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Innovation

Futura: Aruba Innovation Lab

Futura is an SDG Innovation Lab and its team supports the Aruba Government in the design, development and implementation of a national innovation strategy, focusing on 3 main pillars: people, planet and prosperity. Each project or initiative is designed to contribute towards a thriving innovation ecosystem. Futura is committed to creating a better more sustainable future for our people, planet and communities, by applying the U.N. 2030 SDG Framework and leveraging the island of Aruba as its experimental lab for sustainable solutions.
Three

Pillars

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People


Envisioning the future takes knowledge, creativity, equality, and action. We create pockets of space in the Aruban society where innovation can thrive by making it accessible to anyone who is open to change and /or explore new ways of doing things.

Planet


Driving inclusive growth with protection and preservation of Aruba’s natural resources in the equation. We raise awareness for the island’s limited resources that demand a transition to a circular economy.

Prosperity


We believe that our people are our biggest asset and our human-centered innovation strategy puts the prosperity of the Aruban citizens first.

Collaboration

Initiatives, Projects & Collaborations

Aside from Futura initiatives and projects, we collaborate with many local organizations with innovative ideas and projects to accelerate island wide systemic change.

EXPERIENCE

Events

08 Oct
District 297 Webinar: One Kingdom, Four Countries

District 297 Webinar: One Kingdom, Four Countries

  • October 8, 2020 12:30 pm
  • October 8, 2020 2:00 pm
  • Virtual Event
23 Mar
100 Innovations

100 Innovations

  • March 23, 2020 12:00 am
  • December 31, 2020 11:59 pm
  • Virtual Event
Dynamic

The Team

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Ecosystem

Our partners

Futura initiatives and programs are only possible with the support of our partners. Partnerships are an essential part of accelerating innovation to achieve the desired systemic change on the island.

Aruba Investment BankAruba SDG CommissionAruba Tourism AuthorityAruba Trade and Industry AssociationATECH FoundationB|LABBiblioteca Nacional ArubaCenter of Excellence for SIDSCentral Bank of ArubaChamber of CommerceEstonia eGovernance AcademyEuropean UnionGovernment of ArubaHeart-Centered Leadership FoundationMetabolic FoundationMIT Media LabNYU Government LabOCTASetar N.V.TNO Dutch CaribbeanUNDPUniversity of ArubaWorld Bank GroupYouth Parliament Aruba
Curious

Contact us

The Future belongs to the curious. We invite you to join the conversation and help design a future driven by solutions. Have an Idea you like to share? Feel free to shoot us an email.

+297 5823030
innovation@gobierno.aw
Italiestraat 46, Oranjestad, Aruba

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