Hackathon Data

For the UAE Hackathon, priority is given to teams that incorporate a portion of UAE government-supplied data into their solutions. Datasets are available on the UAE Data Portal (bayanet.ae), Abu Dhabi Data Portal, Dubai Data Portal, Ajman Data Portal. Please visit and download data before arriving at the hackathon. Below are a sample of available datasets according to the hackathon subthemes, though any data are welcome that contribute to innovative solutions.



Education was, and remains to be, pivotal for building the capacity of the UAE nationals and enabling them to participate in making the bright future for their country.


  • Location of government run schools across the country
  • Number of students and teachers for school and grades
  • Graduation rates and fields of study

UAE Open Data Portal

Each of these and more UAE datasets can be found on the main portal: bayanet.ae. Additional UAE datasets are also available from from ministries and municipalities, a sample set can be found here