The Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) | AD SME
Partner / Government support

The Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) is the government entity responsible for attracting and facilitating investment in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. It supports companies to achieve long-term, sustainable success in the emirate and across the region, facilitating their expansion and setting them up for regional growth opportunities.

With a comprehensive range of tailored services and incentives, ADIO enables opportunities for innovative investors and entrepreneurs. It connects relevant stakeholders in Abu Dhabi’s innovation ecosystem, bringing together the right partnerships to help businesses of all sizes make the most of Abu Dhabi and identify the right opportunities.

Through its Investor Care Services, ADIO manages the end-to-end investor journey, ensuring the seamless establishment of new legal entities, the mobilisation of employees and the efficient start of the companies’ journeys in Abu Dhabi.

Through incentive instruments, it supports eligible businesses with innovation at the core to help ensure long-term, sustainable success in the market and across the region.

Financial incentives include rebates and grants to support investments in innovation. ADIO also works with ecosystem partners to provide equity investments and other incentives.

Non-financial incentives include assistance to access land, office space and other facilities; regulatory assistance including visas, select trial licences and more; or potential exemptions for select government fees and requirements.


Investment Incentives
Investor Care Services
Innovation Programme

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