in5/DDFC Membership is a platform that gives designers, entrepreneurs and professionals of all design, tech and media disciplines and career levels access to a comprehensive suite of benefits for promotion, talent development, business support in addition to workspace, facilities and equipment.

Workshops & Talks

Business Support

Showcasing & Competitions

Workspace, Facilities & Equipment


Networking & Social Events

You’re a current university student enrolled in a design, tech, or media-related programme.


You are a recent design graduate or professional with up to five years of work experience.


You have over five years of professional experience and a deep knowledge of your craft.


Entrepreneur &
Industry Professional
You are an entrepreneur or a professional in the design, tech and media industry.


in5 supports innovative, active, and engaged startups with subsidized pricing up as follows. After the incubation period at in5 Innovation Center, in5 offer lease options for startups to relocate at various Free Zone locations. A startup team of over 4-members, are termed as Graduates and are provided an independent office options at TECOM Buildings for a subsidized rate. Terms and conditions are applicable to extend the subsidized cost and approval is subject to in5 management decision.

in5 Subsidized Pricing (AED.) Year-1 Year-2 Year-3
License* 1,000 1,000 1,000
Co-working Desks: 12,000 15,000 18,000
Dedicated Office 30,000 35,000 40,000
Visa/Person (Out of Country) ** 1,500
Visa/Person (In-Country) **  3,130
Access To:
Business setup (trade license, visas and oce space)
Community Events & Workshops

*A full license fee of AED.15,000 is applicable after three years

**Visa Validity is three years.  The subsidized pricing is applicable up to four visas.

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