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Qatar Science & Technology Park

Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP), part of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D), is Qatar’s primary incubator for technology development, fostering the environment required for accelerating commercialization of research and supporting innovation and entrepreneurship. QSTP focuses on four themes as per the Qatar National Research Strategy (QNRS) announced in 2012; Energy, Environment, Health Sciences and Information & Communication Technologies. QSTP is located in Qatar Foundation's Education City and has access to the resources of its cluster of leading research universities.

In addition to QSTP’s centers, members include small companies, international corporations and research institutes that have together committed to fund ventures, create intellectual property, enhance technology management skills, and develop innovative products in line with the scientific and research components of Qatar National Vision 2030.

QSTP aims to grow Qatar’s “post-carbon economy” by encouraging companies and institutes from around the world to develop and commercialize their technology in Qatar, and by helping entrepreneurs launch technology businesses.

Current Members

QSTP TECHTalks

  • Review QSTP TECHtalks ICT: SOCIAL MEDIA ANALYTICS: GIVING VOICE TO THE REGION
    Guest Speaker:Mr Mohamad Takriti
    Chief Executive Officer, iHorizons
    Venue:Room 236-237, Level 2, Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC)
    Date:5/28/2014 12:00:00 AM
  • QSTP TECHtalks Health Sciences: OBESITY PREVENTION AND CURE: SO NEAR AND YET SO FAR…
    Guest Speaker:Dr Vidya Mohamed-Ali
    Director of the Life Sciences Research Division
    Venue:GE-ATRC at QSTP
    Date:4/23/2014 12:00:00 AM
  • QSTP TECHtalk Environment: Water Resource Management Challenges and Water Security
    Guest Speaker:Mr. Abdulsattar Al-Rasheed
    Chief Executive Officer for RAF
    Venue:GE-ATRC at QSTP
    Date:3/25/2014 12:00:00 AM
  • Evolution of Wireless Technology to 4G and Beyond
    Guest Speaker:Dr. Amer El-Saigh
    Head of Networks
    Venue:GE-ATRC at QSTP
    Date:11/3/2013 12:00:00 AM
  • Topic: Energy and Transport
    Guest Speaker:
    Venue:GE-ATRC at QSTP
    Date:6/12/2013 12:00:00 AM
Sport Medicine Hackathon
Member IASP
AlMajlis

Calendar

  • Doha | Dates: 19 – 22 Oct, 2014

    31st IASP World Conference

    The 31st round of the International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation World Conference is coming, for the first time, to the Arab World, taking place in Doha, Qatar from the 19th to the 22nd of October, 2014.
  • Dates: 28 – 28 May, 2014

    QSTP TECHtalks ICT: SOCIAL MEDIA ANALYTICS: GIVING VOICE TO THE REGION

    Social media represent a major shift of how information is being produced, transferred and consumed. User generated content from diverse sources in the form of comments, blog posts, and tweets establish huge amounts of information.
  • Dates: 23 Apr, 2014

    TECHtalks series: Health Sciences Theme

    OBESITY PREVENTION AND CURE: SO NEAR AND YET SO FAR…

What we offer

  • Premises

    Companies can lease premises in our multi-occupancy buildings, or commission their own buildings for design and build by QSTP.
  • Facilities & services

    QSTP provides world-class offices and laboratories specifically designed for technology-based companies.
  • Free zone

    QSTP is a free zone, making it easy and attractive to establish a technology-based company in Qatar.
  • Investing in Qatar

    QSTP is home to many different types of organizations. What they have in common is the development, transfer and commercialization of technology.

Director

Director

Hamad Mohammed Al Kuwari

Al Kuwari is responsible for developing strategic plans for growth in applied research in a number of fields, particularly energy. He is also responsible for identifying areas where synergies can be built between tenants, engaging in new activities that are proposed to QSTP, and liaising with governmental agencies.

Board of Directors

  • Dr Thomas Zacharia

    Dr Thomas Zacharia

    Dr Thomas Zacharia serves as the Executive Vice President of Research and Development at Qatar Foundation, where he contributes to QF’s overall mission by advancing and promoting the organization’s research initiatives.

  • Dr. Hassan R. Al-Derham

    Dr. Hassan Al-Derham

    Dr. Hassan Al-Derham is the Vice President for Research at Qatar University since June 2007. Before that he served in several positions at QU including Associate VP for Research and Head of Civil Engineering.

  • Abdulaziz Bin Nasser Al-Khalifa

    Abdulaziz Bin Nasser Al-Khalifa

    Mr. Abdulaziz Bin Nasser Al-Khalifa was appointed as CEO in September 2013 in Qatar Development Bank and brings extensive experience in the SME and the private sector and field of entrepreneurship.

  • Dr. Hassan R. Al-Derham

    Fahad Hamad Al-Mohannadi

    General Manager at Qatar Electricity and Water Company. Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering on 1980 from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

  • Dr. Nasser AL-Mohannadi

    Dr. Nasser Al-Mohannadi

    Dr. Nasser AL-Mohannadi is the Research and Technology Center Manager at Qatar Petroleum with responsibilities to plan and execute R&D needs for existing and new business ...

  • Robert Nelsen

    Robert Nelsen

    Robert Nelsen is a co-founder and a Managing Director of ARCH Venture Partners. He joined ARCH at its founding and played a significant role in the early sourcing, financing and development of more than thirty companies, ...

  • Pekka SOINI

    Pekka SOINI

    Mr Pekka Soini is Director General, CEO of Tekes, the Finnish Funding Agency Innovation. Prior to his current position at Tekes, Pekka headed Corporate Development Office (CDO) at Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) ...

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