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Startup In Residence Program

Interested to explore a new market in Qatar and the Middle East?
QSTP Startup in Residence Program helps introduce you to the local community.

What is it?

A special soft landing program for international tech startups who are eager to develop and provide solutions addressing local and regional market needs.     

We offer a soft landing opportunity that includes:
  • Incubation space with company registration within QSTP Free Zone
  • Support from a corporate partner
  • Access to a lead mentor and other QSTP programs 


So you could tap into a new market and enrich the local innovation ecosystem

What’s in it for you.. 

  • We connect you to a potential launch customer
  • We will introduce you to the local community
  • You will have access to QSTP Incubation Center
  • Access to other QSTP programs on a case by case basis

What we are looking for..

  • You must be a foreign tech startup
  • You must have a solution/service/product that addresses a local and regional market need


Got it? Keep an eye on this page to apply once the online form is available. Or drop us a line at

  • QSTP technovate

    Introducing QSTP technovate discussion platform for the first time in Qatar

    Expand your knowledge and your networks!

    QSTP technovate will bring you the hottest topics and distinguished speakers on startups, product/services development, innovation and commercialization.

    Join us in this new series of events and engage –in a relaxed atmosphere- with industry stars from all over the world; people who have been there, did that, and went through the peaks and troughs to bring their ideas to life.

    Get to meet more people, more entrepreneurs, more innovators and get inspired!

  • Check out the blog

    Do you want to read more on innovation and tech-entrepreneurship? Check out the blog of our Managing Director, Dr Maher Hakim.

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