HH Sheikha Moza attends 'Catalyzing The Future' QSTP celebration

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HH Sheikha Moza attends 'Catalyzing The Future' QSTP celebration


Doha, Qatar, Monday, October 21, 2019

Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), tonight attended the 'Catalyzing The Future' celebration of the 10th anniversary of Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP).

'Catalyzing The Future' was attended by HE Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, and HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defense Affairs, and Chairperson of the Qatar Research, Development and Innovation Council Dr. Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah, alongside ministers and dignitaries, and representatives from Qatar's research, development, and innovation (RDI) ecosystem.

It marked Qatar Foundation's (QF) achievements in the field of RDI and emphasized how a nationwide commitment to advancing innovation will create a legacy for Qatar, looking ahead to the next phase of the nation's RDI journey. QSTP, which hosted the event, has become a national and regional hub of technology innovation and development since its establishment by QF 10 years ago.

'Catalyzing The Future' highlighted how the culture created by Qatar Foundation in education, research, development, and innovation has provided the platform to take RDI in Qatar to a new level supporting the nation's economic and social development, and underpinning its self-sufficiency and sustainability.

It also spotlighted the role that QSTP, part of Qatar Foundation Research, Development and Innovation, will play in accelerating Qatar's business RDI sector and making it a global destination for technology companies and talent.

'Catalyzing The Future' culminated with a speech by HE Dr. Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah, who chairs the Qatar Research, Development and Innovation Council, a national body charged with creating a nationwide strategy for research, development, and innovation, QRDI 2030, and the operating model for its successful execution.

Her Highness also toured an exhibition highlighting the achievements of technology ventures that have been incubated at QSTP in the fields of applied research, innovation, and entrepreneurship.