Qatar University (QU) and Qatar Development Bank (QDB) launched a new version of the National Entrepreneurship Competition “Al Fikra”, which has been redesigned to specifically target universities and higher education institutions in Qatar. The aim is to provide an opportunity for university communities to develop and transform their ideas, knowledge, and intellectual outputs into economic impact outcomes.
The innovative and knowledge-driven start-ups originating from universities are one of the support drivers of economic diversification and transition to innovation and knowledge-based economy in Qatar, in alignment with Qatar National Vision 2030.
QU clarified that applications will be received throughout the month of October. Interested parties can visit Al Fikra National Competition Website for full details.
QU President Dr. Hassan Al Derham and QDB Acting CEO Mr. Abdulrahman Al Sowaidi highlighted the contribution of the competition in encouraging the universities and higher education institutions’ students from various fields in Qatar, to engage in contributing to building Qatar’s knowledge-based economy.
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