Entrepreneurs, start-ups and fledgling businesses recently participated in a unique workshop to hone the skills they need to launch a successful company.
Hosted by local start-up incubator experts Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP), the workshop focused on ‘Innovation Management’ and was held in collaboration with Qatar Development Bank at the Aladdin Husseini Hall within QSTP.
The ‘Innovation Management’ training program is a collaboration between QSTP and QDB that aims to introduce entrepreneurs and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to the combined services, support, facilities and expertise provided by both QSTP and QDB, in addition to providing assistance and skills training that will help these fledging businesses grow and compete successfully in the local and regional market.
Hamad Al Kuwari, Managing Director of QSTP said, “The Accelerator and Start-Up Incubator cater to the needs of potential entrepreneurs in terms of technology-related idea development, enhancing business skills, creating technology prototypes, or establishing a business and making use of our incubator benefits.
“The Proof of Concept Fund is tailored to help existing Qatari institutions who require financial support with an innovative technology project that addresses a local or regional market gap.”
QSTP focuses on supporting innovation and entrepreneurship through four key themes: Energy, Environment, Health Sciences and Information & Communication Technologies.
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