Triggering transformative change.

Our homegrown research university Hamad Bin Khalifa University hosts three research institutes that are developing programs and platforms at the intersection of industry and academia.




Our three specialized research institutes—operating under the umbrella of our homegrown Hamad Bin Khalifa University—are each focused on conducting pioneering research in areas of national priority for Qatar, supporting sustainable development and economic diversification goals, while having the potential to benefit the world.

Our Institutes


Positioned at the intersection of academia and industry, our research institutes—through multidisciplinary research programs and initiatives—are producing solutions that address Qatar’s challenges and meet market needs.

Featured Projects


At Qatar Foundation, we try to make sure our research projects span a wide range of industries and themes to ensure we can create meaningful, multisectoral difference on the challenges we all face.

Here are just some of our projects doing exactly that.



Activate your ideas


If you’ve got an idea for a project or would like to pursue a partnership with one of our institutes, get in touch: