Extract of Innovation
Proceeding from Arab Science and Technology Foundation (ASTF) faith that the Arab youth is the core of science and technology development and advance in the Arab world, So ASTF launched a lot of programs that aim to develop the innovation spirit in the Arab youth.
From the Innovation competitions launched by ASTF:
- Made in Arab world competition (MIA)
Made in Arab World competition (MIA):
The MIA competition is considered as pilot project for Industry-University Linkage (IUL), which helps in developing the participants’ entrepreneurial skills as well as recognizing innovative and outstanding technology business ideas, which help to solve real technological or scientific problems in the Arab region to produce new products with significant market value.
For more information about “Made in Arab World” competition, go for the following URL:
The Arab Technology Business Plan Competition (TBPC):
The Arab Technology Business Plan Competition (TBPC) is a regional business plan competition, which encourage the Arab youth to present their own startups ideas business plan in front of venture capitals fund investors who gave them the chance to turn those ideas to business through financial funds from the Arab entrepreneur, which give the Arab youth more passion for searching and invent in the new technologies fields and not waiting for routine governmental vacancies.
TBPC aim to:
- Offer potential opportunities in technology startups and recognize innovative and outstanding technology business ideas and plans.
- Develop entrepreneurial skills for the participants and help them in developing their business plan.
- Increase investments in Arab technology startups by providing Arab investors with diverse & well selected group of startups to invest in.
For more Information about TBPC, Go to the following URL: