SEAT Global Magazine - Sports Industry Case Studies Issue 05 June/July 2017 Special Edition - Page 6

SC Co-launches Qatar Innovation Community with Three Partners

The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC), Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP) and Ooredoo, along with 15 national stakeholders, have joined forces to launch Qatar Innovation Community (QIC) in an effort to accelerate innovation across Qatar and create solutions for the 2022 FIFA World Cup™ and beyond.

Through various innovation programmes and initiatives, focusing on different strategic areas, the QIC will support and enable Qatar’s innovation capability and knowledge capital. In addition, it will address national priorities and look to enhance Qatar’s image and global competitiveness.

The launch event took place during the QITCOM exhibition at Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) on Wednesday 8 March. The event was attended by His Excellency Jassim Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti, Minister of Transport and Communications, His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim Al Thani, Minister of Economy and Commerce, His Excellency Mohammad bin Abdullah Al Rumehi, Minister of Municipality and

Environment, His Excellency Mr Hassan Al Thawadi, SC Secretary General, Mrs Reem Al Mansoori, Assistant Undersecretary, MoTC, Dr Hamad Al Ibrahim, QSTP Chairman, and Mr Waleed Al Sayed, Ooredoo CEO, along with representatives from the 15 stakeholders.

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