SEAT Global Magazine - Sports Industry Case Studies Issue 05 June/July 2017 Special Edition - Page 8

“We look forward to working closely with all stakeholders to leverage the opportunities provided from hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup.”

Mr Al Sayed said “Ooredoo has been at the forefront of cutting-edge innovation since its founding in 1987. Our vision is to enrich our customers’ daily lives and help fulfil their dreams and aspirations. Through Qatar Innovation Community we will promote this philosophy to current and future innovators as we work with national stakeholders to deliver a bright future for the country, the region and the world.”

All stakeholders have shown strong commitment to the initiative and made valued contributions over recent months. During 2017 the QIC will aim to strengthen stakeholder links and align innovation capabilities.

In addition, QIC will launch three key services in order to accelerate knowledge transfer, innovation discovery, collaboration opportunities, innovation-driven entrepreneurship opportunities and joint public-private innovation projects. QIC will also implement a continuous improvement strategy to ensure the body adapts to its stakeholders’ needs and priorities.