The Qatar Science & Technology Park is organising The Arab Innovation Academy (AIA), one of the largest entrepreneurship programs in the Pan-Arab region. The accelerated mode of experiential learning turns an idea into a startup in just 10 days.
The program will take place from January 3 to 16, 2018 in Doha, Qatar.
Participants will live the startup experience by having access to modern innovation tools and networking opportunities, as well as interdisciplinary teamwork and communication skills development.
They will also get to experiment with their ideas in a real-life setting, with a marketplace and real customer feedback, and with the assistance of experienced mentors from Silicon Valley, participants will launch an MVP in order to build real market traction by acquiring their first 1000 customers.
The AIA progrqm will also include keynotes from top industry experts. Speakers from Silicon Valley companies, the world’s top universities, and global startups will share the best practises.
These speakers will include Maher Hakim (QTSP), Danny Lange (Unity Technologies), Bill Reichert (Garage Technology Ventures) and many others as well.
Interested applicants must meet the following selection criteria:
• At least in 1st year of Bachelor’s studies
• Professional proficiency in English
• Passion and interest for entrepreneurship, drive for innovation
• Tenacity and dedication to work hard and achieve program objectives
• Willing to work in a team
For more information, you can find the brochure here