Doha Oasis for Innovation activity to start today
The Ministry of Culture and Sports in cooperation with ICYF to organize Doha Oasis for Innovation in September
DOHA: As part of ‘Doha OIC Youth Capital 2019’ activities, the Ministry of Culture and Sports in collaboration with Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum announced the organization of the activity ‘Doha Oasis for Innovation’ from September 14 to 20, 2019.
The activity will continue until September 20 under the motto “The Youth is the Power of Nation” in collaboration with the Qatari Scientific Club and under the supervision of the Qatar Center for Cultural and Heritage Events.
The activity aims at stimulating creativity among youth in the fields of invention and innovation, which consolidates a culture of science and work to achieve the demands of development and prosperity.
The ‘Doha Oasis for Innovation’ is meant to provide individual and group competitions to develop the talents and abilities of young people in the areas of invention, innovation, and manufacturing.
The competition is divided into two section: The first an individual competition that will be held on September 15 and 16 at Ali Bin Hamad Al Attiyah Arena, in which each participant will present their invention within two days and there will be a jury working according to international standards for this area, meeting standards adopted by the most important exhibitions in the world.
It is open to everyone between the ages of 18 and 30 and includes 22 disciplines covering all the disciplines from medicine to engineering in various fields and so on.
The second competition will be a group competition which will begin on September 18 and will continue until September 20 at Qatar Scientific Club. The participants are distributed in groups based on different categories. The Qatari Scientific Club will provide all the facilities and necessary needs to assist the innovators in executing their projects.
The group competition seeks to emphasize cooperation and exchange of experiences among the youth of the Muslim world, in addition to introducing young people on how to develop innovations from the idea to the establishment of a professional company.
Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals will be awarded in the individual competitions while the winners of the group competition will be honored during the closing ceremony of the ‘Doha OIC Youth Capital 2019’.