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A home to accelerate an innovation mindset and tech-entrepreneurship in Qatar

What if we show you an alternative route; an unbeaten track that may eventually make you the next tech star like Mark Zuckerberg, Chad Hurley, etc.?!

See what’s happening on the other side of the world; discover your potential; open up your horizons and meet people who disrupt the world and enhance our lives… aka Tech Innovators.

Arab Innovation Academy

The first and largest tech-entrepreneurship program in the Middle East, challenging and supporting participants to create a new startup in just 10 days.

A partnership between QSTP and the European Innovation Academy (EIA), this intensive hands-on program introduces participants to accelerated modes of experiential learning, including how to develop and launch a tech startup in a real marketplace with actual customer feedback.

Students at AIA

300+ students have taken part in the Arab Innovation Academy since its inception.

Journey & Approach

AIA Journey

What’s in it for you

  • Learn new sets of skills and gain expertise

  • Learn more about innovation, entrepreneurship, and product development

  • Meet mentors, professionals, and other like-minded students

  • Access QSTP events and activities specifically designed for students

  • Build your own entrepreneurial network


  • Graduate student or undergraduate student in their junior or senior year

  • Enrolled in a university based in Qatar

  • Technology enthusiast

  • Excited, passionate, and committed

How to Apply

Applications are now closed. Stay tuned for the next round!

Sign up using below form to get notified when new dates are announced. For further questions about the program, please email us at: [email protected]

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