Among the core objectives of the Qatar Science and Technology Park (QSTP) is to create an environment that advances innovation and collaboration by attracting and supporting technology-based startups and entrepreneurs that are focused on the development of tech-based products and services and the commercialization of scientific research.
QSTP has developed the Research to Startup (RTS) program to direct this notable initiative in an effort to support both researchers and entrepreneurs. RTS drives innovation and encourages novel technologies to enter the marketplace through enterprise creation.
In the upcoming cycle of the RTS Program, selected entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to explore new market applications for technologies developed by:
- Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), member of Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU)
- Qatar University (QU)
- Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar (VCUarts Qatar)
RTS aims to facilitate the creation, acceleration and scaling of startups that leverage technologies developed by leading research institutes and universities in Qatar.