Startup In Residence Program

Explore a new market in Qatar

Interested to explore a new market in Qatar and the Middle East?

QSTP Startup in Residence Program helps you establish a presence in Qatar and introduce you to the local community.

What is it?

A special soft-landing program for international tech startups who are eager to establish their presence in Qatar and join our growing innovation ecosystem in Qatar Science & Technology Park. While the program does not offer funding, it supports foreign tech startups at a critical stage of their journey by providing them with a place to work and access to a community of like-minded individuals within QSTP, from which to grow their enterprise.

What’s in it for you..

  • Easy and affordable incorporation in the QSTP Free Zone
  • Introduction to the local business and research community
  • Access to other QSTP programs on a case by case basis

What we are looking for..

  • You must be a foreign tech startup that has passed the ideation stage and has traction in terms of product development, usage or sales
  • You see a strategic rationale for having a presence in Qatar, be it the local market, access to a launch customer, research collaboration with one of our leading institutes or otherwise


Got it? Keep an eye on this page to apply once the online form is available. Or drop us a line at [email protected], using your company email.