8 01, 2019

Qatar’s state fund expands venture capital activity, bets on US startups

By |2019-01-08T08:32:59+00:00January 8th, 2019|Qatar, Venture Capital|0 Comments

Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund, famous for investments in London’s Shard and Tiffany & Co., is quietly expanding its venture capital unit to invest in U.S. startups, according to people familiar with the matter. The Qatar Investment Authority, created to handle the windfall from the country’s gas and oil exports, has invested in companies including Foursquare [...]

13 04, 2017

Education Ministry and Qatar National Research Fund boost young scientists 

By |2017-04-13T07:00:10+00:00April 13th, 2017|Qatar, State or Government|0 Comments

Projects developed by the brightest young scientific minds from schools across Qatar have been placed in the spotlight through a new national competition organised by Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), a member of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D), and the Ministry of Education and Higher Education. 2,127 students — 31 percent of whom [...]

6 08, 2015

Qatar National Research Fund unveils joint research initiative with British university partners

By |2015-08-06T10:49:34+00:00August 6th, 2015|Qatar, UK/England|0 Comments

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), a member of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D), has launched a joint research support programme in partnership with the UK Government’s Science & Innovation Network, The British Council, and UK Higher Education International Unit. The initiative entitled ‘Qatar/UK Research Networking Programme’ reflects QNRF’s commitment to promote collaboration with [...]