The QSTP Accelerator is an intensive three-month program designed to provide aspiring entrepreneurs who are interested in technology innovation with training and mentorship to help them take their idea to market.
Combining funding and mentoring, the QSTP Accelerator helps participants to achieve three main objectives:
  • Verify whether the idea is commercially viable 
  • Create a very rough conceptual prototype (Minimum Viable Product) of their idea
  • Pitch it idea to potential investors


The QSTP Incubator is a technology-focused program that fosters local entrepreneurship and innovation in the Qatar. It aims to support the launch, establishment and growth of promising start-ups, spin-offs and SMEs through mentoring, coaching, business facilitation, access to funding, subsidized office space in QSTP and other support business services.

Technology Development

Proof of Concept Fund

QSTP’s Proof of Concept Fund provides grants for Qatar-based researchers to demonstrate the technical and commercial viability of their innovations, helping them move from the lab bench to the point where commercial investors are ready to back it.

Corporate Research Fund

The Corporate Research Program stimulates and directs the development of corporate-driven applied research activities. Its goal is to raise the level of corporate research and commercialization at QSTP and support the development of technologies relevant to Qatar’s economy and society.

For applications, FAQs, and eligibility criteria, please visit www.qstp.org.qa