2021 Challenge & Innovation Forum in Qatar [$250000 Prize]

Opportunity Detail

  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Level Non Degree
  • Opportunity ID 5992
  • Funding Type Fully Funded

Opportunity Description

Qatar Scientific Clu in partnership with Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF) is presenting the 2021 Challenge and Innovation Forum (CIF) in Qatar. It is a 5-day program organized in November 7-11, 2021 to motivate youth and inventors from around to be more involved in innovation and technology through challenges, hackathons, competitions, and forums. Apply to this challenge and get a chance to win a grant prize of $250,000.


Details of Challenge and Innovation Forum

Location: Qatar

Deadline: August 31, 2021

Result announcement: September 15, 2021

Event time: 7th- 11th, November 2021

Sponsors and partners

  • Qatar Airways
  • International Federation of inventors Association
  • Ministry of Commerce nad industry
  • Islamic cooperation Youth Forum


Successful applicants will get the following benefits:

  • Travel expense coverage
  • Accommodation coverage
  • Meeting creative inventors and innovators from around the world
  • Live an exceptional one-week experience in the world of innovation

How does forum work?

CIF Qatar 2021 has two main competitions, which are exhibition for best inventions, and hackathons.

The best inventions competition aims to showcase individual inventors’ projects for the first two days, then the participants will be divided into groups where they will compete to develop their unique ideas from scratch to a startup within just 48 hours. All the necessary support will be provided to all participants during the competitions. the first stage is 100000 US dollars.

Showcase your invention in an exhibition-style event and a group of judges will evaluate the best ideas over the first two days. The second stage prize is 150000 USD. After that, you will be divided into groups to compete against other teams to invent new ideas from scratch in a hackathon-style competition

How to apply?

Applicants should apply online using the application form below.

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