Qatar Foundation’s Stars Of Science Season 12 Premieres This Weekend

Doha, Qatar-Thursday 10 September 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

Qatar Foundation’s Stars of Science returns to TV screens this weekend, with a brand-new set of aspiring Arab innovators ready to present their technological solutions to the world.

From the Gulf to the Middle East all the way to North Africa, more than 100 applicants pitched their inventions to the famed jury and members of the show’s renowned alumni. They put their presentation skills to the test in hopes of earning a place in the selection episode, during which the final eight contestants will be chosen to enter the innovation workshop.

As communities around the world adhere to their collective responsibility in fighting the pandemic, the importance of Stars of Science is more evident than ever. With the rising necessity of investing in science, technology, research, and innovation, the show’s efforts – and other initiatives like it – have proven vital during the COVID-19 outbreak humanity currently faces.

Part of Qatar Foundation’s Qatar Science & Technology Park, Stars of Science aims to drive interest in science, innovation, and entrepreneurship in its viewers – both in an educational and entertaining manner.

The TV program will continue to air until November 6 on several channels across the region and online through the Stars of Science YouTube channel. For a full broadcast guide, please visit www.starsofscience.com

 

About Stars of Science

As the premier innovation show in the Arab world, Stars of Science – the edutainment TV initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF) – empowers Arab innovators to develop technological solutions for their communities, benefitting people’s health and lifestyles, and helping to preserve the environment.

Over a 12-week process, the contestants demonstrate the effectiveness of their solutions in a shared innovation space, competing against time with the support of a team of experienced engineers and product developers. An expert panel of jurors assess and eliminate projects every week across several prototyping and testing rounds, until only four finalists remain to compete for a share of $600,000 in seed funding. Jury deliberation and online voting from the public determine the rankings.

Stars of Science will air every Friday and Saturday from September 11, 2020 till November 6, 2020. Please visit the broadcast guide for channels and timings: starsofscience.com 

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Website - www.starsofscience.com

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/StarsofScienceTV

Twitter - https://twitter.com/starsofscience

YouTube- http://www.youtube.com/user/Starsofsciencetv

Instagram- starsofsciencetv

Tik Tok- starsofscience

 

Qatar Foundation – Unlocking Human Potential

Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF) is a non-profit organization that supports Qatar on its journey to becoming a diversified and sustainable economy. QF strives to serve the people of Qatar and beyond by providing specialized programs across its innovation-focused ecosystem of education, science and research, and community development.

QF was founded in 1995 by His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Father Amir, and Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, who shared the vision to provide Qatar with quality education. Today, QF’s world-class education system offers lifelong learning opportunities to community members as young as six months through to doctoral level, enabling graduates to thrive in a global environment and contribute to the nation’s development.

QF is also creating a multidisciplinary innovation hub in Qatar, where homegrown researchers are working to address local and global challenges. By promoting a culture of lifelong learning and fostering social engagement through programs that embody Qatari culture, QF is committed to empowering the local community and contributing to a better world for all.

For a complete list of QF’s initiatives and projects, visit http://www.qf.org.qa 


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Stars of Science jury members (from right to left):  Professor Abdelhamid El-Zoheiry, Dr. Khalid Al-Ali, and Professor Fouad Mrad (Photo: AETOSWire)

Stars of Science jury members (from right to left): Professor Abdelhamid El-Zoheiry, Dr. Khalid Al-Ali, and Professor Fouad Mrad (Photo: AETOSWire)

Stars of Science alumni return to help with the casting stage (Photo: AETOSWire)

Stars of Science alumni return to help with the casting stage (Photo: AETOSWire)

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