RDI Partnerships & Communications

Program Purpose

Establish strategic partnerships and conduct strategic communication to enable and activate a globally connected and locally empowered RDI ecosystem in Qatar


Global RDI Stakeholders, Local RDI stakeholders & wider community

Funding Initiatives:

Local Partnerships:

  • Initiate, develop and oversee partnerships with local RDI stakeholders based on agreed engagement model.

Global Partnerships:

  • Engage more actively and strategically with key countries and international organizations in areas of strategic interest to Qatar to build key priority sectors, fill capability gaps and encourage knowledge transfer

Qatar Global Innovation Summit:

  • Connect local and global innovation stakeholders, promoting Qatar’s RDI ecosystem internationally to attract global and regional opportunities

QRDI Outreach:

  • Build QRDI brand locally with the RDI stakeholders and the broader community through promotion of Qatar RDI activities and providing thought leadership

Benefits to Program Recipients:

  • Increased role of government and industry in driving the RDI agenda
  • Raise public awareness of RDI
  • Forge local and global strategic relationships that are based on complementary priorities and values.

Benefits to Qatar

  • Drive innovation in Qatar through enhanced synergies among local RDI stakeholders
  • Strengthen Qatar’s global footprint in RDI
  • Internationalize RDI success globally
  • Enable the attraction of top international talent