CHALLENGE & INNOVATION FORUM Qatar 2021
Challenge and Innovation Forum (CIF) Qatar 2021, is the first forum of its kind in the region. It includes a number of competitions and events with the aim of motivating and encouraging inventors around the world. Apply now and win big.
What the participants will get?
Travel and accommodation expenses covered.
Meet creative inventors and innovators from all over the world.
Live an exceptional one-week experience in the world of innovation.
How does it work
CIF Qatar 2021 has two main competitions, which are exhibition for best inventions, and hackathon.
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.
After the inventions exhibition is done, you will be divided into groups, where you will compete against other teams to invent new ideas from scratch, in a hackathon-style competition for 48 hours.
Challenge and Innovation Forum Qatar 2021
Because we belive in the creativity and innovation of the human brain, that is why CIF was born to showcase your brilliant inventions to the world and get the chance to win big cash prizes, that might help you continue your journey.
Director, Innovation and Economic Development, Qatar Foundation
President, International Federation of Inventors’ Associations (IFIA)
President, Jury of the Geneva International Invention Fair
Director, IP Rights Protection Department, Ministry of Commerce and Industry Qatar
IP and Agreement Specialist, Qatar Foundation
Dr. Hareb Al-Jabri
Director, Innovation and IP Office, Qatar University
7 July 2021
10 September 2021
25 September 2021
Announcing the final list of participants
7 November 2021
11 November 2021
Closing ceremony and announcing the winners