Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF) is a private, chartered, non-profit organization, founded in 1995 by His Highness Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Father Amir of Qatar. Chaired by Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, QF is guided by the principle that a nation’s greatest resource is the potential of its people. Furthermore, the importance of developing that potential through a network of centers devoted to progressive education, research and community development. Science, research and innovation are essential to Qatar's transformation into a knowledge-based economy.
Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D) is the custodian of the Qatar National Research Strategy (QNRS) and is leading the effort to make Qatar an international center for research and development excellence and innovation. It is home to the Qatar National Research Fund, a globally renowned scientific research funding organization, and the Qatar Science & Technology Park, a world-class hub for technology innovation and commercialization. For more information visit www.qfrd.org