Q atar Foundation established Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) in 2006 as part of its ongoing commitment to establish Qatar as a knowledge-based economy. Qatar Foundation views research as essential to national and regional growth; as the means to diversify the nation’s economy, enhance educational offerings and develop areas that affect the community, such as health and environment. 

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  • Address: PO Box 5825, Doha, Qatar

أنشأت مؤسسة قطر الصندوق القطري لرعاية البحث العلمي عام 2006 كجزء من التزامها المستمر بإقامة الاقتصاد القائم على المعرفة في دولة قطر. وتولي مؤسسة قطر للبحوث أهمية قصوى استنادًا إلى دورها الحيوي في تحقيق النمو سواء داخل قطر أو على الصعيد الإقليمي، وكونها وسيلة لتنويع اقتصاد البلاد، وتعزيز الفرص التعليمية، وتطوير المجالات المؤثرة في المجتمع كالصحة والبيئة.

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Tuesday, November 28, 2023 6:45 PM Doha Time

QNRF &TÜBİTAK Announce Awardees of their Joint Research Funding Call on Autonomous Systems

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Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) and The Scientific and Technological Research Institution of Turkey – TÜBİTAK have announced the results for the Academia-Industry Cooperation on Autonomous Systems call, the fourth cycle of their joint research funding program.

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) and The National Center for Scientific and Technical Research (CNRST) -Morocco, have announced the result for their joint Equine Research Call.

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The proposal “Building a resource for Equine Genome Research in Qatar and Morocco” which is submitted by  the Equine Veterinary Medical Center  and Institut Agronomique et Vétérinaire Hassan II was awarded.

QNRF Announce Results of 14th Cycle of NPRP-Standard and 1st cycle of NPRP-BSRA

14th Cycle of NPRP-Standard and 1st cycle of NPRP-BSRA

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Qatar Foundation member Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) has announced the results of the 14th cycle of its main funding program, the National Priorities Research Program – Standard Track (NPRP14-S). It has also posted results for the first cycle of its new program, the NPRP-Blue Skies Research Award (NPRP-BSRA).

QNRF and QGP Announce Results of Fifth Cycle of Path Towards Precision Medicine Call

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Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) and Qatar Genome Program (QGP)are proud to announce the completion of the 5th cycle of the Path Towards Precision Medicine (PPM) program, a unique funding program aimed at supporting and advancing research to guide healthcare decisions towards the most effective prevention, diagnosis and/or treatment based on a patient’s unique genetic profile. This call is committed to the enhancement of genomic research efforts in Qatar with an added focus on innovative projects aimed at translating basic research into tangible clinical implementation.

Research Outcome Seminar on Social Computing and Applications

from 10am-12pm on 11 April 2022

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Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) cordially invites you to its Research Outcome Seminar (ROS), on “Social Computing and Applications.” Social computing facilitates social interactions via computers and represents the intersection of social behavior and computing systems. It refers to systems that support the gathering, representation, processing, use, and dissemination of information that is distributed across social collectivities such as teams, communities, organizations, and markets. It includes social media, email, blogs, instant messaging, Wikipedia, and other interactive services and applications.


Research Outcome Seminar on Catalysts and Catalytic Processes

From 9-11am on 30 March 2022

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Qatar National Research Fund cordially invites you to its Research Outcome Seminar (ROS) on “Catalysts and Catalytic Processes”. A substance that can speed up the reaction process without being consumed by it, catalysts are often perfect candidates to lower the activation energy or modify the mechanism of a process. Today, catalysis is significant in industry and industrial research and various catalysts are constantly being developed to meet economic and environmental objectives. A homogeneous or heterogeneous catalyst that delivers a different reaction with lower activation energy and better selectivity control can have a significant impact on process feasibility, on the environment, and

The 'Cool Story' of Qatar's World Cup Stadiums

QNRF PR 0 3435

The mastermind behind the cooling technologies for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 stadiums, has revealed the details of the whole process. Nicknamed ‘Dr Cool’, Dr Saud Ghani, professor of mechanical engineering at Qatar University led the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) research project resulting in the development of the cooling technologies in the stadiums for the upcoming World Cup.

QNRF-Funded Research Leads to World-Class Roads in Qatar

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Research funded by Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), a member of Qatar Foundation (QF), has resulted in stronger and more sustainable roads in the country with advanced national standards for pavement construction. “Road quality is driven by specifications - if you specify old technology, you get lower quality. Similarly, if you update your specifications and technologies, the road construction industry steps up its game to deliver to high specifications,” said Dr Eyad Masad, professor at Texas A&M University at Qatar, who led the research.

Qatar’s Oldest Known Natural Pearl Bead Discovered in Ancient Grave

Rare archaeological find gives new insights into Qatar’s pearl-diving history

QNRF PR 0 1995

A local excavation mission led by Qatar Museums’ (QM) Excavation and Site Management head Dr Ferhan Sakal has discovered the oldest known natural pearl bead in Qatar, corresponding to the earliest human settlements on the peninsula. Dated to 4600 BCE, the historic find was enclosed within a grave at Wadi Al Debaian, one of the country’s oldest Neolithic sites, QM said in a statement Wednesday.

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