Al-Saad Foundation for Knowledge and Scientific Research was founded in 2012 as a dedication for the historical heritage of late Amir of Kuwait H.H Sheikh Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah, may Allah’s mercy be upon him, with the aim to raise of human development through social research, public advocacy in education, development of scientific knowledge, social change based on data and research.
A memorandum was signed by “Al-Saad Foundation for Knowledge and Scientific Research” and “Global Women Inventors & Innovators Network” on the 14th of November 2019 to exchange experiences and find opportunities for female inventors to develop and globally market their projects.
Moreover, memorandum was signed by and between the CEO of Al-Saad Foundation Sheikha Fadia Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah and GlobalWIIN Ambassador at Kuwait Eng. Jenan Al-Shehab in the attendance of Dr. Bola Olabisi the CEO of GWIIN and the CEO of IBTIKAR Initiative Sheikha Nabila Salman Al-Homoud Al-Sabah.
This memorandum states that the Middle East Network for Innovation under the presidency of Eng. Jenan Al-Shehab will be launched from Kuwait on March 8th 2020 under the umbrella of Al-Saad Foundation in cooperation with the Union of Kuwaiti Women’s Associations (ESCWA) to support various projects in the Middle East. The main goal is to exchange experiences and values to the best interest of inventors and innovators in the Middle East and finding mutual opportunities for them to develop their projects and invest it in the global markets.
It is also clarified that the Middle East Network will include (IBTIKAR) Annual Award to support inventions and innovations that will qualify the winner to participate in the GlobalWIIN Awards in the United Kingdom 2020