12 Arab Innovators Become Stars of Science on MBC4

Stars of Science on MBC4

Twelve of the Arab world’s most promising and remarkable young innovators beat thousands of rival applicants to be selected as candidates on the seventh season of Stars of Science, Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development ‘s (QF) “edutainment reality” TV program on MBC4.

This selection concludes the casting phase and marks the onset of the highly competitive engineering stage of the program, in which candidates work tirelessly with mentors to turn their concepts into prototypes; further advancing QF’s mission of unlocking human potential in the next generation of aspiring young science and technology innovators.

Chosen candidates have roots in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), Egypt, Algeria, Jordan, Palestine, Lebanon, Syria and Tunisa, reflecting the diversity that has characterized Stars of Science since its inception. Their distinct inventions feature smart technology that can solve problems in fields as varied as medical diagnostics, mobility for the physically challenged, sports, renewable energy and nutrition.

On the first three episodes of Stars of Science, thousands of applicants from across the Middle East and North Africa were screened in a multi-country casting tour by a panel of highly experienced jurors. In the latest Majlis episode, jury members selected twelve of the seventeen shortlisted applicants to become candidates, advancing them to the next phase of the competition, held at Qatar Science & Technology Park, a member of Qatar Foundation.

Jury Members Stars of Science

Viewers can track their progress through daily episodes starting on Saturday, October 10th at 4 PM KSA / 1 PM GMT on MBC4. The first engineering elimination episode will be aired on Friday, October 16th at 7PM KSA/ 4 PM GMT on MBC4. This seventh season will culminate in a live final, where both the jury and viewers will decide which candidates will share the prize money of $600,000.

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