The Digital Incubation Center (DIC) was created to boost ICT innovation in Qatar, particularly among young people at the critical early stages of starting or growing a technology-related business.
The DIC is looking for entrepreneurs capable of harnessing emerging technologies to create innovative products, solutions, or services that will contribute to Qatar’s digital economy.
We offer startups free office space, technical support, training and guidance, mentors who can help new businesses avoid the typical start-up pitfalls, and the exposure and public relations from being a part of the DIC.
Successful startups with abilities to grow and scale up will be hosted as tenants in Qatar’s Digital Cluster in Manateq Economic Zone.
Digital Incubator Center offers 3 tracks:
The first year of the DIC Startup Track is structured around a set of milestones taking a startup from prototype to registered business in Qatar.
The second year of the DIC Startup Track is focused on growing the business. Startups with a business already launched can join the Growth Stage program.
IdeaCamp is a new program from the Digital Incubation Center (DIC) for entrepreneurs, developers and designers who have a great idea for a technology solution.
Co-working is changing how we work. At it’s core, co-working occurs when entrepreneurs, and businesses large and small collide in a shared working environment and create synergies.
Hot seats, free internet and other facilities.
We will accept applications for any technology idea, however we are particularly interested in hearing from entrepreneurs who have ideas in the following technology areas.
telecommunications service is a service provided by a telecommunications provider, or a specified set of user-information transfer capabilities provided to a group of users by a telecommunications system.
Machine to machine (M2M) is a broad label that can be used to describe any technology that enables networked devices to exchange information and perform actions without the manual assistance of humans.
Cybersecurity is the body of technologies, processes and practices designed to protect networks, computers, programs and data from attack, damage or unauthorized access.
Social media is the collective of online communications channels dedicated to community-based input, interaction, content-sharing and collaboration.
is a transaction of buying or selling online. Electronic commerce draws on technologies such as mobile commerce, electronic funds transfer, supply chain management, Internet marketing, online transaction processing,,,etc
A smart city is an urban area that uses different types of electronic data collection sensors to supply information which is used to manage assets and resources efficiently.
"Blockchain is a secure method for exchanging assets over the internet and has multiple applications.
These include smart contracts and property assets management, to patient health records and proof of ownership for digital content."
The Internet of Things is the concept of connecting any device, physical object, or even living being to the internet.
One popular use for IoT is within transport networks and smart cities but in reality the applications for this technology are virtually endless.
3D printing will change manufacturing as we know it and has multiple applications across industry.
For prototyping or rapid manufacturing of consumer products, companies within industries such as aviation, automotive, sports, space, food, healthcare are already benefiting from this technology.
Cloud computing is an information technology (IT) paradigm that enables ubiquitous access to shared pools of configurable system resources and higher-level services that can be rapidly provisioned with minimal management effort, often over the Internet.
Big data is data sets that are so voluminous and complex that traditional data processing application software are inadequate to deal with them. Big data is data sets that are so voluminous and complex that traditional data processing application software are inadequate to deal with them.
Makers is a technology company that converts innovative ideas into products and businesses. Makers fields of interest and operations are in Online platforms (Backend and Front End Applications, Digital Transformation and Smart Cities Applications). Currently, makers is working on an online platform for Diet services and developing technologies for vehicle tracking and road safety. Makers is also investigating the use of some international recognise software to benefit the business and industry environments in Qatar. The Diet online platform connects nutrition experts with people interested in losing weight and healthier life-style. Utilizing the platform, customers will subscribe into coaching plans with a nutrition expert that matches their need.
"A social network for people who share the same hobbies and sports interests to meet each other and share in their interests together. This mobile application allows users to organize sports events, invite friends and form a community around the event. It’s a way for people to meet others with shared interests and actively participate in the sporting community."
Build, manage and publish iOS and Android mobile applications using our web-based, simple and feature-rich solution, without a single line of coding. Qeeks can be used to build mobile apps such as company profiles, m-commerce shopping, reservations & bookings, restaurant apps, news and portfolio apps and more. Apps can include features such as discount vouchers, QR scanner, push notifications, RSS feed, audio and video galleries and other essential features.
Al Doha Information Technology uses modern technologies to develop e-learning programs for schools and University students. These interactive learning experiences are created in collaboration with subject matter specialists and expert designers to support online learning at home. The company is a Limited Liability Group that brings together a number of established corporations that are leaders in the information technology arena.
Lagyy is B2B&C digital, business development platform enabling more visibility for potential end users 24/7. It has been created for the markets characterized with a constant migration flow and cluttered offer of home building and renovation materials.
Magaza is an e-commerce platform dedicated for handcrafted and locally made quality products. We strive to provide a streamlined shopping experience and tackling delivery, payment, and communication issues for customers. While offering a flexible platform for sellers to facilitate products showcasing, sales and inventory management and learning.
Qpedia presents the first full hybrid publishing system merging printed and web content with interactive services. Using this platform, Qpedia will publish the first interactive quranic encyclopedia featuring multimedia elements, based on an enriched printed content concept.
Washnow is a stress free dry cleaning and laundry experience designed just for you! We will pick up your laundry and return it clean and fresh at your door or workplace within 48 hours.
Modaris is a leading platform that links students to tutors and trainers. We have been operating in Qatar successfully since September 2015. Modaris.me is home to over 1000 students a month from all over the country. Our tutors are talented university students and recent graduates who are making a difference by helping students who need additional assistance in various subjects and skills. Our mission is to develop an innovative, intuitive platform that enables students to learn faster, and more effectively through talented tutors and trainers.
Xdensity is smartphone application dashboard that allows managers and team members to get access to any project or department information relevant to them in a visual dashboard manner.
An Attachment Device that Connects to the Nintendo switch / Mobile Via a Slot and Deliver 3D anamorphic experience
SuperWire Assistive\'s mission is to serve the special needs sector in the state of Qatar, and throughout the Middle East. At their core is the ability to build capacity, advise, supply, train and support individuals with disability. SuperWire distributes innovative solutions from some of the top Assistive Technology manufacturers around the world and is currently setting up Qatar\'s first Assistive Technology online resource platform.
Mlbayt which is an Arabic word means from home, is an online platform that helps customers order their desired authentic home-made food from professional cooks in Qatar and allows all cooks to show their innovative dishes in a smart professional way. By enabling local chefs to connect with people through their love for cooking, we want to bring back the taste of homemade food.
Schools in Qatar is the first online education consultant website, that takes in charge the job of saving parent’s time and money, by offering them all required information about schools in Qatar, as well as offering them discount program for all education and parenting services.
“NQASHAT” is a qatari advertising company. it is a heritage arabic name, which it means the first symbol the human made to expresses himself on the cave walls as the first visual languge in the world to communicate and send messege to his community. That’s why “NQASHAT” have a great team with excellent background in visual vocabulary and advertising field due to working with national and international clients.
Online Laundry in Qatar providing Fast, Easy, Quality Laundry service to your door step.
In Arabic, Emdad means Supply... Emdad.net is the Supply Network of the Middle East aspiring to be a leading online marketplace for B2B commerce in the emerging markets and connecting businesses to the global arena.
Amana is a cloud solution developed by ACC helps business to streamline administration, reduce costs and optimize operations. It include HR, Payroll, CRM, Document management systems and time sheet features.
Cross boarder remittance platform as an alternative means of sending money through traditional MTO (Money Transfer Operators) in the region by using Blockchain Technology.
Indoor planting solution to grow plants in home, office and other places leading to the purification of the environment using IOT technology and an innovative soil-free planting tray.
Smart Club is a rewards and engagement platform exclusively offered to students and employees; built to help working/studying individuals save money, earn points and redeem goods and services via our in-app shop
Usage of robots for common public in areas like restaurants and cafeterias. We have designed a Robotic cafe where preparation & serving will be fully autonomous.
Technology that helps in waste management by converting food waste into organic compost in Qatar.
A mobile app that has more than 150 salons and beauty and wellness providers in Qatar.
A Virtual Reality device in connection with a VR-App which allows People with Special Needs to do exercises which were recommended to them by medics in a virtual reality setting.
A mobile game that allows players to compete in a virtual football league.
An IoT solution that enables parents and school to track students' buses.
The first app in Qatar that helps you finding and communicating with local auto repair garages and used spare parts suppliers in Qatar.
An online platform for general on demand needs.
Image-based search application that helps local and residents shoppers at Qatar to look for the availability of different products on different local stores, hypermarkets, and shopping malls.
Draywel is a location-based application that makes on-demand delivery of goods easy.
A Mobile App to order your medicines and everyday healthcare products and sit back & relax while we deliver it to you at your doorstep.
A solution that ensures security of events by storing them in blockchain. By leveraging highest standards of cryptography, blockchain acts as distributed ledger by duplicating data across several nodes.
Online fashion platform to promote Qatar based fashion designers.
A creative animation studio focuses on developing high-quality and local animation.
A web based application with an attractive and friendly user interface that provides many features and facilities that helps connecting and interacting with society.
An online marketplace for snacks and drinks.
An online platform for freelancers to post their expertise and for jobs hiring
The first localized matchmaking marketplace platform that connects people who has projects with right skilled people who can contribute in executing the project.
An online marketplace for fish and sea food.
An online marketplace for books purchase and renting
dtag.io is the backbone and easiest starting point for any IoT implementation.
Enhance Asset/Machinery Health Status by Predicting upcoming failures based using Machine learning.so Maintenance Planners will have time to react accordingly.
Low-Level Power Bluetooth Transmission Device Which shall be used in sending push notifications to all surrounding smartphones within a radius from 10 cm to 300 m.
A mobile application that enables a business owner to easily record and access orders.
TakeMeThere is a mobile application that helps companies increase their income by displaying their products in a single platform whatever was their field. It allows the client to put all his needs in front of him in one application and receive deals and discounts in the same application.
UrbanPoint is a growing mobile marketplace that connects trendy consumers with quality businesses in Doha by promoting exquisite experiences, services and great value offers. UrbanPoint aims to serve as a marketplace for ideas and be the starting point for all local commerce.
MyDaar provides the real estate industry with innovative solutions to transform their work from its traditional and diverged nature into a collaborative and process-oriented digital system. MyDaar offers a number of convenient tools to empower agencies to have a better overview on the market, reorganize talents, improve efficiency, eliminate waste, and capture opportunities for profitability and growth. The team specializes in analyzing, developing, and designing web and mobile applications tailored for use in real estate. The portfolio of the team applies advanced technologies such as those used in location-based services and business intelligence.
Speedli offers Qatar’s first online booking system for car wash service appointments, providing the most convenient times, locations & prices. Speedli connects users with car wash service providers through a user-friendly web/mobile platform saving time and eliminating the pain of long queues.
A sophisticated, targeted suite of online and mobile marketing services with high customer penetration (via sms and web based promotions). It is a convenient ‘one stop shop’ for the latest sales promotions, product information and store information that is specifically tailored to a customer’s preferences and buying habits.
BYLENS created the First Qatari stock photography library, where we reflect the business photography in a Qatari sense. Bylens won an honorary award in QITCOM Innovation Theater 2011
A game hub, developing educational and entertaining digital games on mobile and social media platforms. The games reflect Arabic culture to the global market. Target audiences include “soft gamers” or young audiences between the ages 10 -19. The team won first place at the QITCOM Innovation Theater 2012 and joined the Digital Incubation Center in February 2013.
A Qatari-based animation studio with a team of highly qualified members to meet the growing demands in the local multimedia industry. Team members provide animation services in Arabic and English targeting businesses, entertainment and educational sectors. The team joined the Digital Incubation Center in February 2013.
An online social network for children between 6 and 11 years of age, through storytelling about the beauty of the Arab world and its unique culture. SAGO takes a holistic approach to ensure that regional identities, culture, and values are embraced, preserved and loved by future generations.
An online souq where sellers can register and display their store brand products for sale by tag pricing -- not bidding. This concept creates an online market where customers can experience shopping while sitting on their jalis or couches. They can find and compare desired products that can be purchased online and get delivered to their home. Souq Jalis gains revenue from the shop accounts, advertising on the website, and fees from transactions. www.souqjalis.com
A digital machine that regulates intake of medicines through alerting that it is time for medication and keeping records of medication which helps to track the history of the consumed medicine. Aims to reduce the burden on sick and elderly people. Teraz won third place at the QITCOM Innovation Theater 2011.
The first website in Middle East to offer a socially optimized entertainment recommendation service. This ‘engine’ forms a link between the entertainment industry and social media. The website is also an entertainment planner and online ticket booking system, where users can buy tickets online. The team joined the Digital Incubation Center in March 2013.
Evently is a mobile application to discover all events in Qatar. The company up to now has featured over 600 events during the past 12 months through the mobile App , social media , mobile website and the weekly newsletter. Evently recently won the award for the “best mobile app of the year 2015” at Qatar Enterprise Agility Award, Evently has worked with organization like Doha Film Institute , Mathaf , Qatar University, QITCOM, HWW and many other Conference etc.
A digital media company developing an online video channel called Raqami TV that aims to help technology consumers between the ages of 14 and 35 in the Arab world have access to technology news, reviews, and tutorials in their native language. Programs are strictly in video format and set as a TV channel more than a website. Raqami will be presenting shows in an entertaining fashion and simple language suitable for target audiences.
Fi Technologies is a unique and innovative Wi-Fi advertising Platform That provides free Internet to the public such as (coffee shops, hotels, clinics, airports and malls) and allows advertisers to connect to their potential customers through a smart Multi-Media platform.
Meddy is an online platform to help people find best doctors in Qatar. We provide doctor profiles with their background information, reviews on doctor from other patients and clinic locations to easily navigate to the clinic. Our aim is to help you make an informed health decision.
Ozone Studios is an award-winning media production startup. As a production house they take care of the entire creative process including every detail such as conceptualizing, scriptwriting and storyboarding, right through to casting, filming, animation and post-production.
Introducing the world\'s first Geographical Password Solution. This first of its kind cybersecurity technology utilize the human ability to remember places as a means to provide safe access to different systems. Employees instead of writing difficult to remember, construct, and maintain conventional passwords, using this UK patented technology, they will just pick places on planet Earth as their extremely strong geographical passwords, bringing their enterprise protection to the next level. Imagine your geographical password to your bank, email, or social network is your summer home or the lake you have visited few years ago!
Q3 is an early stage start-up company specializing in design and development of innovative healthcare devices in Doha. Currently Q3 Health has come up with an innovative world’s first smartphone case that provides non-invasive on-demand blood glucose and body fat monitoring. This device integrated in your daily life is expected to be a breakthrough compared to the existing devices in the market. Currently the team is working on fine tuning the product and reaching out to potential investors to take the product to the next level.
Fahrasqatar is a business directory targeting businesses and individuals which allows search for various businesses and their addresses around Qatar. It is an information portal to search businesses in a specific location in Qatar and also provides the latest news for visitors about business offers and venues. It is a site for targeted banners/advertisements and also for newsletter marketing and RSS feeds for businesses.
Qatar.is is a dynamic website which showcases individual Qatari talent in a visually powerful way and provides hiring managers and recruiters with essential and easy to access information on potential candidates. The result is an easy, simple and visually powerful platform to access Qatari candidates, and an easy way for hiring managers to get in touch with potential candidates. It is a Nationalization project for Jobs. The team won honorary award in the QITCOM Innovation Theater 2011.
An online fashion & lifestyle destination dedicated to Middle Eastern women. It combines original digital content (magazine) and a boutique which is an online platform for independent regional designers. Urban Souq won second place at QITCOM Innovation Theater 2011.