Barzan Holdings building long-term security and being part of 2022

30/03/21

Barzan Holdings was recently announced as a partner for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar.

According to the Ministry of Defense (MoD), Barzan Holdings will implement an anti-drone system for the event. It will test and evaluate unmanned anti-aircraft systems with the mandate to identify the system best suited for the operational requirements and the technical specifications.

Barzan Holdings is fully or wholly owned by the State of Qatar and is the procurement and investment arm of the Ministry of Defense (MoD). In 2018, the company has been establish to update and upgrade the national security sector. The ecosystem includes a dedicated research and development space of approximately 40,000 square meters at the Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP).

Barzan Holdings’ focus is on three distinct areas: (A) investment, (B) research and development and (C) strategic procurement.

In line with the Qatar National Vision 2030 (QNV 2030), human development, knowledge transfer, technology development and innovation as well as capacity building are the core of Barzan Holdings’ strategy to promote and support the transition to a knowledge-based economy.

The organization has a diverse portfolio that consists of direct and indirect as well as early-stage venture capital investments.

It is a commercial gateway for the national security sector and in constant search of best-in-class SMBs and SMEs with the most promising solutions.

Please click on the link and reach out to learn more about Barzan Holdings, the opportunities and possibilities in the State of Qatar as well as Business Start Up Qatar.

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