Endorsement Program

The Endorsement Program is designed to provide a launchpad for international/local established entities who already have a ready-to-market ICT Accessibility and Assistive Technology solutions that require endorsement to access a broader market and specific institutions in Qatar and the Arab region. Mada Endorsement Program will facilitate the solution to stand out in the Market while increasing the credibility and impact trigger between Mada partners.

Applicants selected for this stream will conduct series of thorough evaluation from relevant Focus Groups and Beta-Users through Mada Innovation Program. This process ensures that the supported solution is on a par with international best practicing standards and on its full potential to effectively access a broader market and specific institutions in Qatar and the Arab region. Mada will showcase successful solutions to the MadaLAB where cutting-edge supported solutions are guaranteed to be innovative and meets the diverse needs of PWDs and PFLs.

Following is the journey of successful applications:

1. Apply to Mada Innovation Program

2. Evaluate Application

3. Categorize Stream of Successful Applications

a. Entrepreneurship
b. Localization & Grants
c. Endorsement Program

4. Technical and Feasibility Review

a. Focus Group
b. Beta-Users

5. Sign Mada Endorsement Agreement

6. Launch Endorsed Solution to the MadaLAB

7. Issue Mada Endorsement Certificate

8. Endorsement Announcement

Endorsed Assistive Technologies

Dot Watch

Dot Watch

The Dot Watch is the world’s first Braille Smartwatch. One of the main functions of the Dot Watch is that the watch instantly receive all the notifications, messages, and calls they get from the smartphone.

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Date: October 2019
Duration: 2 Years

Dot Mini

Dot Mini

This is a braille e-book reader, which is created from the idea to support visually blind people and solve the inequality of information they have.

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Date: October 2019
Duration: 2 Years

Bonocle

Bonocle

Current braille solutions are fully built devices that utilize a line of braille to allow the visually impaired individual to read selected files that are uploaded on the device.

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Date: October 2019
Duration: 2 Years