In view of the urgent need to enable Arab innovation in addressing pressures critical to our region, and given the importance of fostering an environment that supports creativity, innovation and productivity, Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation proudly launches the Abdul Hameed Shoman Award for Innovation; covering both science and social Innovation.

Through this award, the Foundation hopes to strengthen the knowledge community, and drive economic growth by promoting the fourth industrial revolution - which is founded on innovation - to address present-day challenges and accelerate societal gains such as job creation and employment that lead to an improved quality of life and the advancement of communities.