Mission and Vision

The current (2017- 2021) strategy of the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences supports the national goals envisioned in the Kuwait 2030 Vision and Strategic Plan, in addition to the objectives included in The Five Year Development Plan of the State of Kuwait. The Foundation's strategy embraces the latest ideas and concepts on Kuwait’s needs of science, technology, and innovation and recognizes the vital role of the Foundation and its Centers in addressing these needs and ensures a more systematic approach of its funding and sponsorship programs.

The strategy addresses three thrusts: Dissemination and Publicizing Scientific Culture, Supporting Scientific Research, and enhancing innovation efficacy of enterprises and the youth.

"A thriving culture of science, technology and innovation (STI) for sustainable Kuwait"

Stimulate and encourage progress and advancement of Science, Technology, and Innovation for the benefit of society, research and enterprises in the State of Kuwait"

Key initiatives include developing and improving the scientific culture in society, strengthening research and innovation capacities and ensure its enabling environment, sponsoring talented and promising Kuwaitis, transforming scientific knowledge into innovation, and encouraging and boosting more technological capabilities of the private sector.