Participation of 100,000 Scientists from the Islamic World in the Mustafa Prize Network

In a significant development, the Mustafa Science and Technology Foundation has announced the participation of 100,000 esteemed scientists from across the Islamic world in its esteemed programs. These exceptional individuals have been identified from a pool of 900 renowned scientific centers worldwide.

As reported by Sinapress, the communication and promotion office of the Mustafa Foundation stated that Mehdi Saffarinia, the director of the Mustafa Science and Technology Foundation, revealed this noteworthy information during the “Khadim Al-Mustafa gathering.” Surveys conducted by the foundation have revealed that an astounding 70 million individuals in the Islamic world have contributed to scientific research by publishing at least one scientific documentary.

Saffarinia further elaborated that out of this impressive number, over 3 million individuals are actively engaged in scientific pursuits, representing approximately 4% of the global research community. Notably, these individuals form the audience of the Mustafa Award in our programs. It is of utmost importance for us to expand the reach of our programs to cater to this significant cohort.

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The CEO of the Science and Technology Mustafa Foundation emphasized that the foundation’s programs and network currently encompass 100,000 scientists hailing from the Islamic world, all of whom actively participate in the foundation’s initiatives. This exceptional number has been meticulously identified from 900 esteemed scientific centers worldwide.

In light of this remarkable progress achieved within a span of ten years, the CEO expressed hope that this momentum will propel the Mustafa Prize to become one of the foremost accolades in the world.

Saffarinia acknowledged the notable impact made by Mustafa Prize laureates such as Professor Jackie Ying, Professor Shokrallahi, Professor Khadim Al-Husseini, Professor Shahin, Professor Baharvand, and Dr. Abdul Ahad. Their groundbreaking contributions have not only enriched the scientific landscape but have also reached the stage of commercialization.

The director of the Science and Technology Mustafa Foundation underlined the foundation’s role in identifying and promoting these exceptional individuals among a pool of 100,000 scientists, thereby enabling their recognition at the global level.

Additionally, Saffarinia highlighted the foundation’s commitment to fostering scientific excellence among students. The Noor student competition, which draws participation from 20,000 students annually, has resulted in the creation of 9,000 one-minute scientific films.

Furthermore, the Kanz scientific competition has provided an opportunity for young scientists, attracting approximately 2,000 participants from Islamic countries. Notably, the STEP program has facilitated knowledge exchange, hosting scientists from the Islamic world in countries such as Iran, Turkey, Pakistan, Malaysia, and Oman.

Saffarinia emphasized that the foundation remains dedicated to providing study opportunities for aspiring young scientists, with three universities in Pakistan, Turkey, and Iran offering defined research opportunities to support their academic pursuits.