Mission and Vision


“Stimulate and catalyse the advancement of STI for the benefit of society, research and enterprise in Kuwait.”


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

Under the new KFAS 2017-2021 strategy, the foundation has renewed its commitment to play a leading role in supporting efforts to transform the country into a knowledge-driven economy. This will be achieved through investment in human resource development and national projects that provide innovative solutions to challenges of national priority.

This strategy is centered around three main strategic thrust areas:

  1. Advocating a scientific culture to enhance science, technology and innovation throughout the community, with a particular emphasis on the youth
  2. Fostering research and development, through investment in research projects and the deployment of innovative technologies to address national priority issues.
  3. Enhancing the growth and diversification of the private sector through STI These strategic thrust areas are further enriched by support programs that provide resources and tools to ensure that the overall strategic objectives of the Foundation are successfully met, and catalyzing the change needed in Kuwait to foster future development and long-term sustainability.