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“A reformer with an iron will” – Ihsan Dogramachi
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“A reformer with an iron will” – Ihsan Dogramachi

March 21st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By: the Editors of Muslim-Science.com “I am so impressed to see what a single man has done to change the world around him.” (Jane Schaller, Executive Director, International Pediatric Association). A seed is sown into the ground. It is nourished with water and sunlight and... Read More
10 most exciting innovation places in the Muslim world
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10 most exciting innovation places in the Muslim world

February 18th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
Innovation spaces come in many shapes and sizes. Starting from the legendary Silicon Valley in Northern California, to Route 128 in Boston, Research Triangle Park in North Carolina, Multimedia Super Corridor in Malaysia, and Bangalore in India, innovation spaces have been a talk... Read More
Muslim World’s First Rocket Scientist
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Muslim World’s First Rocket Scientist

February 18th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Dr. Athar Osama On 12 April 1961, Russia’s Yuri Gagarin became the first man to orbit around the earth in Space. Soon after, United States launched its own quest to conquer space. Kennedy’s vow to send a man to the moon before the end... Read More
Building a healthy innovation ‘ecosystem’
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Building a healthy innovation ‘ecosystem’

February 18th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
Efforts to build innovation systems are too government-centric and tend to ignore a key ingredient — the private sector, says Dr. Athar Osama. Recent years have seen a number of Islamic countries embarking on efforts to create and strengthen innovation... Read More
Innovative inertia?
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Innovative inertia?

February 17th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
A book review on ‘The Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs –Insanely different principles for breakthrough success’ by Carmine Gallo. By Maheen Hassan When you open a book, you expect to find something different; a new story; a new idea, a new inspiration. Your expectation... Read More
Royal Society Publishes Egypt’s Atlas of Science and Innovation Report
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Royal Society Publishes Egypt’s Atlas of Science and Innovation Report

July 23rd, 2013 | by MuslimScience
Editors Note: With the events in Egypt turning south after the deposition of an elected government and re-imposition of de-facto Martial Law, it is perhaps, opportunate to review what The Royal Society said late last year in its Atlas of Islamic World Science and Innovation... Read More
Idris Ayodeji Bello – Afropreneur, Wennovator and Global Health Advocate
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Idris Ayodeji Bello – Afropreneur, Wennovator and Global Health Advocate

July 23rd, 2013 | by MuslimScience
By Gbenga Awomodu In recent times, several Western media have repeatedly focused on Africa, analyzing the prospects of the ‘dark continent’ whilst raising caution about the ability of the next generation to manage resources effectively and implement the required changes. In... Read More
Islam Analysis: Islamic Enterprise Initiatives at the Risk of Underperforming
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Islam Analysis: Islamic Enterprise Initiatives at the Risk of Underperforming

February 23rd, 2013 | by MuslimScience
Entrepreneurial initiatives to provide vital jobs must adjust to the tough enterprise environment or risk underperforming, says Athar Osama. In many Islamic countries, as much as two-thirds of the population is under the age of 25. This puts tremendous pressure on governments to... Read More
Islam Analysis (24): Building a healthy innovation ‘ecosystem’
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Islam Analysis (24): Building a healthy innovation ‘ecosystem’

September 12th, 2012 | by MuslimScience
By:Athar Osama Published on SciDev.Net on 12 September 2012 Efforts to build innovation systems are too government-centric and tend to ignore a key ingredient — the private sector, says Athar Osama. Recent years have seen a number of Islamic countries embarking on efforts to... Read More
Islam Analysis (23): It’s time to innovate for the poor
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Islam Analysis (23): It’s time to innovate for the poor

August 9th, 2012 | by MuslimScience
By: Athar OsamaPublished on SciDev.Net on 9 August 2012 Muslim countries can show little impact of science on the ‘bottom of the pyramid’. But there are good models to follow, says Athar Osama. Many Muslim countries in Asia and North Africa are among the poorest... Read More