Jahiz 1 is a QDB initiative that provides opportunities to lease ready-to-operate manufacturing facilities to SME owners with innovative and aspirational industrial projects, for a specific incubation period and at competitive prices.
Initial assessment process to determine whether the proposed projects meet the minimum requirements (automated and manual check)
Successful projects will then go through a comprehensive inspection process to decide if they meet the technical requirements.
QDB selects the shortlisted candidates who meet with a panel of decision-makers for final selection. Priority is given to projects that will yield innovative and environment-friendly products according to the national development priorities.
All applying projects have to be in line with the requirements of the Small and Medium Scale Industrial Area (SMSIA) of the Ministry of Energy and Industry.