In order to accelerate the development of Qatar’s private sector and help diversify the local economy, QDB launched an initiative offering 14 ready and complete industrial facilities to SME owners and entrepreneurs in the food and beverage sector.
The project will provide applicants with a chance to lease plots in the industrial area (small and medium scale industrial estate (SMSIA)).
The total surface area of the industrial facility is of 2,230 sqm (1,784 sqm on the ground floor area and 446 sqm on the mezzanine floor as "administrative offices").
QDB will provide project owners with comprehensive startup business solutions, including consultations, business plans, feasibility studies and lease of machinery.
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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. Selected applicants are then notified in writing.
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.