Jaber Henzab from Qatar has won 4th place in Stars of Science- Season 4. He’s a Mechanical Engineering who graduated from Texas A&M in Qatar.
Jaber’s invention, entitled ‘Automated Home Pharmacy’, aims to help the elderly consume their prescribed medication at the right time. He noticed that many older, sick people in his society depended on family members to take their medicine on a daily basis which is why he decided to address this issue by creating an automated system. He believes his invention will enable the elderly to become more independent and will facilitate their daily lives.
Jaber has set up his product design company “Tiraz” in Qatar. He’s specializing in concept generation, industrial design and 3D printing with the aim of helping other innovators to conceptualize their ideas and produce models or printed prototypes.
Jaber has also enrolled in a car school design and he’s currently working on new innovation related t car concept. Jaber was the first Qatari national to train with Porsche AG in Germany, the prestigious cars manufacturer. He also attended a training session in Japan with Chubu Electric to learn about electricity and in 2011, was classified second runner-up at the QITCOM Exhibition in Doha, Qatar. Jaber’s hands on, international experience allowed him to acquire in depth knowledge about several industries which he hopes will contribute to the future of his country and the Arab world.
For Jaber, Stars of Science is only the beginning of the entrepreneurship journey where all the help is provided. “It was a very valuable and rewarding experience to be on Stars of Science but many challenges face the entrepreneurs afterwards and we have to be ready for that” says Jaber.