Syrian Scientist Mamoun Taher wins the largest innovation prize in Sweden

 STOCKHOLM, (ST)- Syrian scientist and researcher, Dr. Mamoun Taher, has won the SKAPA award, Sweden's largest innovation prize, for his prestigious research on developing the Graphene material and applying the Graphene technology in different industries.

Last year, Dr. Taher received the King's Award for Science and Technology in Sweden for the best scientific research that has positive impacts on the development of human civilization.

In a statement to SANA, Dr. Taher said he will continue doing research that makes a difference in life through presenting research works and patents, speeding up innovation and developing the skills of the group of researchers working with him so that this group will be the first option and reference for researchers in Graphene technology around the world.

 He expressed his happiness in receiving the prize which aims at supporting inventors and developing their ideas and skills.  

The SKAPA award is awarded by the SKAPA Foundation, which was created in 1986 in memory of Alfred Nobel. The award is Sweden's most important innovation award for entrepreneurs, and the purpose of the award is to enable entrepreneurs to develop their ideas into commercially viable products and services.

Hamda Mustafa