Held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group
Mobility, Barrier Free Living
Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) has taken great strides in supporting the disabled in the past three decades. Since the mid-1980s, the Institute provides technical and research capabilities in and research projects for disabled such as blind, deaf, autism, learning difficulties, speech difficulties and physical disabilities. The Institute has received many awards in the field of civil and mechanical engineering in support of PWD, including but not limited to the Stockholm Prize for control in 2000, the World Summit Award in 2007 and the Award for electronic content in 2015.