Arabian Business Power 500 2013
Thu 21 Mar 2013 10:28 AM
Hayat Sindi

Hayat Sindi

Industry: Science

Designation: Scientist

Country: US (Saudi Arabia)

In 2001, she won a PhD in biotechnology and has been credited with the invention of MARS, which combines the effects of light and sound for use in biotechnology.

She co-founded Diagnostics for All, an organisation developing a disease-diagnosing paper that changes colours when dabbed with the bodily fluids of someone who is ill. Sindi is also a fellow at PopTech, which offers fellowships to scientists promoting innovation. In 2011, she launched the Institute for Imagination & Ingenuity, which helps local scientists create business plans and find investors for their ideas.