Published: 2019-11-10 11:09
Last Updated: 2019-11-10 11:51
After months spent building, testing, and developing innovative technology, the Jordanian Practitioner Nuha Abu Yousef, inventor of the "Active Lazy Eyelid Sticker" took the runner-up spot in the Grand Final of Stars of Science Season 11 and received $150,000 in prize money.
Abu Yousef developed a new technique that would help patients with afflicted facial muscles regain control over their affected upper and lower eyelids.
The final episode of Stars of Science saw a fierce competition between Nuha Abu Yousef and Moroccan doctor Youssef El Azouzi, who was announced the Arab world's top innovator.
The 27-year-old Moroccan doctor won over the jury and the public.
His Flow Modulator Stent received the highest points, securing the prize of $300,000.
Qatari engineer, Abdulrahman Saleh Khamis, came in third place for his Interactive Educational Prayer Carpet, a product that aids Muslim children and those recently converted to Islam around the world learn their prayers. He received a $100,000 award to continue developing his invention.