Lebanese engineer Fouad Maksoud winner of Stars of Science!

“Stars of Science” is the leading science show in the Middle East. It features scientists and innovators from the region who are competing for a seed fund that will help them finance their projects. In the 9th season of “Stars of Science,” a

Lebanese engineer

named Fouad Maksoud presented his one-of-a-kind invention which is a nano-shielding textile machine.

Winner of Stars of Science!

Today, Fouad Maksoud won Stars of Science! He gathered 43 points: 20 from the judges and 23 from the public voting! He won a $300,000 prize which will help him develop his creation!

About Fouad and his invention

Fouad’s invention is a nano-shielding textile machine that makes clothes water-proof and integrates healing medicine in fabrics. The judges of the show were amazed by this innovation. He received a score of 96, which is the 

highest in the show’s history

! Find out more by watching this video! We wish Fouad the best of luck in his future projects! Congratulations to !


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