DOHA, Qatar, November 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Jordanian innovatoris voted winner bycombined onlineand jury vote onQatar Foundation's flagship TV initiative Medical researcher Sadeem Qdaisat is named the Arab world's top innovator in the thrilling finale of Stars of Science, bringing the eighth season of Qatar Foundation's hit TV show on MBC4 to a close. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/uk/7985251-stars-of-science-season-8-winner-named This week, viewers around the world casted their vote online for one of the four Stars of Science finalists. Sevag Babikian, the savvy Lebanese innovator, took an early lead by winning the jury vote, however the combined online and jury vote earned Sadeem a score of 36.8%, enough to win $300,000 USD for GenomiQ, his automated slide dropping in genetic testing innovation. Sadeem dazzled fans and foes alike with encyclopedic knowledge of the medical field and his unmatched ability to adapt to challenges thrown his way. With over 8.5 million views on YouTube, Facebook and Instagram this season, Stars of Science broke records for digital engagement. Four million unique users interacted with the show's online channels this year. Since 2009, Stars of Science has encouraged young people across the Arab region and beyond to take a dive into the world of science and technology, putting innovation at the heart of problem solving and development. The show serves as a platform for innovators to solve regional problems, supported by the resources of QF's Qatar Science & Technology Park and many other prominent institutions within Qatar.