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Praxilabs came 2nd in both the Africa 2018 Forum in Sharm El Sheikh and the Euromena Competition in Beirut

PraxiLabs was built, and is continuously developed and improved, by a dedicated team of programmers and education specialists who understand the importance of experimentation in science education. It aims to make scientific virtual labs accessible, usable, and affordable for educational institutions and schools. PraxiLabs does not only provide an immersive virtual lab experience, but it also adds enriched content that provides students with more understanding and knowledge.  

As part of Praxilabs’ efforts for Development of the Educational System in the Middle East and Africa, Dr. Khadija Elbedweihy, the CEO of Praxilabs, has participated in Africa 2018 Forum. The forum was organized by the Egyptian Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation and COMESA Regional Investment Agency (RIA), under the patronage of the Presidency of the Arab Republic of Egypt and in the presence of the President of Rwanda Paul Kagame.


The forum aims to promote greater economic integration through increased investment flows into Africa as it brings together decision-makers, financiers, leading industrialists and young entrepreneurs. This year’s forum has been focused on developing intra-African investments and the effort to create the world’s largest trading bloc of 1.2 bn people. It hosted about 2,000 of the leaders in business and policy from across African and the world.

In her speech, Dr. Khadija Elbedweihy illuminated the way Praxilabs helps universities teach chemistry, physics and biology to students through interactive 3D simulations of laboratory experiments.


PraxiLabs was chosen to be one of 100 companies, which had been previously selected out of 500, to attend Africa 2018. Praxilabs came 2nd in the competition that was held amongst African companies during the forum. The award was received by Dr. Khadija Elbedweihy.

Additionally, Praxilabs won second place in Euromena Awards. Euromena Awards is an annual competition organized by Euromena Consulting to help local and regional startups. The competition was held this year in Beirut on 6 December 2018 in cooperation with Beirut Digital District and ArabNet. Many start-up companies from the Middle East and North Africa have participated in the competition.

Euromena Consulting is a renowned management consulting firm serving high-profile industrial stakeholders, private sectors, and governmental authorities across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

Praxilabas has also been selected out of 400 applicants for the semi-finalists round at Queen Rania Foundation’s Award for Education Entrepreneurship.
The Queen Rania Foundation aims to position Jordan as the ideal setting to reinvent school education in resource constrained settings through an impact-focused approach to learning.

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