<a href="https:\/\/www.gov.uk\/world\/organisations\/british-embassy-cairo">The British Embassy in Cairo<\/a> and leading British pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca are sponsoring eleven Egyptians to travel to the UK to visit the research and development labs of <a href="https:\/\/www.astrazeneca.com\/our-science\/cambridge.html">AstraZeneca in Cambridge<\/a>.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nThe partnership between the British Embassy and AstraZeneca is designed to encourage young Egyptian graduates in the faculties of Pharmacy and Medicine to develop innovative digital solutions that will better serve Egyptians in several medical fields, including diabetes and oncology. As part of the initiative, known as \u2018Astrafekra\u2019, recent graduates have been invited to pitch their ideas to a panel.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n<img class="size-full wp-image-78706" src="https:\/\/see.news\/wp-content\/uploads\/2019\/09\/70022064_692848011190037_1854060875430756352_n.jpg" alt="The winners will get the chance to explore state-of-the-art labs, and talk to world-renown scientists to help them develop innovative and cutting-edge medical solutions that will benefit Egyptians." \/>\r\n\r\nThe winners will get the chance to explore state-of-the-art labs, and talk to world-renown scientists to help them develop innovative and cutting-edge medical solutions that will benefit Egyptians.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nBritish Ambassador to Egypt Sir <a href="https:\/\/see.news\/uk-ambassador-geoffrey-adams-arrives-to-egypt\/">Geoffrey Adams<\/a> said: \u201cThe UK is well-known for its exceptional healthcare system and world-class medical research. Our support for this project reflects our wider commitment to share British expertise in pivotal sectors like health and education. I am proud we are supporting young Egyptians to think innovatively as they work on life-changing medical discoveries that will benefit all Egyptians.\u201d\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nThe Embassy\u2019s support is part of its \u2018Inspire Egypt\u2019 programme, which aims to invest in the potential of Egyptians from all walks of life in order to make a positive difference.\u00a0 Through the programme, the embassy has held a series of events, workshops, activities and competitions to celebrate and encourage successful Egyptians innovating in fields including healthcare, education, entrepreneurship, and many others.