• Educate researchers and students about innovation and knowledge based economy as well as the role of RTV in these programs.• Develop a database for researchers to assist accessing their information easily.• Direct the applied researches at the universities towards achieving knowledge based economy.• Develop a strategic direction for transfer of technology among research departments and industrial sectors.• Assist the industrial sectors in identifying their research needs and getting the relevant consultation support.• Collaborate with research companies to support the appropriate researches at the university.• Assist and support researchers and students to transfer their innovations into products or creating startup companies.• Assist university students for getting relevant work experience and training.• Link the research centers at the university with relevant research centers in developed countries.
• Wide array of disciplines (186)• Over 4500 faculty members (80% graduated from the 20 best international universities)• Innovation centre & 5 Incubators• King Abdullah Institute for Nanotechnology• Prince Sultan Institute for Advanced Technologies• Patents of innovation – First position in the Arabic world• Strong collaboration with successful national companies Well established environment• Owns over $18.7 Billion worth of Infrastructure• Strategic position in the Kingdom’s capital• Proximity to the Saudi economic growth players. Strong International Collaboration:• International network of partnerships with the best universities• Research centers in 12 developed countries• Owns 7 specialized research labs in developed countries.• Services of 14 Nobel Laureate Scholars in various specializations.
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