STEAM Innovation Challenge Brings Saudi University Undergraduate Entrepreneurs to KAUST

Around 300 undergraduate students from 20 Saudi universities gathered at KAUST from May 2 to 4 to compete in the STEAM Innovation Challenge. STEAM (short for science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) is an annual intensive ideation program where mixed interdisciplinary…

KAUST Startup Spinout Red Sea Farms Closes $1.9 Million Investment

Reposted from KAUST News on May 14, 2019 Red Sea Farms, an agriculture technology spinout company from KAUST specializing in saltwater greenhouse technology, secured $1.9 million of co-investment from the KAUST Innovation Fund and Research Products Development Company (RPDC). Red Sea Farms is uniquely…

KAUST and Thermo Fisher Scientific collaborate to accelerate materials science research

KAUST signed a worldwide agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific, providing the company access to its two patents that have the potential to expand the range of applications for high-resolution transmission electron microscopy (HRTEM). The agreement further establishes KAUST as a premier…

Air Products joins KAUST Industry Collaboration Program

Air Products signed an agreement to become a strategic partner of the KAUST Industry Collaboration Program (KICP) with the University. A world-leading global industrial gases company, Air Products is the latest influential international company to join the KICP network. The network encourages relationships…