KAUST Launches Saudi Arabia’s First Self-Driving Vehicles

KAUST introduced self-driving shuttles on its campus to become the pioneer in adopting autonomous vehicles in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The pilot project incorporates vehicle technology from two global leaders in autonomous mobility and advanced manufacturing,Local Motors by LM Industries and EasyMile. The…

KAUST Industry Advisory Board Meeting Celebrates a Decade of Innovation

The University held the 10th KAUST Industry Advisory Board (KIAB) meeting from November 4 to 5. The annual signature meeting puts the University’s research, education and economic development activities at the center of a two-day discussion with industry partners on…

KAUST to host over 100 startups from 64 countries for Misk’s Entrepreneurship World Cup

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) announced that it will host 96 Entrepreneurship World Cup (EWC) finalists from 64 countries at its entrepreneurship bootcamp as part of its partnership with the Misk Global Forum (MGF). KAUST will host…

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 Funded Startup NOMADD Desert Solutions Secures Series B Investment from CEPCO

NOMADD Desert Solutions, a leading PV cleaning system and spin-out company from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), has secured strategic investment by Saudi Arabian construction company CEPCO. The Series B investment round will support NOMADD’s project pipeline…