Originally published on KAUST News   Following the success of their composting pilot facility, Edama has received seed investment of $780,000 USD from the KAUST Innovation Fund. The University has also signed a contract to build a commercial-scale composting facility for the startup on its...

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As Saudi Arabia’s leading research university, KAUST is a place where big ideas are given the room to grow. Founded a little over ten years ago, the university has already made a significant impression on the international stage for the...

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There’s a force that takes over when you put a tent full of students, inventions and design forums together. It’s the collective momentum of innovation from students who’ve put a lot of thought into making things that matter. In a...

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Sadeem Wireless Sensing Systems, a KAUST IP-based startup and graduate of the KAUST Hikma startup accelerator, won the Best Global Startup Award at GITEX Future Stars in Dubai. Among 1000 startups, Sadeem won the top prize of $100,0000 for their wireless...

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KAUST startup NOMADD shines at the SunRISE TechBridge Challenge We are pleased to share the news that KAUST startup NOMADD is a winner of the SunRISE TechBridge Challenge II, a competition that recognizes innovative solutions to reduce electricity costs for...

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As part of the Innovation to Impact roundtable held at KAUST, we hosted parallel ‘super’ one-day version of the STEAM Innovation Challenge:  Reimaging Education in the Digital Age. Over 85 students from 8 Saudi universities participated including King Abdul-Aziz University,...

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A Selection from Cohort of 26 Startups Representing 13 Saudi Universities An audience of two hundred and fifty guests were on hand to witness thirteen Saudi university startup teams pitch at the first TAQADAM University Entrepreneur Accelerator program showcase at...

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‘Promising Saudi Startups’ is a term Forbes Middle East has associated with a number of KAUST startups this year. Forbes Middle East recently published a list of startups they announced as The 50 Most Promising Saudi Startups featuring KAUST startups...

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KAUST Startup SONATE: Top 6 at SLUSH Singapore! SLUSH is a student-driven non-profit movement originating in Finland in 2008, that facilitates founder and investor meetings in an effort to to build a world-wide startup community. SLUSH Singapore was their first foray into Asia and...

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