Originally published on KAUST News   COVID–19 has had an unprecedented impact on almost every aspect of our lives. Strict lockdowns have kept most of us cooped up at home away from extended families and friends; office spaces are empty;...

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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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Sadeem, a KAUST startup spinout focused on early warning solutions for flash floods in urban environments, won first place in the World Bank Group’s Innovate4Climate Pitch Hub 2020 competition. On June 18, 2020, during a live virtual contest Innovate4Climate, the...

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The on-going COVID-19 crisis has impacted every industry. Startups are among the most affected businesses because of their relative fragility compared to well-established companies. The main reasons startups are losing revenue is due to lost opportunities, hesitant investors, distracted consumers...

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Find out what we’re looking for and how to nail your next TAQADAM application. These are our tips on how to excel in a very competitive selection process. We call for applications to the TAQADAM Startup Accelerator once a year and...

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Red Sea Farms, a KAUST agricultural technology spinout, and Kirchner Group have announced an agricultural enterprise development collaboration with the purpose of enabling local production of fresh fruits and vegetables in fresh-water-constrained regions of the world. The partnership will leverage...

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