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August 2015

How universities contribute to innovation ecosystems

08/17/15 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Level 0 Lecture Hall, between Ibn Sina and Ibn Al-Haytham (bldgs. 2 and 3)

Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

Talk by Prof. Bruce W. Ferguson Head of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology in Abu Dhabi Companies created by Stanford and MIT faculty and alumni report annual revenues on the order…

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November 2015

How to Attain the Grit of the World’s Highest Achievers

11/17/15 @ 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Register now for the upcoming entrepreneurship speaker series with Scott Ragsdale to learn the secret behind the consistency and perseverance of high achievers like Steve Jobs, Warren Buffett, Beethoven and others. Chairman and co-founder of Naseba, international business information company,…

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February 2016

Campus Event: How to Pitch your Idea

02/02/16 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
KAUST Entrepreneurship Center, Building 23, 2nd floor
Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
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To ensure you understand how business development and commercialization work in the real world, it helps to learn from practitioners — what we sometimes call a “pracademic” approach. Our New Ventures School was established with this idea in mind. The…

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October 2016

Entrepreneurship Center Speaker Series: Charlie Lewis

10/24/16 @ 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
King Abdullah University of Science & Technology Thuwal, Saudi Arabia + Google Map

Entrepreneurship Center Speaker Series: Charlie Lewis, senior vice president of Venture Development at Arizona State University Ground floor room, Museum and Conference Center (bldg. 19) "The ASU 'New American University' Model: Driving Economic Impact Through Entrepreneurship" The Entrepreneurship Center is proud…

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November 2016

Where Science and Industry Engage: Knowledge Exchange in Research Ecosystem

11/23/16 @ 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Between Building 4 & 5

KAUST, Saudi Arabia
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Tom Blundell will be sharing his experience of basic research in academia and its translation into a small company. He will also describe the exciting developments in the platform technology of fragment-based drug discovery that eventually led to the sale of Astex Pharmaceuticals to Otsuka for $886 million.

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April 2018

From Cell to Cellestia: Building a Successful BioTech Startup

04/29/18 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

BESE & Entrepreneurship Center Lecture present: From Cell to Cellestia: Building a Successful BioTech Startup By Dr. Rajwinder Lehal, co-founder Cellestia Biotech Sunday, April 29 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lecture hall between Ibn Al-Haytham and Ibn Sina buildings (bldgs. 2…

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