Industry Engagement at KAUST

An innovation ecosystem

Top-quality education and world-leading research define us, but they are only part of our vision. We are also an institution of enterprise and a gateway for industry looking to establish a foothold in Saudi Arabia.

KAUST is pioneering deep tech R&D in Saudi Arabia and is one of the Kingdom’s leading innovation hubs. Our deep tech ecosystem is a destination where research comes to life, and it’s our mission to foster even greater industry innovation through deeper connection and collaboration.

Through sponsored research agreements or utilizing our laboratories, office spaces, or pilot testing and scale-up facilities, KAUST can help businesses problem solve and accomplish their goals for growth in the region.