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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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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All businesses – no matter the location, size, or maturity – experience conflict. For larger companies, the impact is typically low, with clearly-defined management hierarchies and HR protocols providing a clear path to resolution. For startups, however, it’s a different...

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KAUST startup helps maximize crop yield while optimizing resource efficiency. Challenges Solution Benefits · 90% of the country’s limited water resources from non-renewable aquifers used for irrigation each year · Soil salinity buildup from over-irrigation, requiring additional water to flush...

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The Saudi Arabia startup ecosystem is booming. And here at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), startups are supported with the right environment to scale and grow. KAUST is working alongside a network of agencies, ministries, and companies...

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TAQADAM is a Saudi Arabian university startup accelerator delivered by King Abdullah University for Science and Technology (KAUST) in partnership with Saudi British Bank (SABB). The program equips Saudi university students, staff, faculty and recent graduates with the tools needed...

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You will never see one with your naked eye or through a conventional optical microscope, but quantum dots are changing the world. Thanks to their remarkable superpower properties, scientists think they will soon be used in everything from light bulbs...

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THUWAL, SAUDI ARABIA — King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is hosting three entrepreneurship bootcamps in support of the Tech Champions program by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT). Over 100 participants and mentors gathered on...

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