Joint Centers of Excellence Program
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Mission, Vision and Goals

Mission:

To provide a world-class venue for conducting research in different areas and technologies while enabling the Saudi researchers to become more and more technologically competitive as well as being a primary source for innovation and IP generation in the Kingdom, thus catalyzing start-ups and the commercialization of technologies.

 

Vision:

Creating world-class research centers which encourage and promote research into a wide range of technologies that will contribute to steering the Kingdom’s economy towards a knowledge-based economy.

 

Goals:

  1. Increase the amount of applied and scientific research conducted and the intellectual property (IP) owned by KACST and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

  2. Establish mechanisms for new technology development-commercialization in Saudi Arabia and beyond

  3. Saudi human capital development through increasing the quality and number of Saudi researchers