Context

  • The Kingdom’s R&D ecosystem is a fundamental enabler of economic diversification and success.

 

    • It is where new knowledge gets developed, innovation created and value-adding products and services are commercialized; but there is room to further strengthen the R&D ecosystem.

 

  • The Ministry of Education is launching a new R&D program that is designed to strengthen the ecosystem and to help universities achieve their objectives.

 

  • The purpose of this document is to give a brief overview of the R&D ecosystem and as well as the R&D program that will be launched.​