The Saudi Arabia Advanced Research Alliance (SAARA)

RPDC was established as an effective technology development and commercialization engine by the Saudi Arabia Advanced Research Alliance (SAARA). SAARA is the first-of-its-kind alliance between premier organizations from both the public and private sectors. The founding strategic partners are:

Saudi Aramco – The Kingdom’s fully integrated global petroleum and chemicals enterprise, and the world’s largest energy producer

King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology – Saudi Arabia’s premier national science agency and its national R&D labs

TAQNIA – The technology arm of the Saudi Public Investments Fund, and a knowledge-based industries accelerator

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology –    A world-class, graduate-level science and technology university, inspiring a new age of scientific achievement

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals – An institution known for its globally competitive graduates and leadership in science and engineering