Opportunities (and Challenges) in Building Research and Innovation Capacity within Saudi Arabia
Atieh Abu Ragabah, PhD, General Manager, SABIC Corporate Research and Innovation Center at KAUST
Fadi Trabzuni, PhD, Director, Business Development, Cristal Global
Daniel Winfield, Senior Director, RTI
National initiatives in Saudi Arabia, the largest economy within the region, seek to diversify the economy and increase research and innovation. Attendees gain insight into the public and private initiatives in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) to accelerate the growth of research and development, contributing to industrial diversification and building the innovation capacity within KSA. Panelists hare experiences meeting Saudi market needs while leveraging these investments for global markets.