KACST created the Joint Centers
of Excellence Program (JCEP) to conduct basic research via
partnerships with some of the leading and most prestigious
academic and industrial establishments around the world.
Joint research activity is carried out in fields of science
and technology targeted by the National Science, Technology
and Innovation Plan (Maarifah), thus helping enhance the
quality of research and the outputs of intellectual property.
The research institutes at KACST
conduct developmental research in a number of strategic
fields that are paramount to the Kingdom, to allow, in the
long term, for the establishment and development of globally
competitive national services and industry, enhancing the
Kingdom’s self-sufficiency, economic diversification and
ability to compete internationally.
The Materials Science Research Institute at King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology plays a leading role in the support and promotion of advanced materials technology which
Advanced Materials Technologies (AMT) is considered a basis and vital element for the Kingdom's development.
Nanotechnology is a scientific fieldthat focuses on studying the properties of materials at less than on a scale of 100nm , at which material particles appear
KACST was granted the responsibility for development and implementation of strategic plans and initiatives
The building and construction sector is one of the oldest economic sectors in the world; it is facing new challenges represented
There are many reasons behind the support of the fields of fundamental and applied physics by governments