KACST's role is to support researches of the National Center for Electronics and Photonics Technology’s consistent with its strategic vision to transfer advanced electronics and photonics technologies. KACST has supported the center’s research in various fields, for example: researches related to analyzing, designing encryption algorithms, researches related to analyzing, designing, and developing random numbers generations. KACST has also supported researches related to secure communications and protected data systems, wireless and mobile communications systems researches, self-control systems researches, radar systems researches, thermal imaging researches, optical design researches, Micro-sensors researches, wireless sensors researches, and digital integrated circuits researches.
KACST’s support and guidance has had an effect on the center to develop more experience and talent by working with technology partners that have advanced experience in those fields.
The KACST’s support is represented on some main categories the most important of them:
Human resources: which mainly focuses on support by required resources in different fields.
Financial: a support center with required budget that helps to complete projects and activities.
Logistics: provides tools and important components that are required to accelerate projects' progress.
KACST supports scientific research in all fields. KACST also supports its researchers by encouraging them to attend national and international conferences so that they can benefit from meeting pioneer researchers who specialize in the electronics and photonics, as well as other related fields.