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Saudi-British Cooperation to Develop Innovation

Saudi-British Cooperation to Develop Innovation

Friday, 30 July, 2021 - 10:00
General view in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, June 21 2020. REUTERS/Ahmed Yosri

A Saudi-British meeting held in London concluded on Thursday by agreeing on strengthening cooperation between the two countries in the fields of research, development, and innovation.


The meeting was held between the Chairman of the Board of Directors of King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Research, Development, and Innovation Development Authority, Eng. Abdullah bin Amer Al-Sawaha, and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the United Kingdom Research and Innovation Corporation (UKRI), Andrew Stewart McKenzie, and some of the research institution’s officials.


The Saudi delegation’s visit to London comes as part of the Kingdom’s efforts to build international partnerships on research, development and innovation.


The Kingdom seeks to turn the research, development, and innovation sector into a driver for meeting the objectives of Vision 2030.


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