The relationship, which builds on already existing links between the two organizations, commits
Universities in the Kingdom can apply for grants to support involvement in research projects which are linked to the future defense and national security of Saudi Arabia, according to a statement received here.
This development underlines
In addition to the new strategic partnership with KACST, the company is already partnering with the
"We are proud to partner with KSA technical community, and to work with them to build solutions critical to Saudi defense and security," said Dr. Evans.
"Through direct, hands-on involvement of Saudi engineers and technologists in research and engineering programs, benefits will be delivered to the Kingdom's national security, science, engineering and technology sectors."
"Through this new research program, we look forward to developing and maintaining close relations with a number of Saudi Universities to help create a more diversified knowledge-based and technology-focused economy in the Kingdom through education, knowledge transfer and engagement."
Saudi Arabia is a key strategic market for the Corporation which has been a trusted partner to the Saudi armed forces for half a century.
From its headquarters in
"We have decades of relevant experience to share which can help solve the challenges of tomorrow through game-changing innovation and the development of energy and climate, health care, advanced materials, and nanotechnology solutions," states
The corporation's net sales for 2012 were
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