About the Office of the Vice President for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

In line with the Saudi Vision 2030, which seeks to develop the national economy through investing in knowledge and diverting the country’s resources, the main role of the university's office of the vice president for Innovation and Entrepreneurship comes into view. The office of the vice president for Innovation and Entrepreneurship seeks to spread creativity and innovation in the Saudi community, and to turn creative ideas into real innovative projects. In addition, it focuses on many different targets such as: encouraging scientific research related to developmental and industrial needs, addressing community’s issues, activating community partnerships, discovering IAU’s gifted and talented students and embracing them to achieve the success in human investment, and protecting intellectual property rights and trading patents. Finally, the university's office of the vice president for Innovation and Entrepreneurship sponsors ideas, individuals, and investments.

Published on: 13 April 2014
Last update on: 20 April 2022