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1 KAUST: Realization of a Bold Vision Economic Development Presentation December, 2009 Economic Development Raed Bkayrat Industry Collaboration, KAUST CSIM Inaugural Meeting

2 Advance science and technology through education and research Catalyze diversification of Saudi economy through innovation and enterprise Catalyze diversification of Saudi economy through innovation and enterprise Connect people and improve lives through science and technology

3 KAUST Campus 3 Academic & Research Campus Innovation Cluster Research Park

4 KAUST Campus 4

5 KAUST's Mission Impact Economic Development Intellectual Infrastructure Organizational Infrastructure Industrial Collaboration Technology Transfer and Innovation Seed Fund Venture Fund & Entrepreneurship Organizational Infrastructure Industrial Collaboration Technology Transfer and Innovation Seed Fund Venture Fund & Entrepreneurship Mission-Driven Research Agenda Global Collaborative Research World-Class Research Facilities Conducting Leading- Edge Research Educate scientific and technological leaders Physical Infrastructure Innovation Cluster Research Park New Energy Oasis (NEO) Physical Infrastructure Innovation Cluster Research Park New Energy Oasis (NEO) Path from lab to market

6 6 KAUST Industrial Collaboration (KIC) KAUST Industrial Collaboration Center Industrial Affiliates Program (CIAP) CLO Center Liaison Officer KAUST Industrial Collaboration Program (KICP) KAUST Industry Advisory Board (KIAB) Center Advisory Board (CAB) AssociateFounding Small Business

7 7 Features and Benefits of Industrial Collaboration Program (KICP) Membership based Align and connect KAUST centers and faculty with industry partners; top down approach Provide early access to information for members about the seed fund grant program and start up/ spin off opportunities Execute a strategic study in the areas of interest Early opportunity to join pilot project initiatives as a prelude to commercialization Networking opportunities through annual events Preferential access to recruit graduating students Special workshops in engineering, technology and business development

8 8 KAUST Industrial Advisory Board (KIAB) Advisory group helping KAUST to align academic and research interests with long term industry needs Chaired by SVP Samaha and administered by KICP Mgr. Made up of 17 senior executives, one from each founding company Representing KAUST are VP Economic Development, VP Research, Provost and the Directors of the Research Park and Technology Transfer an

9 9 KAUST Industrial Advisory Board (KIAB) Benefits of the KIAB: Overview of the R&D work done on main campus, as well through the Global Collaborative Research (GCR) network Early access to information on the work done in the Core Lab facilities in KAUST Give guidance and recommendations on topics of research that are of interest to the founding members Access to KAUST seed fund program, start up and spin off opportunities Influence KAUST funded center research work to align with areas of interest to the founding members Propose topics for strategic studies; KICP strategic study report series Preferred selection for participation in pilot projects to be executed in the research park

10 10 Advisory Board Members DOW Mr. Ernesto Occhiello, R&D Director Europe, India, MENA ALJ Mr. Samer Hamadeh, Sr. Gen. Mgr., Business Development Technology & Innovation SABIC Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Ubaid, Vice President, Research & Technology IBM Dr. Robert Morris, VP of worldwide research JGC GroupMr. Yoshihiro Shigehisa Chairman Emeritus of JGC Group SchlumbergerMr. Chakib Sbiti, SLB Senior Executive VP Sumitomo ChemicalMr. Hiromasa Yonekura, Chairman of SCC ACXIOM Mr. Yousef Hamidudin, CEO ACXIOM Mena XENEL GROUP Mr. Matouq Jannah, Senior Vice president projects- Safra General Electric Mr. Akram Hamad, CEO Gulf and Saudi Arabia Boeing Mr. Peter Hoffman, Director Global R&D strategy ACWA POWER International Mr. Paddy Padmanathan, CEO Al Rushaid Group Mr. Rasheed Al Rushaid, Vice chairman and president HALLIBURTON Dr. Michael Bittar Director, Formation Evaluation MIDROC Dr. Waddah Al Alem, Deputy Director General SAUDI ARAMCODr. Mohammed Al Qahtani, Executive Director Petroleum Engineering and Development Mr. Isam Bayat, VP Engineering Services SIEMENSMr. Erich Kaeser, CEO Siemens Middle East

11 11 Features and Benefits of Center Industrial Affiliates Program CIAP members will pay $_ per year to be affiliated with one or more Centers. KICP members get discount. Fees will help fund a CLO for each center, fund a scientific/industrial advisory board and special events..etc.. Create a scientific/industrial advisory board for each center (CAB) Early access to IP generated by the KAUST research center Know how of the latest in R&D from the KAUST research center as well as from the international scientific advisors invited to CAB Connect and align research center topics with that of industry; ground up approach Generate R&D collaboration with targeted industrial partners Prepublication access to centers research Access to graduating PhD/MS students and post docs in specialized areas

12 12 Industrial Collaboration Programs Compared KICP Communication with local, regional and international companies Focus on strategic business interests and KAUST academic and research goals Annual program of events, strategic studies, projects Fixed tiered fees and benefits CIAP Research focused, interface through CLO Bilateral SRAs and Pre-Competitive Research Consortiums Global and local companies Research $ = project requirement Center based outreach Strategic Business Focus Research Focus

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14 Industrial Collaboration Program Meeting on November 18, 2009

15 Innovation Cluster 15 Innovation Cluster

16 Innovation Cluster Tenant Portfolio Technology companies taking up rentals/lease in the Innovation Cluster will include: Established companies who are members of KICP or have joint R&D projects with KAUST Research Centers; Start-ups with KAUST background IP, working on new IP, prototype, market testing, product launch, 1st production run own background IP & working with KAUST on further innovations Spin-in from abroad 16

17 Innovation Cluster Facilities 17

18 Innovation Cluster Incubation Services Start-up assistance Business Plan development Fund raising from external parties Mentoring Corporatization assistance Corporate structure Establishment of company in Saudi Arabia Recruitment of professional employees Service providers to lighten the start- up load Business Development assistance Customers Suppliers Partners Investors Accommodations assistance in KAUST 18

19 New Energy Oasis NEO An area adjacent to the Innovation Cluster has been designated as prototype test bed of alternative energy technologies by different companies NEO NEO is ideal for companies to display and test alternative energy technologies including: Concentrated Solar Power Solar Photovoltaic Wind 19

20 20 Showa Shell Demonstrator in NEO

21 KAUST King Abdullah University of Science and Technology21 NEO Pilot Projects Stage 1: Demonstration in NEO Stage 2: Pilot Project in Research Park Stage 3: Power Plant Scale Deployment in KSA and the region Manufacturing and Power Plants Innovation to Economy: Introduction of Solar

22 Basic Research Concept, modeling, validation …etc. Prototype in lab environment Demonstrator unit on small scale system level Pilot Project Real Application conditions Scalable system Technology Maturation for Commercial Applications

23 Deployment at system level before large scale application Business model: Partnership between end user, technology provider, investment arms and KAUST as off-taker Risk mitigation and validation; performance & output benchmarking, life time, efficiency, supplier development …etc. Transparent execution: technology & project costs Educational; introduction of new technology to local and regional business partners, clean tech investors …etc. Training platforms for engineers and KAUST students 23 Pilot Projects, benefits and highlights

24 Research Park Research Labs Building Area: Light125,000 sm Medium220,000 sm Heavy150,000 sm Solar Park Area 650,000 sm Office Building Area113,000 sm Amenities73,000 sm Conference Center Parking surface 24

25 Building an Innovation Ecosystem

26 Research Park Value Proposition 26

27 Thank you


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