About RPD Innovations
RPD Innovations is the national center for transnational R&D in Saudi Arabia. Aligned with the Kingdom’s sweeping national initiatives to build a knowledge-based economy, RPD Innovations focus is on building technology innovation and commercialization capacity, bridging the gap between research outcomes and successful industries.
RPD Innovations objectives are to:
- Provide critical transnational and applications development capabilities that are required by Saudi-based industries and global companies in the Kingdom.
- Enable publicly funded research institutions to demonstrate greater economic impact from their research output.
- Generate a strong pipeline of investment-ready opportunities for existing companies, private investors, agencies, and investment arms of the Kingdom.
- Develop a culture of entrepreneurship through local workforce development and training in technology development and commercialization.
- Accelerate the creation of technology-driven industries in the Kingdom that support key national strategic priorities.