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Fashion Commission establishes research center in KAUST

Saudi Gazette report

RIYADH — Saudi Arabia’s Fashion Commission has agreed with King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) to explore the possibility of establishing a local research center within the university’s research and technology department. The center aims to innovate and develop sustainable solutions and techniques in textile and fashion technology in the Kingdom.

The Commission shall attract local and global businesses and professionals to work with the Center.

The committee and the university have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on joint cooperation to develop the Kingdom’s fashion sector using technology and scientific research, and to empower college students and local talent in the textile sector.

The signing took place at the Ministry of Culture Headquarters in Diriyah in the presence of the Commission’s CEO, Mr. Burak Kakmak, and KAUST Vice President of Innovation, Mr. Kevin Collin.

The agreement covered areas of mutual cooperation between the two parties in developing and implementing entrepreneurship programs, localizing relevant skills, and exploring potential research and innovation efforts in materials, fashion and textiles. rice field.

The MoU includes the possibility for the Commission to provide resources and logistical support to boost emerging technologies for small businesses providing sustainability technology, smart textiles and technical clothing, local and international companies, as well as training and employment opportunities for Saudi Arabia. It also included the possibility of cooperation to provide opportunities. Joint work with commissions and universities to provide cooperation opportunities for young people in the fashion sector, and local university students in the sector.

This is a Fashion Commission working with educational institutions in the Kingdom with the aim of developing talent in the fashion sector in Saudi Arabia and gaining international experience through training and education in the best educational institutions dedicated to this sector. is part of the efforts of

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