TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER OFFICE

TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER OFFICE

OVERVIEW

The TTO office manages the commercialization of research, the creation of startup companies, and the transformation of scholarly research outcomes into business opportunities.

VISION

Become the leading technology transfer office in the middle east for innovation development.

MISSION

Transform research into sustainable business opportunities.

OBJECTIVES

  • Commercialize PSU intellectual property portfolio (IPP).
  • Increase PSU financial assets.
  • Produce innovative startups.
  • Create jobs for PSU students.
  • Link research with market needs.

TT SERVICES

  • Technology Development Program: The technology development program aims at accelerating impact research that results in commercialization and technology development. This program aims to bridge the gap between academic research and the market and help researchers develop innovative technologies for a more significant economic and social impact. The technology development program provides funding of up to 300,000 SAR to research projects with commercial values and would lead to creating Hi-Tech startups and companies. The project must lead to developing proofs-of-concept and prototypes at high technology readiness level (6 and above).
  • Industry Collaboration between the PSU inventors and interested external entities.
  • Entrepreneurship & Startups: We made a partnership with IBE company http://psu-hub.com/ to create startups and incubation programs. PSU-HUB is a startup incubation program launched by Prince Sultan University in collaboration with IBE-HUB. It is a startup accelerator program. This 12-month program includes hands-on workshops, mentorships, and masterclasses that university students can use to launch their startups. The incubation program is fully sponsored by Prince Sultan University. For more details, please contact psu-hub@psu.edu.sa.
  • Collaboration agreements by Saudi and PSU regulations and procedures.
  • Commercialization efforts of the PSU intellectual property portfolio in alignment with the Saudi 2030 Vision and beyond.

LEADER OF TT OFFICE

Dr. Lahouari Ghouti

Email: lghouti@psu.edu.sa

Phone Ext: tel:+966-11-4948919