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December 2nd, 2007

Nanotechnology Institute to Be Set Up in Riyadh

Abstract:
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah has approved a proposal to set up a nanotechnology institute that will be named after him at a two million square meter facility in Riyadh Techno Valley. The institute will serve as an advanced technology research center for King Saud University (KSU).

News of the center was announced by Dr. Abdullah Al-Othman, rector of KSU, who also said that Crown Prince Sultan, deputy premier and minister of defense and aviation, has donated SR30 million for the recruitment of top research scientists from all over the world for the advanced technology research center, now renamed Riyadh Techno Valley.

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