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March 11th, 2008

Ibtikar Winners to Be Named Today

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Another Saudi inventor, Bandar Abdullah Al-Hammad, spoke on a nanotechnology device that he developed for helping patients undergoing heart or orthopedic treatment without the need for surgical intervention.

"The device finds medical application for now, but later on it could be used for industrial applications also," he said.

Bandar said he applied for a patent at Waterloo University in Canada.

"They are supporting the program and also trying to find a Canadian partner to develop it as a joint venture," he said. "The university is looking for a partner. I shall set up a company as a Saudi-Canadian joint venture to market the product on a commercial scale to the Kingdom and other countries."

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