Source: King Khalid University - Media Center
the president of King Khalid University, Prof. Dr. Faleh Rajaa Allah Al-Salami, will sponsor the exhibition accompanying the activities of the "Prototype Development Camp" on Monday at the central stands. As part of the camp programs organized by the University Centre for Talent, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in cooperation with Monshaat. During the period from 28 Safar to the 5th of Rabe Alawal, at the headquarters of the Faculty of Science, King Abdullah Road, for men and women.
The camp targets the university students and graduates, as well as residents of Asir who have entrepreneurial ideas and who want to start business in the commercial fields.
The Director of the Centre for Talent, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University, Dr. Mohammed Bin Khammash Al-Maghrabi, assure that the establishment of the camp comes in line with the "Vision of the Kingdom 2030" and its objectives. which included supporting entrepreneurship and small and medium enterprises. that will raise their contribution to the GDP. also to work to achieve the vision of the university in the society service . To enhance its developmental role in promoting the knowledge economy and transforming research, innovation and investment ideas into economic products.
Al-Maghrabi pointed out that the camp aims to create rising companies originating from the university by providing opportunities for pioneering practical application. As well as graduation projects commercialization. Also to create a pioneering environment that encourages knowledge exchange and provides an opportunity for university students and employees to convert their ideas and projects to raising companies. He adds that the first stage of the camp is the personal stage, where participants can identify their leading personalities. In the entrepreneurial stage, where they can identify the basics of entrepreneurship and developing the prototype . The third stage includes learning the basics of effective management to help entrepreneurs in the process of establishment and growth.
It is worth mentioning that the camp will include the participation of 55 entrepreneurs over a period of 6 weeks, two days each week. The participant will be able to have both scientific and field knowledge. The participants can see how community need the project throughout the week except training days, in order to ensure maturity and success. The project will also conclude its activities by providing a "Demo" in which the participants will present their projects and the winning projects will be evaluated and honoured.