KAUST Master Research Agreements (MRAs)

  • KAUST Master Research Agreements has key industrial partners, listed below. For further information, email pre-award team.

    • Saudi Aramco 
    • Saudi Basic Industries Corporation ("SABIC")
    • The Dow Chemical Company (“Dow”)
    • The Boeing Company (“Boeing”)
    • McLaren
    • Lockheed Martin Corporation (restrictions apply)

    If you would like to submit an abstract or have questions regarding the submission process to these sponsors, please contact osr.preaward@kaust.edu.sa​​

    Please note proposals under 'Master Research Agreement' are fully costed and Principal Investigator should not discuss or approximate project budgets. Please contact the pre-award team for further information and advice.

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