Saudi Universities Top List of Best Innovative Projects at Industrial Innovation Hackathon

King Khalid University within 7 Saudi universities in British Times ranking
King Khalid University within 7 Saudi universities in British Times ranking

Industrial Innovation Hackathon, which was organized by the Ministry of Education in cooperation with NEOM's Industrial City OXAGON between October 6-8, 2022, concluded today with the participation of 30 Saudi universities and the public and private sectors to work on more than 65 projects.

The Saudi universities topped winning projects, where the teams competed within the fields of Technology in serving mankind, water sustainability, electric fuel, and green hydrogen.

The Hackathon saw the winning of three promising creative projects: SAvetro project, which aims to provide solutions for transport for the future, which was developed by a manufacturing team from the King Abdulaziz University, 3D & IOT ICS project, which is a program to organize construction projects through the Internet of Things and 3D modeling through drones, which was provided by a team from the Princess Nourah Bint Abdulrahman University, in addition to the BlindLine project that comprises a smart device to support learning the Brail language, which was provided by a team from the Prince Mohammed bin Fahd University.

The three winning teams at the Hackathon will receive support from the OXAGON accelerator for a chance to turn their ideas into projects on the ground.

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