Four Saudi Universities are among the Top 100 Universities Internationally Scoring Records of Patent in 2021 Compared to Three Universities in 2020
Riyadh -- The Kingdom's education has made a new scientific progress in its continuous series of achievements at the global level. Four Saudi universities were ranked among the top 100 world universities to register patents in 2021, compared to 3 universities in 2020, according to the annual report issued by the National Academy of Inventors in cooperation with the Intellectual Property Owners Association.
King Abdulaziz University achieved the 4th place globally with 187 patents in one year, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals achieved the 25th place globally with 91 patents, Imam Abdulrahman bin Faisal University achieved 58th with 45 patents while King Saud University ranked the 68th with 40 patents.
The results of Saudi universities underscore the excellence achieved by the education system throughout the recent years, which is one of the Ministry of Education's efforts to develop research and innovation, its preparation for strategic plans in terms of regulations, legislative and legal procedures, financial and funding policy regulations, as well as identifying challenges and presenting qualitative initiatives that support and strengthen the research and innovation system in the universities to meet the objectives of Kingdom's Vision 2030.
Source: Saudi Press Agency