King Khalid University, represented by the Creativity, Talent and Entrepreneurship Center in collaboration with the General Authority for Small and Medium Enterprises (Monsha'at), organized the 'Prototype Development Camp'. The camp, designed for both men and women, will begin on the 28th of Safar and end on the 5th of Rabi Al-Awwal. The camp was developed for current students, alumni, and residents of the region who are aspiring entrepreneurs with a business idea.
Talent Center Director, Dr. Mohammed Al-Maghrabi, stressed that the establishment of the camp comes in line with Vision 2030. The camp, which will allow participants to gain the entrepreneurial mindset and relevant skills to successfully launch and grow their business, is closely aligned with the 'Thriving Economy' theme and its 'Boosting our Small Businesses and Productive Families' initiative of Vision 2030. Director Al-Maghrabi explained that the camp seeks to boost SME entrepreneurship and investment in new industries. Director Al-Maghrabi further explained that King Khalid University is dedicated to promoting a knowledge-based economy and transforming research into innovation.
Of noteworthy mention, the camp will include the participation of 55 entrepreneurs over a period of 6 weeks. At the end of the camp, participants will have the opportunity to pitch their ideas to investors, press and partners.