10 scientists and researchers reap Almarai’s Scientific Innovation awards
Almarai Company announced names of the winners of the 18th Almarai Scientific Innovation awards at a gala party held at King Faisal University, Al-Ihsaa, and attended by HRH Prince Saudi bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Emir of Eastern Province.
Dr. Ahmed Mohamed Omar, Najran University and Dr. Fawzan Sami Al-Kurea, KFSH&RC shared “Outstanding Scientist Award” by half prize each. SABIC Corporate Research and Development Center at KAUST and Date Palms Research Center of Excellence, King Faisal University shared by the half the “Outstanding Research Unit” prize.
Mohamed Zarin Ibrahim, KFUPM, Ph.D. student, Nabata Mubarak Al-Abdullatif, Imam Abdulrahman bin Faisal University and Mashael Abdulrahman Al-Luhaibi, Taiba University, Masters students, and Shaymaa Khaled Al-Maliki, KAU, Ali Humaid Farea, Taiba University, and Mohamed Maziad Al-Mutairi, Saudi Aramco won “Encouragement of Innovative Student Work” prize.
Abdullah N. Al-Otaibi, Almarai’s Institutional Communication and Public Relations Manager said “Supporting these group of innovators and researchers in various science domains is the core of Almarai’s social responsibility. Almarai always seeks to reward the outstanding and innovators, and create opportunities and inspire hope to those who are unable to go on life. It is a message intended to create community sustainable development through supporting the basic human element”.
Almarai’s Scientific Innovation Award was launched 19 years ago with generous approval and supervision of KACST to encourage scientists, researchers, and inventors in Saudi Arabia. The National Commission for Academic Accreditation and Assessment recognized the award. Winning the prize is a requirement to be entitled for Scientific Excellence remuneration for Saudi teaching staff and their likes in Saudi universities.