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20 teams progress in KAUST Hajj and Umrah contest in Jeddah

MAGNiTT arabnews.com - 2 years ago - Tue, Feb 26, 2019, 1:44 PM

20 teams progress in KAUST Hajj and Umrah contest in Jeddah
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By Arab News

 

SOURCE: Arab News - 20 teams progress in KAUST Hajj and Umrah contest in Jeddah


- It will culminate with the selection of six winners — three from the innovation and three from the entrepreneurship tracks — each of which will receive SR 40,000 ($10,000) to support their work

- The initiative is part of KAUST’s contribution to the Makkah Cultural Forum

JEDDAH: Twenty teams have been chosen to progress to the next phase of an innovation and entrepreneurship initiative at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), which aims to support and develop projects to deliver smart services for pilgrims in Saudi Arabia during Hajj and Umrah.
They were selected from 40 teams, with 66 participants in total, after a nine-day preliminary program at the university’s campus in Thuwal, Jeddah. The initiative is part of KAUST’s contribution to the Makkah Cultural Forum. It will culminate with the selection of six winners — three from the innovation and three from the entrepreneurship tracks — each of which will receive SR 40,000 ($10,000) to support their work.

 

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