Wadi Makkah

Wadi Makkah company is fully owned by Umm Al Qura University (UQU) with a capital of one hundred million riyals (SR100.000.000), established under the Royal Decree No. (M/32) dated 03/04/2012. Wadi Makkah company aims to contribute effectively in developing a knowledge-based economy in Saudi Arabia through partnership between educational and research institutions, and business communities. MTVC focuses on technology localization, development and transfer in order to serve the national economy and achieve sustainable development. Wadi Makkah company aims to provide an attractive and stimulating environment for local and international research and development centers to strengthen collaboration with the university, develop scientific activities and foster the commercialization of research and innovation. Thus, Wadi Makkah company has two main objectives:

(1) Management and commercialization of university innovation.

(2) Establishing and managing Makkah Techno Valley (MTV), a Science and Technology Park in UQU.