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Saudi Arabia - National Prawn Company and KAUST join forces for research

National Prawn Company (NPC) and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) have signed a memorandum of understanding which establishes a framework to undertake a variety of joint applied research projects

April 19, 2012

National Prawn Company (NPC) and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) have signed a memorandum of understanding which establishes a framework to undertake a variety of joint applied research projects. 

The areas for cooperation include shrimp genome research, water management, marine biology, saline agriculture, research on water borne diseases relevant to shrimp cultivation, impacts on red sea of long term aquaculture and agriculture aspects, biotechnology and environmental monitoring, MENAFN - Arab News, reports.

KAUST will provide collaborative research opportunities while NPC will provide and share their process experience in various fields coordinated through its business development division which will also oversee and manage the execution of the projects.

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