Dhahran Techno Valley Company

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The Dhahran Techno Valley Holding Company (DTVC) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), and was created to promote a knowledge-based economy in Dhahran and in the Eastern Province. The ecosystem includes KFUPM, national champions such as Saudi Aramco, SABIC and SEC, technology partners and small to medium size enterprises.

DTVC is composed of a holding structure that includes a holding company (Dhahran Techno Valley Holding Company) and five subsidiaries and branches (Dhahran Valley Technology Development Company, Dhahran Valley Knowledge Company, Business Park Complex Company, Dhahran Valley Business Services Company and University Schools Company). The role of the “Holding Company” is to provide strategic guidance, control and support capabilities to its subsidiaries and branches in addition to an identity that should bring together all the elements of this structure.

Dhahran Valley Technology Development Company (DVTDC) branch of Dhahran Techno Valley Holding Company is the key driver in the establishment of a knowledge-based ecosystem in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, a model that can be replicated across the Kingdom. DVTDC is responsible for the management of the Dhahran Techno Valley Science Park and commercialization of technology emanating from the research activity occurring in the ecosystem.

Dhahran Valley Knowledge Company (DVKC) branch of Dhahran Techno Valley Holding Company is established to become a regional centre of excellence for capabilities development and the transformation of knowledge into know-how. DVKC services include offering training and consultancy services, managing K-12 schools, and hosting science and technology related events.

  1. Name
    Dhahran Techno Valley Company
  2. Location
    Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
  1. Website
  2. Main technology sectors
    Atmospheric and Earth Sciences
    Chemistry and Chemicals
    Electrical Power Science and Technology
    Manufacturing and Automation Technologies
  3. Type
    Science Park
  4. Member category