Sunday, 17 October 2021 06:01 GMT

Saudi team secures 6th place in contest at World Robot Summit held in Japan


(MENAFN)Chief of the Research Products Development Co. (RPDC) showed hope over Kingdom’s plan to support artificial intelligence and build a strong robotics base in the Kingdom.

Arab News quoted Abdulmohsen Al-Majnouni as saying that it was a major achievement as the Kingdom “is building its capabilities” to get the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

In addition; the company is owned by Taqnia, a subsidiary of the Public Investment Fund. Officials of the Research Products Development Co. guided the Saudi robotics team that competed with 16 other countries at the summit and qualified for the final contest.

He further declared that “Inspired by the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, our national robotics team of young men and women, under the leadership of Dr. Nahid Sidki, the chief technology officer of RPDC, reached the final competition. The journey to the summit included qualification round of 119 international teams where 16 teams managed to reach the finals in the industrial challenge.”  


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