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Digital Patent

Digital patent has to be originated from university or accredited research institutes, Also the digital patent has to be registered with SAIP.
You can register with more than one patent, however each patent must be submitted independently.
The registration deadline is March 18th 2021
It is recommended to participate as a team, but the application must be submitted by one individual only, who represents a single point of contact, The digital patent team should consist of at least two members out of which one should be a Saudi citizen.
Any patent submitted for the Digital Patent must be already registered as IP, for direction on how to register a patent please visit saip.gov.sa
You can participate in either Arabic or English.
After completing the application steps and you pressed submit, you will receive a message confirming your submission.
All applicants will receive an approval or rejection email.
Each track has its own reward package, please refer to the main portal page to see all prizes details.
Please contact the digital innovation award team directly by email to: dia@mcit.gov.sa

Digital Research

Digital research has to be from one of the university levels (BSc, MSc, PhD) or ‏accredited research institutes.
You can register with more than one research project, however each research must be submitted independently.
The registration deadline is March 18th 2021
It is recommended to participate as a team, but the registration must be submitted by one individual only, who represents a single point of contact.
We encourage any idea developed during the event to be registered with the help of our strategic partner SAIP (Saudi Authority of Intellectual Property).
You can participate in either Arabic or English.
An email will be sent upon application submission.
All applicants will receive an approval or rejection email.
Each track has its own reward package, please refer to the main portal page to see all prizes details.
Please contact the digital innovation award team directly by email to: dia@mcit.gov.sa