US, IBM Research, as has teamed with collaborators from Central Glass, King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), and the University of Texas, Austin; have created a novel membrane technology to alleviate the growing shortage of drinkable water worldwide.
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The membrane filters out salts as well as potentially harmful toxins in water such as arsenic while using less energy than other forms of water purification.. As detailed in most recent video I could find..(below)
IBM, KACST team up to create center for female engineers:
In the area of renewable energy, KACST and IBM are jointly developing an Ultra-High Concentrator Photovoltaic Technology (UHCPV)...Read.
IBM and KACST further research pact:
To advance MTT and IP development...
IBM (NYSE:IBM) and King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) had entered into collaborative agreement as the Saudi Arabian national research and development organization purchased IBM Blue Gene supercomputers to enable KACST scientists to perform complex simulations and computational modeling. read.
As part of the collaboration, IBM applied its patent and intellectual property management expertise to help KACST develop tools and processes to effectively turn its inventions into patents, manage its intellectual property portfolio and maximize opportunities for commercialization of its R&D breakthroughs in global markets...This IP management initiative supports KACST's overarching goal to foster a prosperous innovation culture and create a thriving business ecosystem based on innovation...