Director's Message

Director’s Message

I am pleased to introduce you Technology Advancement & Prototyping Center (TAPC) at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals. The center contributes to bridging severe engineering, manufacturing & product development gap in the innovation value chain of KFUPM and Dhahran Techno Valley ecosystem through enhancing technical readiness of individual technologies to the points of demonstration, commercialization and implementation.

TAPC provides full-scale services from conceptual design to product manufacturing. This range of services enables TAPC to become one-stop facility for your product development needs. Whether you require integrated design solutions or standalone services, TAPC can serve as the most reliable partner in the region. Our valued clients range from multinational corporations to startups and KFUPM researchers.

We offer following comprehensive range of services when it comes to product development:

  • Knowledge and training
  • Support/consultancy
  • Design/Redesign/Design Optimization
  • Manufacturing/Prototyping
  • Testing and Qualification

The Center’s strength lies in its energetic teams of multidisciplinary professionals who are knowledgeable and skilled at niche technologies, which is rare in this region, and are the driving force behind providing high quality service to our valued clients.

If you would like to learn more about our facilities and services, we would be happy to send further information or receive you and talk to you at the center.

Dr. Iyad AlZaharnah

Acting Director General