Medical Biotechnology Summit
Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz
Bandar Al Knawy, MD, FRCPC, FRCP (edin)
Chief Executive Officer, Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs
President, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
It is truly a great privilege to welcome you to the Riyadh Global Medical Biotechnology Summit being held virtually on September 14-16, 2021 with the participation of the local, regional and international biotechnology community including academic, industrial and government entities.
We are especially honored to have this summit benefiting from the privileged patronage of His Royal Highness The Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and with the participation of His Royal Highness The Minister of the National Guard. This reflects the utmost importance given by the leadership of the country and all other interested parties to this strategic field of biotechnology.
This strong leadership commitment and support comes at no surprise as the Saudi National Vision 2030 defining the country’s long-term vision, addresses health and economic challenges, increasing non- oil revenues, supporting and strengthening innovations and technological development among key strategic areas in the national strategy and transformation program.
We are now, along with a number of national stakeholders and international partners bringing even closer Biomedical R&D with stronger clinical trials system closer to biotech and Biopharma development in the country in particular in light of COVID19 pandemic which has fueled this development at a faster pace. The ultimate goal is to contribute to the human well being and to contribute to global biomedical and health R&D and Innovation.
We aim at bringing together in a unique interactive and dynamic global summit key local and international players in biotech R&D and industry and to formulate what will be the Riyadh Declaration for Biotechnology in order to make KSA a gateway to thriving biotechnology.
Riyadh Global Medical Biotechnology Summit will bring together taught leaders in the field to push the boundaries of our existing thinking and practice and propose innovative models that will impact the country, the region and the rest of the world with direct impact on health and economy.
Where Taught Leaders of Biotechnology Will Meet to Enhance the Present and Outline the Future.