Achievements and Initiatives
 
Accomplishments, initiatives and the strategic partnerships of the Kingdom's National Research on Environmental Technology…. 
 
King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology seeks to transfer and develop high quality technology to conserve the environment and to develop the Kingdom's natural resources through strategic partnerships. 

Environmental technology is gaining particular importance in the Kingdom, as the country is endeavouring to bring consensus on steady industrial progress, and to preserve the environment through the establishment of an advanced environmental technology industry. This will strengthen the Kingdom’s competitiveness in the global market for environmental technology, along with allowing the country to join the international community's efforts to protect the environment and promote sustainable development…

Achievements and Innovations… 
 
The National Center for Environmental Technology operates in cooperation with several departments within King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, as well as various scientific bodies around the world, in order to develop new innovations in this field. The achievements and innovations of the National Centre for Environmental Technology include: 
 
 Development and manufacture of porous materials to reduce pollution
 Desertification modelling in the Kingdom.
 Classification of toxic gases and vapours emitted from fires.
 Leakage of fuel from petrol stations and the resulting soil contamination in the city of Riyadh
 Diagnosis of air quality in Riyadh.
 Exploration and evaluation of the sources of methane in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, its uses and techniques to control it.
 Hosting scientific forum and workshop entitled "Capacity of National Technological Laboratory of Physics, UK (NPL).
 Providing many scientific reports for several government agencies, such as the Ministry of Commerce and the General Presidency of Meteorology and Environment Protection.
 Training many employees ofsectors on advanced chemical analysis, field measurements of air pollutants and synthesis of materials for micro/nano-applications, such as manufacturing magnetic particles, semi-magnetic and others relevant to medical applications. Those sectors include technical colleges, the General Secretariat in Madina, and the School of Gifted Students in Makkah.
 
Local and International Initiatives… 
 
NCET seeks to document the scientific and technical cooperation at a local and international level. 
Locally:
There is cooperation between NCET and local universities, such as King Saud University and King Abdul Aziz University. The cooperation focuses on exchanging scientific expertise and using advanced chemical analysis laboratories.
 
Internationally:
There is cooperation between NCET and several universities and international entities, among of these Australian Monash University, Canadian Memorial University, National Laboratory of Physics in the UK, and Colorado State University in USA. Through such cooperation there are technical consultations and scientific visits.
 

Under the auspices of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology organizes the Saudi International Conference for Environmental Technology 2012…

 
 

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