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OXAGON to launch hackathon and startup accelerator to support Saudi talent


OXAGON will soon launch “Hackathon” and “Accelerator” initiatives that are in line with Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030, to foster an inclusive, innovative and collaborative ecosystem in the Kingdom, NEOM announced in a statement on Wednesday.

The hackathon aims to bolster cooperation within the country’s startup community and support Saudi talent in the field of technology, manufacturing and innovation under the supervision of specialized experts in various fields of cutting-edge technologies, striving to transform entrepreneurs’ innovative ideas into projects.

 All participants of the Hackathon will be encouraged to draw on four key capabilities that are important for OXAGON, including Big Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Sensing and Internet of Things (IoT), Material Science, Nano Technology and Robotics, and Automated Guided Vehicles and Drones.

Read the full story at Al Arabiya