National Vaccine and Biomanufacturing Center (NVBC)
RPDC is contracted to establish and operate the first research and industrial center in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East to develop vaccines and biopharmaceutical products. The National Vaccine & Biomanufacturing center (NVBC) is sponsored by King Abdulaziz City of Science and Technology (KACST) and will be located in the KAUST Research and Technology Park. The NVBC will provide state of the art facility for biologics R&D and GMP scale-up manufacturing to develop and produce the first line of defense against epidemic risks for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It will also include a training platform for qualifying national competencies in the industrial field.