King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) Innovation Center for the e-Society (RFTONICS) is part of the initiatives of National Plan for Science, Technology, and Innovation (NPST), which aims to establish centers, at Saudi universities, that belong to KACST and collaborate with industry. The center started its activities October 2012.
To be a locally-prominent and an internationally-recognized center for innovation and dissemination of knowledge in the fields of wireless and lightwave technologies.
To activate the role of the university in building partnership with industry and promoting the position of the kingdom in research and innovation in the fields of RF frequency, photonics, wireless communication, and sensing technologies through:
Performing distinguished basic and applied research projects