معهد الكويت للأبحاث العلمية

Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research ‒ KISR
Safat, Kuwait

The Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research is a pioneering, independent, national institute of scientific excellence. It was established in 1967 by Japan's Arabian Oil Company Limited, in partial fulfillment of its obligations under an oil concession agreement with the government of the State of Kuwait. KISR’s initial role was dedicated to developing three fields of national importance: petroleum, desert agriculture, and marine biology. Since then, KISR’s role and responsibilities have expanded greatly to include the advancement of national industry and the undertaking of studies to address key challenges, such as the preservation of the environment, sustainable management of Kuwait’s natural resources, responsible management of water and energy, and development of innovative methods of agriculture.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.kisr.edu.kw

Address:
P.O. Box 24885, Safat, 13109, Kuwait

Country:
Kuwait

Sub-region:
Western Asia

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Kuwait
Operating languages
Arabic , English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit , University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
Government
Year founded
1967
Age (years)
معهد الكويت للأبحاث العلمية
57 
Kuwait average
57 
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Japan's Arabian Oil Company Limited
Founder gender: Other entities
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Dr. Manea Al-Sudairawi
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Dr. Samira A. S. Omar (Director General)
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2019
معهد الكويت للأبحاث العلمية
 580
Kuwait average
 580
Global average
 124

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
معهد الكويت للأبحاث العلمية
 4
Kuwait average
 16
Global average
 65

Social

Likes (2019)
معهد الكويت للأبحاث العلمية
 4,306
Kuwait average
 6,900
Global average
 24,602
Twitter
Followers (2024)
معهد الكويت للأبحاث العلمية
 23,000
Kuwait average
 13,131
Global average
 18,119
Followers (2022)
معهد الكويت للأبحاث العلمية
 21,761
Followers (2021)
معهد الكويت للأبحاث العلمية
 19,149
Subscribers (2023)
معهد الكويت للأبحاث العلمية
 977
Kuwait average
 799
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
معهد الكويت للأبحاث العلمية
 875
Subscribers (2021)
معهد الكويت للأبحاث العلمية
 818
Followers (2023)
معهد الكويت للأبحاث العلمية
 39,000
Kuwait average
 22,149
Global average
 11,185
Followers (2022)
معهد الكويت للأبحاث العلمية
 35,331
Followers (2021)
معهد الكويت للأبحاث العلمية
 31,526
Followers (2023)
معهد الكويت للأبحاث العلمية
 8,899
Kuwait average
 5,178
Global average
 12,007
Followers (2019)
معهد الكويت للأبحاث العلمية
 5,236

Data notes

Last updated: 06/04/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : Authenticated
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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