About & Objectives

About Ejaad

Ejaad is a membership-based virtual collaborative platform where industry, academia and government can interact and engage in energy-related research and innovation activities. It works as an enabler or a marketplace that connects academic research and know-how to industry needs, and vice versa. .


  • Connect: Link academic research to industry needs
  • Promote: Uphold industry-industry, academia-academia & industry-academia collaboration
  • Exploit: Maximize ICV by routing business R&D requests to local academia
  • Add Value: Deployment, commercialization and technology transfer of research outcome


Industrial Challenges

A "marketplace" through which industry presents challenges and academia propose solutions

Equipment & Facilities Database

Comprehensive list of available research equipment in academia and industry


Researcher Network

Collaborate with more than 3000 researchers based in Oman

International Collaboration

Access to international academia and industry


Information on local training programs, short courses and workshops

“coming soon”


A hub of expertise for those who are seeking an advice within a particular field

“coming soon”

Staff Mobility

Secondment of expertise from academia to industry and vice versa

“coming soon”

Research Ideas

A mean to leverage fund and support for research ideas that may lead to novel solutions

Research Areas


Tackling energy challenges in production, storage, conservation and transmission

Oil & Gas

Challenges specific to the Oil and Gas industry

Renewable Energy

Development and optimization of renewable energy systems


Challenges in water production, treatment and conservation

User Guide & Resources

User Guide

Information including roles and responsibilities, submission processes, agreement and reporting, IP rights and other important information

User Resource Pack

Presentations, white-papers, and editable templates for easy handling of submissions in Ejaad platform

The R&D Protocol

Signees of the R&D Protocol


  • Petroleum Development Oman
  • GlassPoint Solar
  • Gulf Energy International
  • Oman Gas Company
  • Oman Oil Company Exploration and Production (OOCEP)
  • Oman Tank Terminal Company (OTTCO)
  • Port of Duqm
  • Shell Development Oman LLC
  • Sohar Aluminium
  • Tasneea Oil and Gas Technologies LLC.
  • Opal Oman
  • Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic)
  • Lloyd's Register Oman LLC
  • Target Oilfield Services LLC
  • Falcon Oil Services
  • Occidental Oman
  • BP Oman
  • Daleel Petroleum
  • MEDCO Energi
  • Oman LNG
  • Al Baraka Oilfield Services
  • Al Shawamikh Oil Services
  • Schlumberger
  • Vanguard Engineering & Oilfield Services LLC
  • Oman Environmental Service Holding Company (Be'ah)
  • Oman Wastewater Services Company (Haya Water)


  • Caledonian College of Engineering
  • Dhofar University
  • German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech)
  • Muscat University
  • Sohar University
  • University of Nizwa
  • Sultan Qaboos University (SQU)
  • Higher Colleges of Technology
  • A'Sharqiyah University (ASU)
  • International Maritime College Oman (IMCO)
  • Middle East Desalination Research Center (MEDRC)


  • Ministry of Oil and Gas
  • The Research Council


The Research Council (TRC)

Ministry of Oil and Gas (MOG)

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO)


Post Title
23 February 2019
The Research Council (TRC), represented by Ejaad platform, a membership-based virtual collaborative platform where industry, academia and government can interact Read more...
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10 December 2017
Official launch of the Oman Energy Industry-Academia R&D Protocol & Ejaad Digital Platform Read more...
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24 Oct 2017
PDO and TRC have conducted a workshop to discuss the new digital platform to align academia and the energy industry Read more...
تنمية نفط عمان تناقش التقدم في تطوير منصة "إيجاد" الإلكترونية لبحوث الطاقة Read more...
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5 June 201744
PDO signs Oman energy R&D protocol with MoG and TRC Read more...

Contact Us

  • The Research Council
  • +968 22305-843/510
  • info@ejaad.om