Research at CBRC is funded from various sources:

Competitive Center Funding (CCF)

CBRC has been a recipient of CCF funds since 2014. CCF funding is awarded by KAUST Office of Research Administration (ORA) and supports strategic, ambitious, goal-oriented, multi-and interdisciplinary collaborative research that are aligned with KAUST's mission. 

Center Partnership Funds (CPF)

CPF is a program awarded by ORA intended to foster research collaboration with institutions globally. The primary purpose of this program is to build bridges through collaborative work with world-class institutions.

Competitive Research Grants (CRG)

The CRG program is designed to support individual PI's projects which aims to promote novel, curiosity-driven scientific research through world-class collaborative effort both in the Kingdom and worldwide.

External Funding

CBRC and individual PIs have attracted funding from external sources. These have included SEDCO, Saudi Aramco, SABIC, Ajinomoto and others.