UMI Proquest Dissertations (Subscribed).
Several subscribed and free theses and dissertations resources are listed at KAUST Library ETD Libguide
Patent Fundamentals for Scientists and Engineers
Patents Search Engines/Databases
Several subscribed and free standards resources are listed at KAUST Library Standards LibGuide
Business directories are websites that list businesses within niche based categories. You can usually search by niche, location, activity or size.