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December 2018

Smart Home in 90 minutes

In collaboration with The Crown Prince Foundation, IBTECAR organized “Smart Home in 90 Minutes” session as part of its Future Technologies Program at TechWorks on the 22nd of December 2018. The session was presented by the Eng. Jamil Al-Khatib and Eng. Mohammad Ayash, who introduced the smart home concepts and devices and gave a general view on some of IBTECAR smart home simple products. Within 90 minutes the 40 participants took an overview of smart homes architectures, voice-controlled devices and security.

November 2018

The 3rd IoT Hackathon with The Tank by Umniah

IBTECAR and The Tank by Umniah organized the 3rd IoT Hackathon, where 12 teams participated to develop and present their new ideas in the IoT field. This Hackathon took place at The Tank by Umniah on 30-11 and 1-12- 2018 with mentors who shared their experience in both technical and business field, and supported the teams to realize the prototype and business ideas. The hackathon started on Friday 30-11-2018 with some team building activities and introduction to the IoT process. the [...]

Research to Innovation Training at NARC

Mr. Jamil Al Khatib delivered a 2-day training session about Research to Innovation approaches  at the National Agriculture Research Center. More than 16 researchers in various agriculture field engaged in the training on the 25th and the 26th of November 2018. The first day covered the concepts of innovation, basic and applied research in interactive approach and exercises. Besides that the session covered various innovation case studies in the agriculture field. While the second day was practical introduction to intellectual property [...]

Design Thinking in 90 minutes

As part of the Global Entrepreneurship Week activities in Jordan, IBTECAR in collaboration with  The Crown Prince foundation (insert Website ) organized “Design Thinking in 90 Minutes” session at TechWorks similar to all of our Design Thinking workshops, the facilitator Eng.Jamil Al-Khatib  introduced the concepts of design thinking and motivated the participants to practice the process in environment full of fun, creativity and engagement. Within 90 minutes the 70 participants worked together and defined solutions suitable to customers’ needs followed by  prototypes development [...]

Business Model Training

As part of the public training sessions to support youth innovations, Eng. Jamil Al Khatib the founder of IBTECAR held a Business Model Training course, for more than 55 students from different universities in the kingdom like GJU, HU and UOP. This training took place at The Tank by Umniah as part of the students’ competitions of the Global Entrepreneurship Week. The session covered various practical exercises and real examples about creative and successful companies, where they discussed the differences [...]

October 2018

Commercialization of Innovation: A Driver for Growth in the MENA Region

Mr. Jamil Alkhatib participated in the AmCham  (American Chamber of Commerce in Jordan) Commercialization of Innovation: A Driver for Growth in the MENA Region conference. Jamil was the moderator of “Educated Insight: The Reinvention of Learning” panel on the 27th of October 2018. The panel hosted Sam Caucci, Founder & CEO – 1HUDDLE Levon Der Sarkissian, President – LKD Technologies Mohannad Armoush, CEO – Evyra Jida Sunna, Co-Managing Partner – Code Circle The panelists discussed the status of education and learning process, trends of education [...]

September 2018

Participation in Adapt2Job of the German Jordanian University

Under the title “Digitalization 2018 and Beyond Products and Services”, IBTECAR consulting contributed in several presentations at the German Jordanian University Adapt2Job bootcamp of the Office for Industrial Links. IBTECAR represented by Eng. Jamil Alkhatib introduced IoT Innovation Program in collaboration with Umniah. In addition to some experts from the adapt2Job-Network, with 20-30 motivated students (of their third year and above) from all different engineering schools and Computer Science, Management, Logistics and Accounting participated in the event.   The Teaching-TWIN consists of a [...]

MENA ICT Forum 2018

The founder of IBTECAR Eng. Jamil Al-Khatib was the moderator of the panel “FROM THE INTERNET OF THINGS TO THE INTERNET OF EVERYTHING” at MENA ICT forum 2018. The panelists were: Jamil Asfour, Omar Christidis, Founder & CEO, ArabNet Haidar Fraihat, Director of the Technology for Development Division at ESCWA Asma Shabab, Marketing Leader, Watson Internet of Things; Middle East, Africa & Turkey, IBM Salam Yamout, Regional Director, Internet Society – Middle East Amr Abu Suleiman, B2B Marketing Director, Orange Jordan   The discussion focused on these main [...]

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A US Delegation visit to IBTECAR

A high-level delegation from Washington, which joined USAID Mission Director Dr. Jim Barnhart, EDE Director Russel Bauer, Deputy EDE Director Jason McNabb, and others for a discussion of the JCP-supported Jordan Compact Project Management Unit, housed at the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation.   The delegation also toured the start-up incubator iPARK at the King Hussein Business Park, where incubated companies as IBTECAR shared their experiences working with the facility, Our Founder Jamil Al Khatib shared IBTECAR’s story and talked [...]

June 2016

Research to Innovation Kick-off Workshop

Jamil Alkhatib Conducted the first workshop of Research to Innovation at the German Jordanian University on 13th of June, 2016 with the School of Applied Technical Science the first workshop of “Research to Innovation” for GJU academics. The workshop introduced some important aspects about the relation between Research, Technology and Innovation, and how to commercialize research results. It also gave information about business model innovation and Intellectual Property (IP) rights. Workshop Material:       Complete press release available at GJU website  

European Union in Jordan Delegates Visit

European Union in Jordan Delegates Visit Representatives of the European Union Delegation to Jordan visited IBTECAR’s office on the 9th of June as part of its continues support to Innovation in Jordan. The photos show demonstrations of two types of DIY wind turbines developed by the project that are suitable for small offices or camps. It is worth mentioning that CleanTech.IBTECAR is one of 62 projects funded by the EU through SRTD II Program     Original post