GIZ Digi#ances

The project started in 2021 and aimed to assess and measure the impact of the two awarded grants by GIZ to local companies to develop the e-wallets international cross border remittances (CBR). IBTECAR Consulting conducted the final assessment and recommendation of the awarded grants. The assessment included the e-wallets stakeholders’ interviews and desk research of the challenges and opportunities in the local ecosystem and legal framework of Jordan. The e-wallets are financial, digital systems that are used in different countries...

Peer to Peer Electricity sharing system study and research

In this project, conducted for The Royal Academy of Engineering and held in Jordan from 2019 to 2021, IBTECAR Consulting led the development of a peer-to-peer electricity sharing system utilizing digital solutions. The project includes technical and business feasibility studies, regulatory framework, development of a PROOF OF CONCEPT of the system, and various potential business models and application opportunities for system adoption for the Jordanian electricity grid and its regulatory framework.

MedUp Social Enterprise Replication strategy

This project aimed to define a strategy for the replication of successful social enterprises in addition to document the best practices on social entrepreneurship that are widely disseminated among national audiences for replication. IBTECAR Consulting has created two replication strategies for 2 Jordanian social enterprises to be able to replicate their model nationally or regionally. For that, IBTECAR Consulting conducted primary and secondary research and analysed the data, resulting in generating the requested replication strategies.

Analysis of Digital for Development (D4D) and Strategic Recommendations for Palestine country portfolio

The project, which ran from 2021 to 2022, identified the digital role in various sectors such as employment, entrepreneurship, education, etc. in Palestine for Enabel, the Belgian development agency. IBTECAR Consulting developed the pathways to D4D for the Enabel plan and portfolio in Palestine. It conducted desk research, stakeholders’ analysis and mapping besides the identification of the local needs and consultation with local stakeholder and facilitation stakeholders’ focus groups. IBTECAR Consulting developed KPIs and strategic pathways to D4D focused on...

MedUP: Promoting social entrepreneurship in the Mediterranean region – Capacity building for Social Enterprises in Jordan.

The EU program aimed to increase social enterprises knowledge and capacity to sustain themselves in marketing, project management, mentoring and evaluation, and impact measurement. IBTECAR Consulting delivered the project for JOHUD and Oxfam in Jordan. MedUP commissioned IBTECAR Consulting to provide consultation and training to increase the knowledge of 11 social enterprises in Jordan, in which IBTECAR Consulting was responsible for developing and conducting 7 important training modules relevant for social start-ups.

InnovateJo: Design Thinking Challenge

With the aim of coming up with the best possible solutions and stimulating creative thinking among young people, GoPA assigned IBTECAR Consulting to design and deliver several training sessions conducted over five weeks in 2021, to prepare participants to work on solutions to private sector challenges. The training included five modules; empathy, challenge definition, ideation, prototyping, and testing. In the challenge for the EU, 190 participants took part in solving 15 digital innovation challenges in creative ways using Design Thinking.

Social Entrepreneurship Support Organizations (SESOs) Capacity Building Project (JoinUp)

The project aimed to contribute to increasing economic and social inclusion and creating job opportunities especially for women and marginalized groups in Jordan. IBTECAR Consulting has designed and conducted interactive online trainings for Social Enterprise Support Organizations (SESOs) in Jordan, particularly in social business entrepreneurship fields. IBTECAR Consulting worked closely with Oxfam Jordan in the assessment of the needed skills and capacity building of the SESOs with the aim of increasing service effectiveness provided to the social enterprises. As a...

German Jordanian University (GJU) Program Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The program supports the development of entrepreneurship and innovation culture at the university enabling students to be creative and develop their social and commercial enterprises. IBTECAR Consulting was responsible for the design and management of the “Innovation and Entrepreneurship” program of the GJU. The program, which ran from 2014 to 2021, established an Innovation Lab equipped with the latest technologies in IoT, VR, AI and 3D printing. The lab targets both the students and the academics to support them realize...

IoT Innovation Program

The program provides a platform for youth to learn and develop project ideas in the fields of Internet of Things (IoT) targeting local challenges. IBTECAR Consulting designed and managed the IoT Innovation program in collaboration with Umniah, a Jordanian telecom operator, over the period 2017 – 2020. The participants attended various boot camps and trainings that cover a wide range of innovation, business, and Design Thinking trainings along with various technical development tools and implementation. The program established the IoT...

Jordan Industry 4.0 & Digitalization Innovation Centre (InJo4.0)

IBTECAR Consulting is a key partner in EU project, implemented in 2020, to set up and run an Industry 4.0 & Digitalization Centre of Excellence to support SMEs. IBTECAR has developed the centre structure including management, financial & operational plans as well as some grants to the SMEs. IBTECAR is the lead partner in the capacity-building activities in industry 4.0 and digitalization targeting SMEs and youth. The work is based on studying the needs of the ICT/ITO/BPO sector through field...