Projects

The Civil Society Facility (CSF) South (EU funded Project)

IBTECAR designed and implemented Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship capacity building program targeting Youth leaders in various southern Mediterranean region countries social enterprises, CSOs and NGOs. The Capacity building program involved various training sessions, hands on coaching and planning of youth projects aiming to establish social enterprises and ventures. The program combined face to face technical support (workshop) through delivery of relevant skills and followed by virtual learning and follow-up phase. Its objective is to introduce the program fellows to needed methods and...

German Jordanian University Program Innovation and Entrepreneurship

IBTECAR and the team leader Jamil Alkhatib are responsible for designing and managing the Program Innovation and Entrepreneurship of the German Jordanian University. The program supports the development of entrepreneurship and innovation at the university to enable the students to think out of the box, be creative and develop their social and commercial enterprises. The program focuses on responsible entrepreneurship concept through organizing various hackathons and competitions aiming to solve local challenges such as health, energy, environment and refugee integration.  

IoT Innovation Program

تحميل مختصر البرنامج باللغة العربية IBTECAR and Umniah are partnering to develop first of its kind Internet of Things (IoT) innovation program since 2017, which aims to enable entrepreneurs and innovators to move their creative Hi-Tech ideas in the IoT field into realizable products. It helps them to gain technical skills to develop the proof of concept (prototypes) of their products besides gaining innovation and business skills to test and validate the concepts with the potential customers. Program Activities The program will provide...

Water & Sanitation Entrepreneurship Program

IBTECAR in collaboration with CEWAS middle east entrepreneurship program in Jordan through swiss funded project, the partners developed a program to support the establishment of new ventures focusing on solving challenges related to water, sanitation, water sector and environmental issues. The program delivered various trainings on design thinking, business model innovation and market feasibility. Besides that, over 6 months of coaching was organized for various ventures that participated in the program.  

Shoman foundation Innovation Award Design

IBTECAR conducted assessment on Innovation and research funding in Jordan and various related funding and awards. Moreover, it organized various stakeholder and ecosystem analysis to understand the situation of innovation and entrepreneurship in Jordan. Moreover, IBTECAR assessed various ongoing research and innovation grants funded by shoman foundation on their commercialization potential to support the establishment of new innovative start-ups. The project concluded with a design of the Innovation award including application, process, evaluation criteria and provided services and capacity building.

Applied Scientific Research Fund (ASRF)

Applied Scientific Research Fund (ASRF) is  is a non-government; non-profit organization created and has the initial funding by Samih Darwazah, founder of Hikma Pharmaceuticals to promote the development of applied science and engineering ideas. ASRF is the first research funding organization initiated from the private sector in Jordan as non-profit company acting on commercial basis while 100% of the profit is invested back in the fund to support the creation of the innovation ecosystem in Jordan and the Middle East. ASRF is applying...

National Policy & Strategy STI of Jordan

Review and assessment of the National Science, Technology and Innovation Policies and Strategies of Jordan (2013-2017) UNESCO Project to support the Higher Council for Science and Technology of Jordan to review the national STI policies. The project developed the strategy review and assessment framework based on international best practices. Used the framework to review of the national Science, Technology and Innovation strategy. Stakeholder assessment and facilitated the focus groups feedback workshop. STI policies framework Workshop  

Innovation and Creativity stimulation in organizations

"Innovation and Creativity stimulation in organizations" A workshop delivered at 3rd Symposium with the theme "Professional Training in Developing Human Capital", 17-18 September 2013, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia organized by King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital   Workshop abstract Siemens, Toyota, IKEA, Google, Apple, TATA, P&G and Skype are some of the most successful companies in the world; nevertheless they are among the top innovative companies.  Those companies managed to reach to this stage not only through investment but also through stimulating systematically creativity and innovation in...

Bedaya Program

Bedaya Program (Palestine, 2012) is one of the Palestinian Information and Communications Technology Incubator (PICTI) projects funded by USAID and CISCO. The Program focused on global resources, mentors, and market makers; to assist high potential Palestinian ICT ventures, to accelerate growth and new market outcomes. The program leveraged the services and investment of the incubator and the support to the startups to go to international market Recordings of some workshops http://www.youtube.com/PICTIPal Workshops materials http://www.slideshare.net/BedayaPICTI

SRTD Program

Support to Research and Technological Development and Innovation Initiatives and Strategies in Jordan Project (SRTD) (2008-2010) is an EU funded project through ENPI. Some presentations,workshops and training programs delivered during the SRTD project are available here  http://www.slideshare.net/SRTD Jamil was mainly responsible for the Technology Transfer element of the project. The program focused on the following areas - Support the development of a national Technology Transfer Program - Support the establishment of 11 Jordanian Technology Transfer Offices - Support Industry Research Link assessment - Support the development of...