Academic Entrepreneurship Center of Excellence

Overview

Recent reforms in the ICT education and challenging ICT demands in Jordan and neighboring countries contributed to a remarkable shift in the way ICT businesses are organized. The ICT higher education played a major role in fostering the ICT business through establishing linkage and enhancing collaboration to better serve the sectors needs and leapfrog into a knowledge-based economy. As part of this national effort, the academic entrepreneurship center of excellence has been established in the Hijjawi faculty of Engineering & Technology in an effort to promote creativity and innovation in the field of applied ICTs, and more importantly, crystallize business, faculty, and student intellectual ideas and transforming it into real-life products. The center has established a number of industry incubators related to of national and international ICT companies.

Vision

Build an entrepreneurial university by 2025.

Mission

Provide an environment equipped with modern techniques for the rehabilitation of students and graduates to meet the evolving needs and changing of the local market and neighboring markets through concerted and integrated efforts of both the business and industry sector and the academic sector.