Jordan Innovation Center

JIEC launched Al Urdonia Lil Ebda’ (BIC) in cooperation with Jordan Enterprise Development Corporation, Jordan Engineers Association, King Abdullah II Fund for Development additionally to Jordan University of Science and Technology, Yarmouk University and Mutah University. The main goal of BIC is to establish an easy interchange between the scientific and industrial environments. To achieve this goal, Al Urdonia Lil Ebda’ stimulates the innovators from the students' universities and local communities to transform their creative ideas into emerging investment companies. The Company, therefore, supports provides them with the required assistance to embrace this business and create new jobs. We can say that one of the main goals of Al Urdonia Lil Ebda’ is to act as a bridge between places of innovation (universities, technical institutes, businessmen) and the venture capital community, which will reflect positively on developing and raising the efficiency of investment projects in the Industrial Estates.

Moreover, Al Urdonia Lil Ebda’ (BIC) was the first Jordanian part to become a member of the Board of Directors of the Asian Science Parks Association (ASPA). It hosts the Association’s regional office for Western Asia region and had the honor of hosting the fifteenth meeting of the Asian Science Park Leaders in 2010. In addition, Al Urdonia Lil Ebda’ (BIC) is a full member of the European Innovation Centers Network (EBN); it hosts the regional office of the network for the Middle East and North Africa Region. Furthermore, it was the first Jordanian business incubator to receive the quality logo for best practices in the business incubator field, which testifies that Al Urdonia Lil Ebda’ (BIC) follows the best practices. Likewise, it obtained the award dedicated for the leading company in business incubation in Jordan for 2009 –2010.