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ERASMUS+ KA2 – Capacity Building 
Leader: Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST), Irbid
Duration: 15/10/2015 – 15/10/2018
Budget: 879,400 €


The project concentrates on strengthening and enhancing the role of higher education institutions and universities in innovation capacity building, technology transfer and commercialization of applied scientific research outcome in Jordan aiming at the creation of the essential environment for innovation in order to build a knowledge-based economy.
The main objectives of the project that will be met through the establishment of 4 Centres for Transfer of Innovation (CTIs) in Jordan are:

  • The development of economic thinking and interest to use innovation by entrepreneurs and business community,

  • The raising of awareness of the innovation importance among the university researchers and the local businesses,

  • The provision of chance to the researchers to apply their research results,

  • The provision of a clear view of the technological needs of the local industries so that the research and researchers’ priorities can be well identified,

  • The capacity building of CTIs’ staff in order to enhance the sector of innovation and technology transfer.


Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST),   Jordan
The University of Jordan, UJ,    Jordan
Mutah University (MU),    Jordan
Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT),    Jordan
Applied Scientific Research Fund (ASRF),    Jordan
Hochschule für Technik, Wirtschaft und Kultur Leipzig HTWK Leipzig,    Germany
University of Deusto (UD),    Spain
University of Cyprus - UCY,    Cyprus
Consorzio ARCA (ARCA),    Italy
Paulo & Beatriz – Consultores Associados, Lda (P&B),    Portugal
Creative Thinking Development (CRE.THI.DEV),    Greece
Almotahida Education Group (Almotahida),    Jordan
Amman Chamber of Industry “ACI” ,   Jordan
Al Urdonial Lil Ebda (AULE),   Jordan


INVENT- Promotion of Innovation Culture in the Higher Education in Jordan

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