The Higher Council For Science And Technology (HCST)
HCST /IRDF signed an agreement with the Royal Academy of Engineering/UK to execute the Industry Academia Partnership Program

The Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the Government of the United Kingdom have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish the Newton-Khalidi Fund to build research and innovation capacities in Jordan for long-term sustainable development. The aim of the MoU is to establish partnerships between the Jordanian and UK institutions concerned to attract various projects and activities within different themes, and to evaluate these projects and activities in order to provide the necessary support for their implementation. The Higher Council for Science and Technology, through the Industrial Research and Development Fund (IRDF), signed an agreement with the Royal Academy of Engineering / UK to implement the Industry Academia Partnership Program (IAPP). The overall objective for the Programme is to strengthen capacity and develop capabilities within Jordan engineering higher education and research institutions to carry out excellent teaching, research and innovation-related activities through collaboration with industry and UK counterparts.

To submit the project proposals for 2018, university researchers are requested to cooperate with the industry to submit joint project proposals by registering electronically at the following link:

Note: It is necessary to take into account the need to create a profile for the applicant and then fill out the application form electronically according to the above link. The deadline for submission of proposals is Thursday, 8/2/2018 at 9:00 a.m.


08 / 01 / 2018
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