Conclusion of the 15th Global Entrepreneurship Week Activities at Princess Sumaya University for Technology

Nov 20, 2023

The activities of the 15th edition of Global Entrepreneurship Week at Princess Sumaya University for Technology, organized by the Queen Rania Center for Entrepreneurship in strategic partnership with Zain Jordan through its innovation campus (ZINC), have reached their conclusion.

The week featured 92 participants from various public and private sector institutions, universities, schools, and media partners. Its goal was to enhance the culture of entrepreneurship and emphasize its role in supporting the economy, as well as to showcase young entrepreneurial experiences and Jordanian success stories.

Mohammad Obaidat, the Director of the Queen Rania Center for Entrepreneurship at the University, shared that Jordan ranked second globally with 700 events during the week. The activities spanned 12 governorates, addressing key topics such as education, politics, ecosystem, and inclusion.

Obaidat pointed out that the most significant events held outside Jordan took place in the State of Qatar, organized by the partner Pioneers. Additionally, events in Oman, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt were organized by the partner Entrogate. Obaidat also stated that the center’s partners ranked among the top 10 globally in the number of events, with Business Development Center (BDC) leading worldwide with more than 185 events, Irada securing the fifth place with 50 events, and the Baptist School at the tenth place with 38 events.

Obaidat expressed gratitude to the dedicated team at the Queen Rania Center for Entrepreneurship for their efforts in ensuring the success of the 15th Global Entrepreneurship Week. He also extended appreciation to all supporting partners for their contributions to the week's success.

Tareq Albitar, Director of Corporate Communications, Sustainability, and Innovation at Zain Jordan, commended the Queen Rania Center for Entrepreneurship's organization of the Global Entrepreneurship Week activities at Princess Sumaya University. He also praised the substantial turnout of entrepreneurs and university students. Zain Innovation Campus hosted approximately 30 events across five Jordanian universities and their main branch at the King Hussein Business Park. These events covered entrepreneurship, artificial intelligence, and cybersecurity, attracting nearly 1,000 students and entrepreneurs.

The results of the 2023 Jordanian University Students Entrepreneurship Competition were as follows: First place went to the Green Plant Light team from Al al-Bayt University, Second place was secured by the AV kit team from Yarmouk University, and the Aurura Plant team from the University of Jordan took Third place.

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