Events & Activities

 

 

AAU- PDRC host training in collaboration with Sassari University; Italy

 

A Practical Training on “Eco-sustainable phytocomplex extraction and characterization from grape by-products was carried out on Sunday 26th September 2021 – in PDRC at the Faculty of Pharmacy
This training was organized by the European project “New Business Opportunities & Environmental Sustainability using MED GRAPE Nanotechnological Products”
This training is one among many activities upon agreement and collaboration between AAU- Faculty of Pharmacy and the Jordan Society for Scientific Research, Entrepreneurship and Creativity (JSSREC) and the Faculty of Agricultural Technology.
 Dr. Rida Shibli, the Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural Technology at AAU and the president of JSSREC opened the training and he mentioned the importance of this training to build capacity of participants on exploiting the waste products of crops like grape.
Dr. Mohamed El-Tanani; the Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy and Allied Medical Sciences welcomed participants and encouraged them to take the training opportunity to strengthen their skills to develop distinguished ideas and projects mentioning that PDRC is among global distinguishable research centers in the Middle East and its facilities will be offered to facilitate the training.
Dr. Ashok Shakya, Assistant Dean, PDRC, and the training Coordinator assured the importance of such collaboration and introduced to participants devices and facilities of PDRC.
On the other hand, Dr. Sobhia saifan, the coordinator of the training highlighted the objectives of training and the expected outcomes.
The training process lead by Dr. Guy. A special thanks to Guy D’hallewin & Antonio Barberis from ISPA-CNR from University of Sassari, Italy.
The trainees expressed their satisfaction about training and its outcomes that will help them in extraction and characterization of polyphenols  which help them in improving ideas and produce innovative products
Thanks to all people who faithfully collaborated to make this training possible
“Hard work make every dream possible”

Our Latest News:

 

– We accomplished phase II Business creation on 31th of Aug 2021 with a Demo Pitching day for all teams
– We completed all training sessions and mentoring, but we decided to follow with all teams with extra mentoring sessions to finalize their Pitch in sep.
– We accomplished phase II with a total of 25 Entrepreneurs

LL1-Practical phase

The practical session of the Living Lab 1 took place in Jordan with the potential entrepreneurs 👩‍🔬👨‍🔬
The JSSREC Team and the Royal Botanic Garden coordinated this activity of technological and scientific transfer, which was carried out in the presence.

30 candidates were selected to be part of the project’s incubation program

Diverse ideas and projects were presented and defended by 38 candidates, ranging from the exploitation of grape pomace in the pharmaceutical and cosmeceutical industries to the exploitation of biomass in animal food or composting or in other farms in the fields of gastronomy or renewable energies.

As part of the incubation programme organized by BESTMEDGRAPE, in Jordan, a selection was conducted to find the final beneficiaries of the project. 

Indeed, the JSSREC (Jordan Society for Scientific Research, Entrepreneurship, and Creativity), after releasing the call for applications for the selection of candidates, organized multiple information physical sessions concerning the various organizations of farmers, CEOs of leadership, entrepreneurship companies, environment sectors, universities of engineers, biologists, and other specialties.

 

 

A diverse range of profiles participated in the call for applications and the project received in Jordan 38 candidates for the incubation program. 

The 38 candidates presented with different levels of advancement, some were in the ideation phase, others in the study phase, and others in the prototyping or production phase, and the age of the candidates was 18 and above.

According to a preset evaluation grid and after a tight competition, 30 candidates were selected to be part of the BESTMEDGRAPE project’s incubation program. 

The enthusiasm and strong interest of the candidates was a source of inspiration for the jury which confirms that these candidates will be worthy operators of innovation and change in the Jordanian and Mediterranean economic ecosystem.

The BMG Living Lab Activities in Jordan

 

An agreement between the Jordan Society for Scientific Research, Entrepreneurship, and Creativity JSSREC and Al Ahliyya Amman University AAU was signed on Sunday 01/31/2021 to collaborate conducting the Living labs program relevant to the BMG project. 

The AAU will facilitate access of entrepreneurs to laboratories for training and the JSSREC will cover the cost of consumables.

Potential Entrepreneurs selection Interviews

In the Jordan Society for Scientific Research, Entrepreneurship, and Creativity (BESTMED Grape Project Partner no.7), 37 potential entrepreneurs have been interviewed in 6 sessions using the Zoom platform by the selection committee, the selection committee was chosen by election.           

The potential entrepreneurs from various interests and have different degrees such as bachelors, masters, and Ph.D. 

The committee evaluated the potential entrepreneurs according to a special evaluation form.

Potential Entrepreneurs selection Interviews

In the Jordan Society for Scientific Research, Entrepreneurship, and Creativity (BESTMED Grape Project Partner no.7), 12 potential entrepreneurs have been interviewed by the selection committee on Saturday 9/1/2021, the selection committee was chosen by election.          

The potential entrepreneurs from various interests and have different degrees such as bachelors, masters, and Ph.D.

The committee evaluated the potential entrepreneurs according to a special evaluation form, 4 more sessions to interview the potential entrepreneurs will be held according to the following dates: 17/1/2021, 19/1/2021, 24/1/2021, and 26/1/2021.

BESTMED Grape Orientation Session

JSSREC prepare for the BESTMED orientation session on 3/1/2021 at 6 pm.

Dr. Sabah Saifan will talk briefly about the BESTMED Grape Project, and then Dr. Khaled Khreisat will define and explain the process of the business creation training.

The BESTMED Grape orientation session will provide an excellent opportunity for the potential entrepreneurs to meet the Project Coordinators, trainer,  and each other, ask questions and become acquainted with course logistics.  

Round Table news

First round table of the Bestmedgrape – ENI CBC Med project organized by the Jordan partner  – JSSREC.Flag: Jordan on Apple iOS 13.3
  The event brought together stakeholders from the agriculture, pharmacy, CEOs of leadership, entrepreneurship companies and environment sectors and associated project partners.
  Discussion on topics related to the recovery of grape waste 🍇, operations in cosmetics, nutraceuticals, and others 🧪.
  Discussion about entrepreneurship, the potential entrepreneurs, and their opportunity to start their own business.
Also, We distributed a questionnaire to the stakeholders to suggest a selection criteria for the potential entrepreneurs.
  A big thank you to everyone who participated in this event.
  #Grapes #Industry #bestmedgrape
  #GOMED🍇

Round Table invitation

🍇🍇   Under the Patronage of His Excellency Prof. Rida Shibli

 The President of “Jordan Society for Scientific Research, Entrepreneurship and Creativity”

Flag: Jordan on Apple iOS 13.3The Jordanian Partner of BESTMEDGRAPE project funded by ENI CBC MED- EU
                    You are cordially invited to attend the
                 “Round table for stakeholders of BESTMEDGRAPE”
                     On Saturday, August 22nd, 2020, from 10 am till 12 pm. 
                     Location: At the JSSRSEC 
#BESTMEDGRAPE #GOMED #Jordan #Round_Table #Grape  #Business #Entrepreneurship

World Environment Day

Jordan Society for Scientific Research, Entrepreneurship and Innovation participates with the world, Jordanian society and its institutions, celebrations of the World Environment Day, which falls on Friday, 6/5 each year.

And it emphasis the importance of preserving and maintaining the environment with all its vital and physical components in achieving the goals of sustainable development.

Dr. Rida Shibli

Association President