The University of Jordan's (UJ) Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center in cooperation with the Dutch organization SPARK is launching a national competition in October aimed at attracting entrepreneurs in the Agritech sectors.
The competition, which targets students and public and private universities alumni, includes a four-week training program to equip the participants with the skills and tools they need to establish a start-up and turn ideas into viable business concepts.
Dr. Ashraf Bani Mohammed, Director of the Center, stressed that the idea behind the competition is to encourage youth and students interested in the agricultural sector to invest their entrepreneurial ideas in the Agritech sectors and turn them into successful projects that would support the community.
Bani Mohammed called on Students from various universities to participate in the competition, applauding the role of Spark for its efforts and cooperation to make the competition a success.
Founded in 1994, Spark is an independent, non-profit organization that seeks to promote higher education and entrepreneurship development and empower ambitious young people through training, development services.