الجامعة الهاشمية والمركز الأردني للتصميم والتطويرJODDB يوقعان مذكرة تفاهم لبناء شراكة مؤسسية الجامعة الهاشمية والمركز الأردني للتصميم والتطويرJODDB يوقعان مذكرة تفاهم لبناء شراكة مؤسسية

The Hashemite University and the Jordan Design and Development Bureau (JODDB) signed a memorandum of understanding for joint work, research, consultations, exchange of experiences, competencies and expertise, and for also providing students in the Faculty of Engineering and other Faculties at the university with the needed training opportunities. 
The memorandum was signed by the President of the University, Prof. Dr. Fawaz Al-Abed-Alhaq Al-Zboun, and the JODDB Director, Eng. Ayman Al-Batran, with the attendance of  Eng. Radi Al-Wardat, the Head of the Research and Scientific Cooperation Department at the Beauru, the Vice President for Scientific Faculties Affairs, Prof. Dr. Khaled Al-Hiyari, the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Prof. Awni Tradat, and the Dean of the Faculty of Prince Al-Hussein bin Abdullah II for Information Technology, Prof. Dr. Khaled Al-Sarayrah, and the Director of the Career Center at the University, Dr. Ibrahim Mansour, in addition the vice-Deans and their assistants, and a number of department Chairs in the University.

The memorandum of understanding includes some important aspects, such as joint cooperation between the two sides in conducting applied scientific research in the domains of engineering, teaching, and quality training of the employees and staff to enhance the technical skills of the two sides' employees and affiliates. The agreement also opens the door for joint funded research projects as teams from both parties, including the opportunity of participating in funded industrial and applied scientific research projects on the local and international levels, in addition to participating in the development and manufacturing of engineering industrial products and equipments, which foster and enhance the Jordanian institutions as well as the local and global markets. 
The memorandum stresses the importance of cooperation and networking with local and global reputable research centers in the areas of Technology use and transfer in terms of scientific research and engineering manufacturing. This means benefiting from the expertise of the two sides in terms of machine and equipment maintenance, exchanging sabbatical leaves, and providing training opportunities. 

The agreement also asserted the idea of providing distinguished students and graduates with quality training programs from the Faculties of Engineering and Information Technology, and giving them the chance to participate in conferences, seminars, workshops, training programs, in addition to organizing field trips, supervised by a special committee that oversees the implementation of the memorandum terms.
Dr. Alzboun emphasized  the significance of this partnership between the university represented by the faculties  of Engineering and Information Technology and JODDB, which boosts cooperation in scientific projects and engineering manufacturing, pointing out that the Hashemite University is keen on this joint cooperation, and will provide all possible facilities and services that would contribute to the successful implementation of these projects on the ground.
From his side, Eng. Al-Batran called for greater and more intensive cooperation between universities and the center to work on such  fruitful, useful and unique projects that reinforce applied scientific research that focus on engineering and technical skills required by local institutions, the private sector, and the business one. He also mentioned that the Jordan Design and Development Bureau (JODDB) was established in 1999, by a royal decree, as an independent government entity affiliated with the Jordan Armed Forces (JAF), with the aim of providing defense and security solutions through innovation and creativity. He also stated that the center offers a wide range of innovative defense products and solutions, such as land systems, troop equipment, weapons, ammunition, electronics and electro-optics, and then its work scope expanded to include future technology products and services, medical equipment and solutions, as well as training programs.

الجامعة الهاشمية والمركز الأردني للتصميم والتطويرJODDB يوقعان مذكرة تفاهم لبناء شراكة مؤسسية الجامعة الهاشمية والمركز الأردني للتصميم والتطويرJODDB يوقعان مذكرة تفاهم لبناء شراكة مؤسسية
الجامعة الهاشمية والمركز الأردني للتصميم والتطويرJODDB يوقعان مذكرة تفاهم لبناء شراكة مؤسسية الجامعة الهاشمية والمركز الأردني للتصميم والتطويرJODDB يوقعان مذكرة تفاهم لبناء شراكة مؤسسية
الجامعة الهاشمية والمركز الأردني للتصميم والتطويرJODDB يوقعان مذكرة تفاهم لبناء شراكة مؤسسية الجامعة الهاشمية والمركز الأردني للتصميم والتطويرJODDB يوقعان مذكرة تفاهم لبناء شراكة مؤسسية