Launching the Arab Ecosystem for Institutional Innovation
  • 22 June 2021
  • General

As part of the efforts of the business and technology incubator (BTI) to promote the concept of digital transformation and in cooperation with iPark startup, launched the first open innovation ecosystem in Palestine, along with three other supporting platforms: iPark.Land, iPark.Jobs, and iPark.Sale).

The university and its deanships, especially the Deanship of Community Service and Continuing Education, seek to support Palestinian youth. The Business and Technology Incubator (BTI) is making a great role and a remarkable effort in finding solutions and new and innovative ideas, the most important of which is the launch of the iPark ecosystem, which marks a great achievement, Dr. Alaa Al-Din Al-Jamasi, Dean of Community Service and Continuing Education.

Within our partnership and efforts with our local partners in the Gaza Strip, we were able to provide 2,253 short-term employment opportunities and also developed more than 140 projects and start-ups, and the iPark ecosystem is our newest addition. We are grateful to see its wonderful results in the Gaza Strip and look forward to its growth and development in the coming years, Chitose Noguchi, Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in the Palestinian Territories.

We have an ambitious plan to move in accelerated steps to increase the number of services provided to citizens, as our motto is "We must all think", and the iPark ecosystem will contribute significantly and effectively to finding solutions to the technological challenges facing many institutions, Eng. Suhail Maddoukh, - Deputy, Ministry of Telecom & IT.

Ms. Azza AlSahhar presented in details about the journey of developing the iPark ecosystem as an output of the R & D process.