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      Jordan

      Microsoft Innovation Center

      The place where great ideas are the seeds to success.

      The Microsoft Innovation Center in Jordan (MIC Jordan) at the Royal Scientific Society aims to foster innovation and create capacity in the local software economy that focuses on local skills and job creation, strengthening innovation, and driving competitiveness. Programs and resource offerings are grouped into 3 areas: Accelerator of Skills, Partnerships, and Innovation.

      It runs numerous programs that help develop local IT skills, provide support to local startups and companies, in addition to providing students with opportunities to create, innovate, and build successful careers in the ICT sector.

      Internship Program

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      MIC Jordan’s Internship Program was launched in 2012 to help prepare a new wave of app developers, designers, and product managers capable of creating a strong and self-sustaining software ecosystem under Microsoft's Local Software Economy (LSF) initiative. The Program is divided into self-learning modules and technical sessions delivered by professional instructors from Microsoft in Jordan, Turkey, MENA, and the U.S.

       

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      Royal Scientific Society

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      Microsoft Jordan signed a collaboration agreement with the Royal Scientific Society upon which a licensed MIC facility was established, providing a comprehensive set of programs and services to customers and partners for collaboration on innovative research, technology or software solutions, involving a combination of government, academic, and industry participants at the RSS.

      Audience

      IT Pros

      IT professionals working in the IT industry, government, academia and other industry sectors benefit greatly from the MIC trainings and workshops. MIC Jordan educates IT professionals on Microsoft technologies and supports them in developing their own innovative products and solutions.

      Startups and Entrepreneurs

      Since it was established 5 years ago, MIC Jordan has partnered with public and private entities throughout the region that share the vision of supporting startups and entrepreneurs. MIC Jordan provides startups with software, tools, and technical development through the BizSpark program, which also offers opportunities for networking and enhanced lines of communication with international companies. MIC Jordan also hosts a number of camps for entrepreneurs that cover a variety of technologies.

      Students

      Students are provided with a welcoming space to explore their interests in technology and develop skills necessary for technology-related careers. Students can receive training from skilled specialists as well as a membership to DreamSpark, giving them access to free software and tools. The facility will also help students build portfolios and skills to prepare them for entering the workforce. All this is available through the internship programs MIC Jordan offers to undergraduates and recent graduates with no job experience. Education faculty can also visit the MIC to receive guidance on curriculum development through specialized workshops conducted to educate faculty members about the latest Microsoft technologies.

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      Royal Scientific Society, Al-Jubaiha

      P.O. box 1438 Al-Jubaiha 11941

      Amman, Jordan