MED-QUAD boosts academia and local society components to collaborate for innovation in Jordan
A dissemination workshop was held on Saturday 17-7-2021 at 10:30 am to 3:00 pm in Al-Rassam Hall – Irbid - Jordan.
The participants in the workshop represented the work teams at Al-Balqa Applied University (MED-QUAD project partner from Jordan) and researchers from other universities in Irbid governorate in the water, heritage, and antiquities sectors. Also, members of the city development groups representing the governorate’s community, some owners of private companies and a representative of the Central Committee for the Development of Irbid Governorate participated.
The MED-QUAD team presented a detailed explanation of the project's objectives and the outputs it seeks. Finding a dialogue table between researchers in universities, representatives of the water sector, cultural heritage, enterprises, and decision makers in the Irbid governorate set the basis to put forward the problems that the project can contribute to finding solutions which will have a positive impact to the sustainable development of the city.
At the end of the workshop, those interested in the water sector and the cultural heritage sector found the chance to discuss and agree upon a set of common interest issues.