In a global economy that is becoming more and more dependent on knowledge,
developing countries have no alternative but to upgrade their ability to acquire
knowledge, produce knowledge and apply knowledge. Some will succeed while others
will lag much behind. It is needless to say that the knowledge gap of today and
tomorrow will have more of a negative impact than that of the digital divide.
Jordan has no option but to seize the opportunity before its too late. Our
people have always proven that if they are given the opportunity they will come
up with great and sound results; not only for Jordan, but for the region as a
Thus, it is of urgent importance to create a conducive environment in which Arab
scientists, researchers, academics, entrepreneurs and students are given the
opportunity to promote a knowledge-based economy by innovating and disseminating
their intellectual wealth.
El Hassan Science City will be the means through which the above
mentioned goal can be achieved. The El Hassan Science City will be a
distinguished campus hosting the following exceptional entities: