Jordan University of Science & Technology Student Team Wins Hult Prize On Campus program

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A team of four Industrial Engineering students from Jordan University of Science & Technology has ranked first and won Hult Prize On Campus program 2020. Hajer Alkhdour, Omar Nofal, Anas Hayajneh, Abdelrahman Sader were part of the winning team.

Hult Prize Foundation is one of the world’s most acclaimed entrepreneurship cooperation operating on more than 1500 university campuses in 121 countries and has become a benchmark startup challenge for social entrepreneurship.

Hult Prize On Campus program gives students an opportunity to deliver social change by bringing Hult Prize programs at their university. As part of the On Campus Program, students will be able to train, educate and inspire other students by building an impact community around On Campus events.

The winning team from JUST launched an innovative project idea “Amtea”  that presents a new alternative in the delivery and shipments sector with a process that costs 70% less than traditional international shipping companies and in a more efficient, and flexible way. The proposed solution is expected to have a net positive impact on the environment by reducing the greenhouse effect and global warming.

The team participated in Hult Prize On Campus Program, one the world’s largest business and entrepreneurship competitions among university students launched by Hult Prize Foundation, and won the 1st Place among 37 teams from Jordan University of Science and Technology. The winners advance to compete in the next stage of Hult Prize Regional’s summit that will be held in Toronto – Canada on the 25th of April 2020.

The team also participated in The National Forum for Young Entrepreneurs and Innovators 2020 organized by the Jordanian Ministry of Youth and won the 5th Place among 511 ideas and startups and they are awarded a fund of 1000 JD from the UNICEF (Jordan) to start their business as soon as possible. The project is also presented at the 4th regional conference of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE).