Royal Scientific Society

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The Royal Scientific Society
FounderPrince El Hassan bin Talal
Al-Jubaiha, Amman
Key people
Prince El Hassan bin Talal, Chairman
Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan , President
RevenueNot For Profit
Number of employees

The Royal Scientific Society (RSS) is an independent non-governmental, not-for-profit multidisciplinary science institution established by royal charter. Founded in 1970 as a national organisation to actively advise and support the development of Jordan with sound technical and policy advice, and consultations. The RSS undertakes specialised and accredited testing, research work with local industries and universities, consultations for the private and public sectors, and works in partnership with regional and international organisations. Since its inception as a national and independent organisation, the prime objectives of the RSS have been to protect human health and safety, to safeguard the environment, and to contribute to sustainable economic development.

Main Aims[edit]

  • To support the development process in Jordan through R&D to strengthen the role of SMEs in Jordan's economy.
  • To promote itself as a reference technical institution in Jordan and the region.
  • To expand its role as a certification body for both skilled manpower and industrial products.
  • To strengthen co-operation with similar institutions to promote mutual interests.
  • To develop human resources.
  • To encourage and support the start-up, incubation and development of innovation-led knowledge-based businesses.

Technical Centres[edit]

  • Building Research Centre.
  • Electronic Services & Training Centre.
  • Environmental Research Centre.
  • Information Technology Centre.
  • Mechanical Design & Technology Centre.
  • Industrial Chemistry Centre.
  • Quality Assurance Department.

There are also three supporting departments: Administrative, Financial, and Marketing and Public Relations.

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