Location(s): Irbid Development Zone, Irbid
Implementing Partner(s): Luminus Education, RSS-iPark
Duration: From April/2019 to April/2022
EU contribution to the Project: EUR 3 million
Which Percentage Of Total Cost: 83
Luminus ShamalStartis the leading business accelerator in the north of Jordan. It was launched in 2016 in partnership with Luminus Education and the Royal Scientific Society (RSS) –iPark, to provide makers, innovators and entrepreneurs in Jordan with a comprehensive ecosystem that supports entrepreneurs by transforming progressive ideas into actual, scalable businesses that can best serve the local communities. Innovators, makers, and entrepreneurs also have access to FabLab Irbid –a state-of-the-art manufacturing space –the first and largest Fablabin Jordan, one of the largest 20 in the world.
Luminus ShamalStart’s efforts aim to turninnovative ideasin the fields of manufacturing and servicesinto successful and scalable businesses, and support them through comprehensive training and fundingthatwouldbenefit them and their communities and create job opportunities for Jordanians.Our goal is to enable entrepreneurs to confidently enterand navigate the business world with confidence.
Luminus ShamalStart has incubatedand fundedmore than 100start-ups since its inception. The plan is to incubate (30 more)impactful start-ups by 2022that will offer job opportunities to Jordanians, as well as create an ecosystem that supports the entrepreneurial mentality.
Jordanians and Syrians above the age of 18 with ideas for businesses in the fields of manufacturing and services.