Orange and the Luminus Shamal Start launch the Mobile FabLab

2020-10-18 10:13

 

In the presence of the CEO of Orange Jordan, Thierry Marigny, and the CEO of Luminus Group, Ibrahim AL Safadi, the Mobile FabLab was inaugurated. This lab is the first of its kind in the Kingdom and was launched last year in partnership between Luminus Shamal Start and Orange Jordan, to move around across the governorates, to provide those interested with training and equipment necessities to grow in the field of digital manufacturing.

Orange Jordan supported the lab that was implemented by the Luminus Shamal Start, embodying the fact that Orange Jordan is a local company that works in an international spirit through its efforts in supporting digital transformation across the Kingdom, and in line with its corporate social responsibility, which pays great attention to digital inclusion through training the youth in digital skills required in the labor market or to support them establish their projects.

Luminus Education interest in launching the first mobile manufacturing laboratory comes after the launch of the first digital manufacturing laboratory in Jordan in 2016, and stemming from their belief in the importance of providing the market with digital skills that keep pace with the changes and to offer his opportunity to remote areas in the Kingdom.

Jordanian – German Center of Excellence for Solar Energy in Mafraq, will be the first station of the laboratory, Orange and Luminus will provide a training opportunity for a group of youth at the center on modern digital manufacturing methods that will enhance their training and professional careers and update them on the  field of digital transformation, the lab will continue after its journey in other governorates, which are Jerash, Amman, Irbid, Ajloun and Balqa.

Luminus Shamal Start was established in 2016, by the Luminus Education Group with a fund from the European Union and in partnership with the Royal Scientific Society, to accelerate business and investment in initial stages of projects in northern Jordan, and has completed more than 20,000 operational hours of digital manufacturing in the Fab Lab located in Irbid.