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Information Technology Centre of the RSS
The Computer Systems Department was founded in 1972, two years after the establishment of the Royal Scientific Society (RSS). It was the first to introduce computerization in Jordan.
In 1988 the name of the department was changed to Computer Software and Information Centre as a result of merging the RSS library with the centre. The philosophy behind it was to initiate the establishment of the National Information System.
In 1992 the centre expanded its operations to cover industrial studies and conduct long term specialized training courses in the field of Information Technology at the regional level in cooperation with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). As a result of these changes the centre name became Computer Technology, Training and Industrial Studies Centre (CTTISC).
Since 1998 the RSS has been participating in a number of EU funded projects. Active projects include (1) the FP6 InfrArtSonic, (2) the FP6 MED-IST project and (3) the FP7 JOIN-MED project. CTTISC has a good experience and the necessary infrastructure in organizing workshops, dissemination and exploitation activities. In addition, CTTISC has a large network of institutions in both public and private sector in Jordan in particular and in the region at large.
Mayor activities are focused on:
- Research and Development
- IT consultations & requirement analysis
- Software development
- Advanced training