Partnership agreement signed between AARINENA and Arab Universities Association (AUA) on 17/04/2019 to achieve the mutual goals of both partners. According to the agreement, both parties will work together to foster higher education and research in the region by collaboration with universities and research institutions with an emphasis on innovation and entrepreneurship through: – Working with universities to foster a course on innovation and entrepreneurship as a compulsory course in the curricula. – Participating in workshops, and seminars for capacity building with emphasis on innovation and entrepreneurship. – Organizing conferences and reporting success stories. – Submitting proposals to solicit funding to cover joint activities.