IDL and Incubators for Small Projects
Director: Prof. Dr. Sayed Kaseb
The world is competing to gain an edge in science and technology to provide a better life for its people. All nations are trying to create new jobs or even to maintain existing jobs. For Egypt, one of the options is to base such jobs on continuing innovation such that it can be competitive and lasting. This was the philosophy of our college to establish the “innovation development lab and incubators for small projects”, IDL.
Capacity of the Faculty of Engineering in entrepreneurship training and incubation
Faculty of Engineering and its independent centers and laps
The Faculty of Engineering at Cairo University (FECU) is considered the pioneer in the field of engineering consultations and continued education. The Center for Advancement of Postgraduate Studies and Research in Engineering Sciences at Cairo University (CAPSCU) is one of the research pillars targeting service of the community. CASPCU is a non-profit research center that self- finances its activities within the research plan of Cairo University whose objective is to continuously improve its services for societal and environmental development.
CAPSCU mission and objectives focus on exploiting the available capabilities of the personnel and resources in the university to assist societal institutions in facing the challenges in different fields through win-win relations and directing the research in the faculty to help in solving such challenges for both public and private sectors. CAPSCU also contributes to the development of the infrastructure of the faculty and the university.
Bio-Sketch of Prof. Dr. Sayed Kaseb
Prof. Dr. Sayed Kaseb has been a staff member at Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University since 1994, and has served as Manager of Pathways to Higher Education-Egypt, since 2004 (Pathways.cu.edu.eg), Manager of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency for the MENA Region Master program, since 2008 (remena.uni-kassel.de), Consultant of "Postgraduate and Research Sector, Cairo University", Deputy Director of "Energy Research Center, Cairo University" and Director of "Innovation Development and Incubator Lab", since 2014.