JUST and CCT, a spinoff company from JUST sign agreement to protect certificates against counterfeit and forgery
Jordan University of Science & Technology signed an agreement today with Counterfeit Combat Technology Inc. (CCT), a spinoff company from the Center of Excellence for Innovative Projects at JUST. According to the agreement, JUST will be able to protect all certificates and transcripts against counterfeit and forgery, and enable the verification of the authenticity and originality of its degrees and certificates. The agreement was signed by Dr. Ibbini, the vice president of JUST and Dr. Malkawi the director of the counterfeit combat technology project.
Dr. Ibbini asserted that the new program subject of the agreement falls right within the royal vision for a knowledge-based economy, particularly by endorsing innovation and entrepreneurship.
Dr. Ibbini explained that from now on, the university diplomas, certificates and transcripts will be augmented with ACQR code, which will enable the verification of the correctness, authenticity, and originality of JUST documents using CCT smart phone application iVerify, without the need to contact the university. This program will save students both money and time when presenting their certificates for work or further study. Dr. Ibbini further explained that the new program will place JUST in the forefront of world universities, which protect their degrees against counterfeit and forgery.
Dr. Malkawi stated that the Ministry of Higher Education and Jordan Medical Council have adopted the CCT products for authentication and verification of documents.