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Royal Scientific Society

The Royal Scientific Society (RSS) is the largest applied research institution, consultancy, and technical support service provider in Jordan and is a regional leader in the fields of science & technology.

RSS provides expert testing services via over 25 specialised locally & internationally accredited laboratories and prides itself on offering both the public and private sectors a unique scientific resource and a wide range of project expertise. Supported by more than 500 science specialists, researchers, technical support staff, highly skilled management, and faculty, the RSS has truly become recognized as a local, regional and international research and development hub.

Born out of the great heart and spirit of His Majesty the Late King Hussein and HRH Prince Hassan, the Royal Scientific Society has, since day one, aimed high to be the local and regional reference point of knowledge for science and technology using modern engineering research as a base to power economic development and social progress.

RSS proactively guides, supports and strengthens large governmental research projects and commercial incubators for both small and medium enterprises. Industrial firms contract RSS to assess potential impacts on the environment and to recommend practical solutions to minimize and control pollutants. RSS conducts standardised laboratory inspections on many of the foods and products consumed daily by Jordanians.

A wide range of products are continuously inspected & tested including: detergents, paints, textiles, paper products, lubricants, industrial and medicinal gases, in addition to building materials to ensure conformity with national and international standards.

In order to ensure compliance with the Ministry of Healthís (MOH) mandatory equipment servicing requirements as well as guarantee that all the equipment is in proper working order, the (MOH) contracts the RSS to manage, service and maintain the Kingdomís vast supply of medical equipment.

Since its inception, RSS has led by example. As an independent industry leader, RSS has been at the forefront of Jordanian renewable energy development and research, from wind powered water pumps and aerial generators to solar water heater panels and solar receptors.

With the vast expertise accumulated by the Society over the years, it has established itself as a pioneer within the broader international scientific community. RSS laboratories enjoy close personal co-operative ties with local, regional, and international scientific organizations.

At RSS being customerĖcentric simply means having an unwavering commitment to the people of Jordan. The RSS continuously strives to improve its standing as a point of reference for scientific knowledge and technical awareness, where quality standards and public health become equal and totally uncompromised. RSS is unequivocally committed to testing with guaranteed accuracy, and is dedicated to research and development.

As Jordanís business and industry march into a modern 21st century, The Royal Scientific Society is reaching out, building credibility by providing unique services with distinction and preparing Jordan for all the challenges of tomorrow.



To be the local and regional reference point and knowledge leader for science and technology using scientific and engineering research to power economic development and social progress.



To build and strengthen scientific and engineering research in the areas of greatest strategic value to Jordanís long-term competitiveness and development.


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