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Certification provides methodology for building integrated information security system that achieves highest security standards
Protocol aims to provide appropriate, encouraging financing climate for SMEs working in Egypt’s ICT sector, says Amr Talaat
The online initiative, open to up to 100,000 Egyptians, is part of a move to help them master the latest tech skills, and brush up on their core skill set. Udacity, which offers career training, is set to offer skills training, especially those in demand in the job market.
A total of 52 companies have benefited from the programme so far, with a total amount of just over EGP 17m in export rebates having been given to the first and second groups combined.
A total of 26 governmental executive leaders, including from the Ministries of Civil Aviation, Immigration and Egyptian Affairs Abroad, Health, Electricity and Renewable Energy and Agriculture, among others, participated in the session’s activities
The application extension, which now has a 16 April deadline, also aims to curb the impact of the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on the sector
Disbursement begins in April, priority given to micro- and small companies to mitigate effects of COVID-19
The agency is offering its support to the ‘Wild Card’ online hackathon that has called on teams from across the EMEA to present technological solutions. These efforts, it is hoped, will lead to a response system to help individuals and businesses deal with the disruption.
Egyptian startups collecting largest number of investment deals reflect market opportunities: ITIDA
ITIDA said that the company failed to appoint qualified technical cadres to provide those services, beside not renewing maintenance contracts for hardware and software despite their aging
16 startups graduated and 22 other companies were received through the business incubator programme: CEO
Andela recently launches operations in Egypt
Winners would receive grants totalling $60,000
“We supported 19 Egyptian startups through building capacity programmes,” says El Gohary
The event comes in line with Egypt’s vision to strengthen its position as EMEA’s countries’ shared services and outsourcing hub. The forum is officially supported by Egypt’s Minister of Communications & Information Technology, Amr Talaat, who will be delivering the opening speech.
The Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) signed an agreement with Valeo Egypt worth EGP 21m to be implemented over the coming three years, in order to foster innovation and research in digitisation and artificial intelligence (AI). The agreement was signed by Maha Rashad, the acting CEO of ITIDA, and Wael Abouelmaaty, Valeo Egypt’s general …
IDC forecasts combined IT, BPO, KPO export market to grow from $3.25bn in 2017, to $4.7bn in 2020
Egypt ranks first in Middle East, Africa in attractiveness index of countries providing global outsourcing services, says Rayan
Minister of Communications and Information Technology Yasser El-Kady issued a decree to appoint Maha Khalil Mohammad Rashad as the acting CEO of the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA), succeeding Asmaa Hosni, whose term expired. Before this appointment, Rashad held the position of associate minister of CIT for marketing strategies, as well as the strategic …
The Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) signed a cooperation agreement with Alexandria University to formulate a joint work plan aiming to qualify students of computer engineering, communications, and information technology (IT) for the labour market. The agreement was signed by Asmaa Hosny, CEO of ITIDA, and Essam Al-Kurdi, president of Alexandria University, in the …
Establishment of two microelectronics complexes at Sadat and Beni Suef technological parks
The Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) launched the Africa Together programme to boost Egyptian IT companies’ exports. The programme comes in cooperation with the International Data Corporation (IDC), the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. Africa Together is part of ITIDA’s …
Strengthening of strategic relations through an agreement with ITIDA
The Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) launched a commercial trips programme, which is a special funding programme with the aim of promoting Egyptian companies’ exports and increasing their presence in foreign markets. The programme allows Egyptian companies to participate in international events and foreign exhibitions individually as an exhibitor, a visitor in the event, …
The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) signed a cooperation protocol with the Information Technology Industry Development Authority (ITIDA) in partnership with the Egyptian Banking Institute (EBI) to facilitate the procedures for technology companies registered in ITIDA’s database on bank financing. The protocol also aims to qualify these companies to manage their own projects and how …
Android app development, website creation, digital marketing, and information security are the main concerns of trainees
Asmaa Hosni, CEO of the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA), has received a delegation of leading Saudi investors to discuss investment opportunities in the City of Knowledge in the New Administrative Capital. The meeting reviewed the competitive advantages and investment opportunities in new Egyptian technological parks, especially the City of Knowledge, which will be …
The programme provides new finance mechanisms in collaboration with the banking sector at interest rates of 5-7%
The lab aims at training Egyptian experts on applications and technological solutions in the field of energy management