What's New

20 Oct 2021

The Central Department for Digital Community Development at the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) is organizing two specialized programs in e-commerce, as part of the ongoing activities of Qodwa-Tech initiative for empowering women.

17 Oct 2021

Egypt Post and the Democratic Republic of the Congo Post (SCPT) have inked a protocol of cooperation on e-commerce; financial and postal services; postal security; postal infrastructure and service system development; training provision; and expertise transfer. The protocol was signed during the visit of a high-level delegation from Egypt Post to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

14 Oct 2021

The E-Learning Competence Center (ELCC), affiliated with the Central Department for Digital Community Development at the Ministry of Communications and Information (MCIT), has participated in the closing meeting of the Innovative Lifelong e-Learning for Professional Engineers (eProfEng).

01 Oct 2021

Expo 2020 is taking place from 1st of October 2021 to 31st of March 2022, in Dubai. The event focuses on architecture, culture, and innovation, hosting pavilions from 191 countries as well as from international organizations and civil society, with the aim to address the world’s most critical challenges and opportunities.

17 Oct 2021

GITEX Global is held on October 17-20, in Dubai. It is an ultimate grand showcase of technology that brings together big tech companies, government entities and startups to source and explore cutting-edge innovations from across the globe.

19 Oct 2021

The Egyptian ICT sector is perfect for both local and global investors who plan to participate in the current effort aiming to make Egypt a regional hub for IT-enabled services and technology innovation. The sector enjoys a wide variety of privileges that include an abundance of skilled IT workforce, excellent location, and unswerving government support.

17 Oct 2021

African countries rank positively in the GBS World Competitiveness Index, with South Africa and Egypt scoring as High Performers in five categories. Well known for its digital and IT-enabling services, Egypt took first place for digital contact center services and also scored the highest for the delivery of data management services.

06 Oct 2021

"ICT Indicators in Brief: Monthly Issue" reviews a number of ICT indicators in Egypt; namely Mobile Phones, Fixed Phones, Internet, ICT Sector, ICT Sector’s Role in Development, and Post.

18 Oct 2021

The Handbook offers a comprehensive overview and practical advice on everything corporate innovation, from high-level strategy to day-to-day projects, and from validating ideas to scaling ventures, and from frameworks and techniques to culture and skills.

TIEC Accelerator
20 Oct 2021

The Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (TIEC) of the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) announces opening registration for its entrepreneurship pre-incubation program, TIEC Accelerator. The program supports early-stage startups and entrepreneurs that have a tech-driven or tech-enabled idea or prototype. Registration deadline is October 31. For more info, kindly click here, and to apply, click here.

A conversation with the ICT Minister Amr Talaat has been held with Wilson Center as part of the Wilson Center Middle East Program (MEP), where he talked about Egypt’s digital future, ICT sector growth, dynamic startup scene, and MCIT efforts to provide specialized training to young people, promote innovation, bridge the digital divide and achieve the digital transformation.

The Sustainable Digital Transformation Dialogues (SDTD) were organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) virtually, on September 28-30. Egypt, represented by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), participated in SDTD.

An interview with the ICT Minister Amr Talaat on Al Arabiya TV channel, where he talked about the ICT sector’s contribution to the GDP and MCIT efforts in building Digital Egypt in terms of digitizing services and building human capacity.

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