Egypt to demonstrate IT excellence at GITEX

Country’s tech watchdog will be promoting strengths of Egyptian ICT

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Egypt to demonstrate IT excellence at GITEX Egypt’s ITIDA will show off the country’s programming prowess. (ITP Images)
By Staff Writer Published  September 12, 2014

Egypt’s Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) will be promoting the strengths of the Egyptian ICT sector at GITEX TECHNOLOGY WEEK. The agency encourages growth in the ICT sector by developing different capacities within the country’s business community. The agency is responsible for developing Egypt as an outsourcing location by attracting direct foreign investments and maximising IT exports.

ITIDA assists overseas investors in the identification and application of various incentive packages and subsidies available specifically in the ICT sector. ITIDA also supports Egypt’s workforce through additional training and capacity building programs, and advances the careers of the large number of IT professionals in the country.

The range of services offered by ITIDA includes research and innovation support; software development tools, community awareness, industry development and ICT training. ITIDA is also responsible for Information Technology Academia Collaboration (ITAC), which promotes research projects that create economic value.

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