Industry Development

In its pursuit to build Digital Egypt, the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) endeavors to develop the information technology industry and boost Egypt’s global ICT competitiveness. This is achieved through the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA), established in 2004 with the aim to spearhead the development of Egypt`s ICT industry to increase its global competitiveness, thus contributing to the country’s economic growth and creating more job opportunities.

ITIDA seeks to boost Egypt’s global ICT competitiveness through:

1) Developing the outsourcing services industry,
2) Increasing ICT service exports, and
3) Attracting foreign investment.

Boost a Business

Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) offers “Boost a Business” programs to:

1)    Help promote Egyptian ICT exports,
2)    Support exporters to uplift their competitiveness and be able to penetrate key markets,
3)    Boost the business capacity of local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs),
4)    Help IT organizations optimize how they do business and build related key capabilities, and
5)    Bridge the gap between technologies needed to overcome the economic, social and environmental challenges and existing technologies.

Digital Transformation for IT Companies

Digital Transformation for IT Companies

The Software Engineering Competence Center (SECC) implements the Digital Transformation for IT Companies (DX4IT) initiative to define a standard capability-based reference architecture for local IT co

German Language Academies Program for Outsourcing Sector

German Language Academies Program for Outsourcing Sector

The German Language Academies Program is a capacity-building program implemented by the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA). The program aims to qualify employees and job app

Business Environment

Business Environment

A strong economy, high consumer spending, and a large workforce have helped sustain Egypt's strong fundamentals, thus supporting a dynamic business atmosphere. The development of Egypt’s ICT sector is

Train to Hire

Train to Hire

Train to Hire is one of the Human Capital Development Programs (HCDP) by ITIDA. It offers specialized training opportunities to qualify job seekers for the offshoring marketplace and creates new jobs

Location Fundamental

Location Fundamental

Being in the center of the world, Egypt is at the crossroads between Europe, Asia, and Africa. With a location nearshore to Europe and en route from the Mediterranean Basin to India, Egypt facilitates

Talent Landscape

Talent Landscape

Abundant Talent
Egypt has the largest and youngest multilingual talent pool in the Middle East and the second largest in EMEA. Each year, over 600,000 gradu

Innovation Ecosystem

Innovation Ecosystem

With its young, dynamic, and tech-savvy population, Egypt brims with new opportunities and tech-driven businesses. Many Egyptian tech and tech-enabled startups continue to play a key role in transform

Export IT

Export IT

Export-IT Rebate program, an integral element of ITIDA strategy, aims to boost ICT exports and support exporters to increase their competitiveness to penetrate key markets.

Across its

Summer Internships

Summer Internships

Summer Internship Support is part of the Information Technology Academia Collaboration (ITAC) University Student Projects (USPs) offered to university students interested in joining summer internsh

German Training Initiative in Upper Egypt

German Training Initiative in Upper Egypt

ITIDA offers job-related German training designed to help undergraduates improve their German language skills for easier integration in the German-speaking jobs. The Ministry, through ITIDA, seeks to

Summer Training

Summer Training

The “Student Summer Training” program is one of the Human Capital Development Programs (HCDP) offered by the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA).

It offers

Technology Incubation

Technology Incubation

ITIDA offers fully-fledged incubation programs, including workspace, shared facilities and a range of business support services, through the Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (TIEC)

Silicon Waha Parks

Silicon Waha Parks

Silicon Waha is a leading joint stock company, founded in May 2016 with the aim of creating a series of specialized business and technology parks across 2nd tier cities in Egyptian governorates. Th

Maadi Technology Park

Maadi Technology Park

Maadi Technology Park, Egypt’s first specialized investment zone, is a collaborative project between several governmental bodies including the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology

ITAC MatchIT

ITAC MatchIT

MatchIT, a program designed by the Information Technology Academia Collaboration (ITAC), helps stakeholders find the right partner, through matchmaking academic teams with IT companies and vice ver

Egypt Makes Electronics

Egypt Makes Electronics

One of the ICT sector’s milestones in Egypt is Egypt Makes Electronics (EME) initiative. It is a presidential initiative launched to position the electronics industry as one of the key props for growt

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