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), and
4) Bridge the gap between technologies needed to overcome the economic, social and environmental challenges and existing technologies

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.

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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

ICT Industry Marketing

ICT Industry Marketing

A dynamic Information Technology industry contributes vigorously to national economic development. The government of Egypt is strongly inclined toward the creation of a suitable and competitive cli

Time for Egypt

Time for Egypt

Time for Egypt is a promotional campaign launched by the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) under the auspices of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (

E-Signature

E-Signature

The e-Signature Law, issued in 2004, supports the e-commerce industry in Egypt by securing the Internet as a legally viable medium for online financial activities. Simply put, this means that a buy

Why Egypt

Why Egypt

Egypt is positioning itself as a global competitor in the sourcing world. Egypt is continuously availing its solid fundamentals from abundant diverse talent pool, favorable costs and pivotal geogra

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

Entrepreneurship Accelerator

Entrepreneurship Accelerator

TIEC Technology Entrepreneurship Accelerator (TEA) is a startup accelerator program supporting early-stage, growth-driven companies through education and mentorship.

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

Fiber Optics Training

Fiber Optics Training

ITIDA, in cooperation with the National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA) and National Telecommunication Institute (NTI), implements the Fiber Optics Training Program.

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 gr

Egyptian-Spanish IT Innovation Program

Egyptian-Spanish IT Innovation Program

ITIDA and Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI), an affiliate of the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, cooperated to launch the Egyptian-Spanish IT Innovation Pr

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