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.

Support Services

The Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) offers a group of support services including a number of financial incentives in areas such as institutional development, market research, local and international marketing, awareness campaigns, training and certification, as well as supporting projects. The aim is to create an enabling environment for collaboration based on win-win situations.

Intellectual Property Rights

Intellectual Property Rights

One of MCIT priorities is to support the development of software industry, while increasing social awareness of intellectual property issues. Part of this objective includes reforming the Copyright

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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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

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

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

Graduation Projects Support

Graduation Projects Support

The graduation projects support is one of the Information Technology Academia Collaboration (ITAC) University Student Projects (USPs).
Graduation support from ITIDA fosters gradua

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.

Next Technology Leaders

Next Technology Leaders

The Next Technology Leaders (NTL) Initiative was launched by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to build the capacities of young calibers on the latest information, communications and electronics techn

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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