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Innovation Cluster Initiative (iCi)

Category: Training

Governorate: Cairo

City: Cairo

About Initiative: Innovation Cluster Initiative (iCi) Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center, (TIEC), an affiliate to the Information Technology Industry Development Agency, launched Innovation Clusters Initiative (iCi) to enable innovation and entrepreneurship through public-private partnership (PPP). iCi creates a network of innovation clusters (iCluster) within the Egyptian technology parks to enable innovation and entrepreneurship in the field of information and communications technology (ICT). Each cluster will specialize in a specific promising ICT-enabled sector creating new job opportunities and providing accumulated experiences. An innovation cluster works within a limited geographic scope as an engine for economic development as well as a cradle of creative ideas thereby maximizes the benefit and impact by promoting equality and social justice. An Innovation Cluster is defined as a group of legal entities (cluster members), which include universities, private companies and entrepreneurship centers, among others. A cluster must be comprised of one university at least, and cluster members collaborate within a specific work scope in a certain geographical area to offer high-value innovations to global markets.

Website: http://www.itida.gov.eg/En/Pages/iCi.aspx

Industry / Domain: ICT

Interests: Education, Entrepreneurs, Finance, Funding/Investment, ICT, Innovation, Innovation News, Marketing, Technology News

Technology of Interest: ‏ioT (Internet of things)

Contact Info

Contact Name: Rania Elwany

Contact Title: Senior project Specialist

Contact Email: relwani@itida.gov.eg

Contact Phone: +2001225203099