ITA and Qatar Assistive Technology Center signs MoU

According to the MoU, the two parties will cooperate in building and promoting a culture of developing smart digital solutions

  

The Information Technology Authority (ITA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Center for Assistive Technology in Qatar (Mada) to cooperate in the field of supporting innovations for the development of digital solutions especially for people with special needs.

The MoU was signed by Dr. Salim Bin Sultan Al Ruzaiqi, CEO of the Information Technology Authority, and Maha bint Mohammed Al Mansouri, CEO of the Assistive Technology Center in Qatar. The cooperation between Oman and the State of Qatar aroused from the ITA and the Assistive Technology Center of Qatar aspiration to support young people in developing unique innovations that will develop digital solutions to meet the needs of both countries.

According to the MoU, the two parties will cooperate in building and promoting a culture of developing smart digital solutions in both countries as well as building the capacity of individuals through training programs, competitions and direct support for entrepreneurship and research on the development of digital solutions by individuals and researchers in universities in both countries.

The MoU also highlighted the cooperation and communication between emerging Omani and Qatari companies in order to promote smart solutions that serve the two countries' markets, allowing the emerging companies from both countries to participate in technical exhibitions held in them.

The cooperation also includes the development of an integrated application that serves the people with special needs and the elderly through a competition to be run in cooperation with Sas Center for Mobile Apps Development at ITA. Cooperation also extends to exchanging experiences between incubators in both countries, facilitate the entry of the local market of the two countries, and provide consulting services for small and medium enterprises Technology, UI design, and user experience.

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ITA is a Public Authority created by Royal Degree 52/2006. ITA endeavours to consolidate and implement the Digital Oman strategy to transform the Sultanate of Oman into a knowledge-based economy for the achievement of social and economic benefits to Omani society. ITA’s vision is ‘Transforming Oman, Empowering You’. For more information, visit www.ita.gov.om or email to eoman@ita.gov.om.

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