The Technology Innovation Center announces the names of the winners within the “Egypt Makes Electronics” initiative. Authority website


31/07 00:11

The Center for Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship, at the Information Technology Industry Development Authority, has announced the winners of the “Metaverse Innovation Hackathon” competition.

At the Digital Egypt Creativity Centers and the digital manufacturing labs for the Egypt Makes Electronics initiative.

Alexandria: Bosla, Stepinside Virtual Commerce and Oreca Tech

Mansoura: 3D Expo, GHug, Benaa

Monufia: Elsare3, Gate Patrol, Metatrainer

Application: optical touch screen, HoloTechy – HoloMedica

Qena: Smart roofs, META HOTEL, Belia

Aswan: VisGo Audio Tours, N-Code and Metaroom

The Metaverse Innovation Hackathon is a competition that aims to inspire Egyptian youth, in various governorates, and encourage them to collaborate and innovative thinking, in the applications of the virtual “Metaverse” world, as well as to use technology strive to find solutions with high potential, effective in communication, and remote work, in a way that contributes to accelerating and supporting digital transformation.

The hackathon comes within the framework of the government’s efforts to encourage creativity activities and promote a culture of innovation, motivating future generations to develop solutions and bring forward innovative ideas, as well as to highlight the role of Egyptian universities on the area of ​​innovation and innovation-based entrepreneurship, through which ideas are discovered and innovative young talents are found and helped to grow.

He participated in more than 120 project ideas in the field of “Metaverse”, which were submitted by students, alumni, researchers and faculty members of different faculties.

The ideas were evaluated according to the degree of innovation and novelty of the idea, the beneficiary groups, the size of the target or expected market, the potential profitability, the expected impact at local, national or global level, the work team and its technical and administrative ability, and the maturity and development of the prototype.

The authority awarded prizes totaling 750,000 Egyptian pounds, in addition to opportunities to join business incentive programs and incubators, and to access advisory, marketing and business development services provided by the authority and its affiliates.

The winners also get an opportunity to join the Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center programs, in addition to support in their journey to transform their ideas into start-up companies that can compete and establish themselves in different markets and fields.

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