Misr Informatics University signs two cooperation agreements with Telecom Egypt and the Academy for People with Disabilities

Dr. Amr Talaat, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, toured the Knowledge City under construction in the New Administrative Capital on the latest technological systems to build an integrated information society that attracts global investment and stimulates digital creativity. Where the Minister inspected the construction works and scrutinized the implementation position of the first phase of the project, which is scheduled to be completed during this year.

The first phase of Knowledge City includes 4 buildings: the Center for Applied Innovation and Electronic Design, the Misr Informatics University, the Center for Innovation of Assistive Technologies, in addition to a training center that includes the Information Technology Institute and the National Telecommunications Institute.

Dr. Amr Talaat emphasized that Knowledge City is one of the most prominent pioneering projects implemented by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology in the context of building a digital Egypt, including its multiple activities to research and innovate in advanced technologies and the development of digital skills.

Stimulating digital creativity and attracting investments by global technology companies, as well as using advanced technologies to advance the process of digital transformation in Egypt.

During his visit to Egypt Informatics University, Dr. Amr Talaat witnessed the signing ceremony of a cooperation protocol between Egypt Informatics University and Telecom Egypt.

The protocol aims to provide Telecom Egypt with financial support to finance 16 full scholarships for high school graduates at the level of the Republic, as a strategic sponsor for their studies at the university within the initiative of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, president of the Republic.

The protocol was signed by dr. Reem Bahgat, President of Egypt Informatics University, and Karim Youssef, Executive Vice President of Human Resources at Telecom Egypt.

Dr. Amr Talaat also witnessed the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the National Academy of Information Technology for Persons with Disabilities, attached to the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, and the Egypt Informatics University; With the aim of integrating and empowering persons with disabilities in the university education system and to support scientific research, development and entrepreneurship in the field of assistive technologies,

In addition to participating in applied scientific research and collaboration in relation to laboratories, as it comes within the framework of the national plan of the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology to support and develop the abilities of persons with disabilities.

The memorandum of understanding was signed by Dr. Abdel Moneim El Sharkawy, President of the National Academy of Information Technology for Persons with Disabilities, and Dr. Reem Bahgat, President of Egypt Informatics University.

He pointed out that the two agreements signed come as a continuation of the effective partnerships established by Misr Informatics University to create a leading educational and research environment and a base of digital cadres and informatics experts. to create.

The two agreements support the university’s efforts to provide full scholarships to high school graduates, support research and development, and encourage entrepreneurship in the field of assistive technologies.

The signing ceremony was attended by Dr. Mohamed El-Sharkawy, Vice President of Egypt Informatics University for Academic Affairs, deans of faculties, a number of faculty members and the supporting body, and a number of university students.

In a related context, Talaat conducted an interactive dialogue that lasted more than two hours with the students of Misr Informatics University to listen to their opinions and suggestions and learn about their future vision for the university and success stories.

The Minister praised their scientific thinking and vision, which they acquired during the study period.

The minister explained that Misr Informatics University offers excellent training opportunities for university students in collaboration with international companies.

Note that the leaders and officials of international companies specializing in the fields of communication and information technology will be invited to conduct extensive discussions with university students and raise awareness of the various technological disciplines and the fields that require in the current and future labor market become

It is worth mentioning that Misr Informatics University is the first university in the Middle East and Africa specialized in the fields of communication and information technology and the areas affected by them.

It was established by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology in collaboration with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. The university includes 4 colleges: Computer and Information Sciences, Engineering, Business Technology and Digital Art and Design

It offers 16 specialized educational programs to meet the labor market’s need for specialists in the latest fields of information and communication technology.

Such as: artificial intelligence, data science and engineering, the fourth industrial revolution, the electronics industry, communication sciences, financial technology, electronic marketing, animation art, user experience and electronic game design.

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