ITIDA and Huawei sign MoU to launch Huawei Spark Program for tech startups

ITIDA and Huawei sign MoU to launch Huawei Spark Program for tech startups

The Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) and Huawei Technologies signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to launch Huawei Spark program. The program aims to provide opportunities for deep-tech startups to establish roots in new markets, widen their client reach and co-create with Huawei.

The partnership seeks to provide promising tech-driven startups in the areas of AI, data management, gaming, e-commerce with free access to Huawei’s unique ecosystem of cloud resources.

“We are ecstatic to cooperate with Huawei to support startups through their early stages of growth. Such program seeks to tremendously impact our entrepreneurship ecosystem in Egypt; unlocking the path of promising opportunities. It also meets our primary goals of boosting innovation in Egypt, as well as our mandate of building the capacities of young talent on the latest ICT technologies,” Hossam Othman, VP of ITIDA and Managing Director of TIEC, said.

The selected startups will have the power to access Huawei’s training programs for technical support, including cloud and AI technology, such as AI development framework, database and OS to develop their own applications, services and appliances.

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