ITI Innovation Incubation

As a leader in skills and knowledge development for the professional community, ITI strives to extend its services and capabilities to serve wider segments of beneficiaries whereby leading entrepreneurs, growing startups and SMEs are invited to co-develop and support the creation of an entrepreneurial environment that could enable the ITI interns to master innovation and hence initiate ideas to leverage notable impact on the society. Part of this collaboration is highlighted by the ITI interns work on their IT based prototype models, solutions and products at the end of the 9-month program journey, notably their work becomes the seeds for potential startups and business ventures. In support to their work, ITI, along with our industry partners conduct a series of Ideation Camps to provide the interns with a thrilling hands-on experience featuring the art of ideation, entrepreneurship and customer driven innovation, while enabling them to foster innovation and embrace a creative approach to perceive major challenges. Amongst the ITI interns developed solutions with the industry is Master of Things, that is considered to be the backbone and the driver for national economy growth by supplying IoT/M2M application development services to the whole world, through bridging in the gap between Industrial knowledge and Internet based end users applications. Master of Things is powered by the ITI partner in innovation SpimeSenseLabs; an Egyptian joint stock start-up Company formulated by expertise in telecom & IT industry.


ITI Innovation & Knowledge Pathways

Freelancing and Remote Work

Work From Home – شغلك من بيتك

Working from Home for Youth is an online digital platform, aiming at supporting Egyptian and Arab youth to seek out learning in highly demanded technical skills, and put this knowledge into action and create their first earning from the freelancing and remote working market. Empowered by the digital revolution and transcending geographic boundaries, Working from Home for Youth provides a digital platform for different learners and experts working remotely from anywhere. The platform values diversity, innovation and connection where learners can sign up according to their skills set or talents and have access to numerous job opportunities. The platform provides integrated services between upskilling youth and getting them in touch with the growing demand through introducing them to the freelancing and remote work experience. The platform provides online coaching and talent employer matchmaking through a process that is easily scalable and replicable. Come and Join us


Mobile Developer Weekend

Information Technology Institute (ITI) is thrilled to invite you to attend the most exciting event of the year, the Mobile Developer Weekend. MDW2016 comes under the theme of 'Towards Mobility World'.

It gathers all mobile app ecosystem key players; developers, mobile marketers, mobile operators, device manufacturers, entrepreneurs and industry professionals. You will go in a tour exploring latest apps, products, technologies, startups, business and opportunities. You can also test apps, enroll in different hands-on interactive workshops and hackathons, and win prizes.

Panels & Technical Sessions

  • Market trends and opportunities
  • Successful case studies for Mobile Apps
  • Marketing and M-Advertisement and Virtual Reality
  • Cognitive Computing and data extraction
  • User Experience
  • M-Health and Health Care
  • Agility
  • Gamification

Hackathons

In a thrilling environment, participants in MDW2016 will have the opportunity to engage in a competitive setup to work on software projects to develop creative and innovative solutions in different kinds of hackathons. The hackathons will go through the three days of the event with the availability to stay overnight to enable the participants to work with their groups on developing their project idea. The first day will be the preparation training part for the hackathons and the last day will be the judging day for the different projects developed. The best ideas will win valuable prizes from our esteemed sponsors. The hackathons will be announced soon. keep tuned!

Hands on Workshops

  • Native App Development
  • Cross Platform development
  • Wearables App Development
  • M-Advertisement
  • Mobile app testing Workshop
  • Performance Techniques
  • Architecture Concepts
  • Mobile Backend
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cognitive Computing
  • UI/UX
  • Continuous Integration
  • Virtual Reality
  • Agility
  • Gamification

High Tech Gadgets Studio

Find the treasure of the future in a live exhibition designed for the top latest mobile gadgets and technology trends where a large pool of innovative, creative and talented minds are gathering to celebrate the technology inventions. Pioneering industry stakeholders showcase their cutting-edge products whereby MDW dynamic participants are invited to use them and learn more about the future of the mobile world and get featured in this adventurous gadget world.

Booming Business Before 2020 (BBB20) Entrepreneurship Pavilion

Landing in the pavilion of the Apps where the most profound startups representing the Best Business Before 2020 (BBb20) in the mobile world gathers. The pavilion brings together the best mobile start-ups and entrepreneurs with investors, accelerators, incubators and corporations from the mobile ecosystem. As one of the BOOMING Business Before 2020, it’s time to put your company on the RADAR, featuring the most successful mobile start-up businesses in Egypt. So, it’s a great opportunity to:

  • Network among successful peers
  • Explore and create partnerships
  • Observe latest innovative apps solutions
  • Get exposed to the leading businesses in the mobile industry


Egypt Game Jam

The Global Game Jam (GGJ) is the world's largest game jam event taking place around the world. It is an event held in the last week of January every year for 48 hours of communication, learning and design and implementation of the games. ITI organized the third Egyptian forum for developers of electronic games annually during January at its premises in Smart Village. The event reached 625 participants, which puts ITI in the first place globally; In terms of the number registered on site for the competition. “Microsoft” Corporation and “Instinct Games” sponsored the event, and participated in it; by providing prizes for the best designed games, as well as, organizing a number of training courses on the latest technologies to develop games. The event witnessed the launch of ITI’s Gaming Studio, equipped with the latest hardware and software in the field of electronic gaming. The studio hosted during the event training to young creators of the age (8-12 years) on electronic games in ITI Cairo and Assuit branches. During the event, ITI celebrated reaching more than 10 thousand participants in the Egyptian Gaming Community of developers sponsored by ITI.


Egypt Big Data Annual Knowledge day & Hackathon

The Hackathon is the first of its kind for using Egypt’s Wealth of Big Data in generating solutions for challenges and opportunities. It gathered the main pillars of the ICT Sector; Public Sector; owners and producers of Big Data Volume represented by the governmental institutions, the private sector represented by main technology gurus and pioneers , and Civil society; represented by the universities and professional communities youth. The hackathon usually goes for 3 whole days where the government representatives presented different business problems and provided the data sets to the contestants in the Hackathon. More than 500 participants participated in the event where the first day covered keynote speeches from the event stakeholders, business problems presentation and technical sessions and hands-on-workshops on latest technologies and tools. The Hackathon competition started on the second day and continued for 78 hours with around 200 contestants divided into teams working on solving the challenges in the Hackathon’s domains (e.g: Health, water, weather, transportation and agriculture) using the highlighted tools and technologies. At the Final day of the hackathon the teams presented their designed prototypes. They were judged by technical gurus and subject matter experts, and the winning teams were awarded lucrative prizes in the closing ceremony that was offered by the hackathon sponsors.