Prof. Dr. Mahmoud El-Metini, President of Ain Shams University, and Eng. Ahmed Mohamed Taha, Chairman and Managing Director of Viber Egypt for Communications and Information Technology (Benya Capital), and Eng. Hossam Reda Hamed, Managing Director of Aken Company for Digital Technology, signed a joint cooperation protocol between Ain Shams University represented by The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center at Ain Shams University and Iqen Company for Digital Technology, in the presence of Prof. Dr. Maged Ghanima, Director of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Prof. Dr. Weam Mahmoud, Deputy Director of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, during his visit to the Pavilion of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center at the Cairo ICT Exhibition.
The protocol aims to establish a business accelerator to incubate innovators, entrepreneurs and emerging companies that use new and emerging technologies in the field of digital transformation, educational application technology, artificial intelligence and health application technology, as the Innovation Center at Ain Shams University provides services to support innovation and technological applications and plans to support and develop modern technologies related to the company's activity Capital structure or its expansionary future aspirations in addition to supporting both internal and external entrepreneurship.
The two sides will evaluate the companies applying to join the Business Accelerator in terms of their readiness and potential for development, as well as choosing what they deem appropriate for support and guidance to become a company capable of success in the Egyptian or global markets.
The Innovation Center at Ain Shams University is the official center for capacity building and entrepreneurship at the university, which works to reduce the gap between the university academic community and industry, since 2013 the Innovation Center offers a variety of non-traditional multidisciplinary programs that are designed to encourage young students, graduates and researchers. On innovation and entrepreneurship, and providing various means of support to successfully deliver their innovations and emerging companies to the market.
It is noteworthy that Fiber Egypt for Communications and Information Technology (Benya Capital) is a company specialized in the field of technological infrastructure works, supporting digital transformation, characterization, analysis and design of software, databases and applications of all kinds, and the work of producing and developing programs and applications, creating databases and electronic information systems, operating and training them. Production of electronic content in a different form of voice, image and data, data entry on the computer and by electronic means, description and design work for computer systems of various kinds, production and development of embedded systems, operation and training on them, characterization and design work for data transmission and circulation networks, establishment and management of training centers to prepare researchers and technology transfer centers Information, establishing and managing consulting and study centers specialized in the fields of information and communication and developing them, establishing, operating and maintaining networks for transmitting voice, image and written information and providing value-added services and internet services after obtaining a license from the authorities.