Information Technology Industry Development Agency

Located at the heart of a modern business environment in Smart Village, the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) was founded in 2004 as an executive IT arm of the Ministry Of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) to spearhead the process of developing the Egyptian IT industry.

ITIDA aspires to build momentum in the IT industry, by making Egypt one of the top global hubs for technology and business services, the agency strives to further develop Egypt`s competitive advantages as one-stop shop for foreign direct investors seeking to enhance their global offering and providing the Egyptian IT industry with the right tools to increase IT/ITES exports. It also devised Egypt’s Branding Campaign, Time For Egypt, that supports all-out efforts exerted and newly adopted approaches in the outsourcing industry and ICT sector, providing services for countries as diverse as the USA, UK, mainland Europe, and the Middle East.

ITIDA works with entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit to serve public and private bodies, industry players and associations, universities, and individuals to help grow the Egyptian IT industry develop as much and as far as possible. ITIDA offers a wide range of services that helps building the capacities of the local IT companies, attracting and servicing multinational IT companies. ITIDA also helps to expand IT businesses by offering a unique access to numerous markets through sponsoring and participating in the local, regional and international tradeshows.

ITIDA’s ambition is to build and champion a world-class IT industry that will play an increasingly important role in Egypt’s economic growth. ITIDA’s work is characterized by long-term commitment and substantial ongoing investment to ensure fundamental sustainable improvements.