Information Technology Academia Collaboration (ITAC)

ITAC Program Updates

  • January 2019

    • The ESITIP submission close date is extended to February 21, 2019
  • November 2018

    • The submission window for the 3rd Round of the EGYPTIAN-SPANISH IT Innovation Program (ESITIP) is now open
  • September 2018

  • August 2018:
    • In ITAC CFP Round 24, 4 PRPs and 3 ARPs were accepted.
    • The ITAC has increased the Funding Ceilings for the Collaborative Funded Projects (CFPs) to be as follows:
      • PRP --> EGP 250,000
      • ARP --> EGP 1,500,000
      • PDP --> EGP 2,500,000
    • ITAC has changed the Panel Decisions that the applicants will receive after the proposal evaluation to be as follows:
      • Accept: The applicant is requested to make minor revisions during the presentation.
      • Major revisions: The idea is acceptable; however, major revisions are required before the presentation. Applicants should respond to reviewers’ comments within the same round.
      • Reject: The proposal idea is not acceptable based on a list of weaknesses.
    • To simplify the purchase process, the limit of the direct purchase has been increased to 50 KEGP instead of 20 KEGP.
    • The next call for CFPs submissions Round 25 will open on October 1st, 2018. Depending on the CFP type, the deadlines are as follow:
      • PRP submission deadline: October 14, 2018 at 3 PM.
      • ARP submission deadline: October 22, 2018 at 3 PM.
      • PDP submission deadline: October 31, 2018 at 3 PM.
    • Egypt-Spanish Call 3rd call will open on November 15, 2018 and will close on January 31, 2019.
    • Summer Internships call for application was closed on June 30, 2018 for both ICT students and companies. 15 ICT companies and 75 students have been accepted.
    • ITAC organized two WriteIT events, one at Nile University on July 18, 2018, and another one at Zewail University,  on July 26, 2018.
  • June 2018

  • May 2018

        • The ITAC program is organizing a Write IT event in collaboration with ASITA NGO on Tuesday May 15, 2018. Attendances is limited to companies & universities located in Alexandria. For registration send an email to:
        • Summer Internship Support Program starts in May, 2018 for both Students and ICT Companies.

    • March 2018
      • CFP round 24 will open in April, 2018.>/li>
      • The ITAC Program publishes its twenty-seventh newsletter.
      • Tuesday March 13, 2018: ITAC Tech Day event will take place. Success Stories in Software Development and Electronics will be presenting ,if interested to attend send an email to:

    • January 2018
    • ITAC Program Mission

      To bring value to Egyptian ICT Industry by fostering collaboration between industry and academia aiming at developing R&D based innovative products and services that put Egyptian ICT companies in a leading position in the ICT market, both locally and internationally.


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