RITSEC – The Regional Information Technology and Software Engineering Centre – is the Middle East’s leading centre for technology and innovation and has announced sponsorship of SMARTlab international research projects and the Genius Scholarship Award.
RITSEC, located in Cairo, is a joint project between the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) and is hosted by the Government of Egypt’s Cabinet Information and Decision Support Centre (IDSC). Created as a regional, non-profit organisation, RITSEC provides technical, professional and developmental services to the agencies, institutions and governmental organisations in the Arab Region.
Dr Hisham El Sherif, RITSEC Director, has announced his plan to collaborate on a number of SMARTlab research and activities including MA and PhD education projects, and local SMARTclubs and InterFACES initiatives within the region. Dr El Sherif is also the Genius Scholarship Award benefactor.