(MENAFN – Daily News Egypt) Egypt’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology and the University of Ottawa have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to offer a Master’s degree programme in electrical and computer engineering.
The MoU’s signing was witnessed by Minister of Communications and Information Technology Amr Talaat. The programme will focus on artificial intelligence (AI) and data science, the Internet of Things (IoT), and robotics.
The Egyptian-Canadian collaboration comes as part of the “Digital Egypt Builders” initiative, which aims to develop the capabilities of outstanding graduates from Egypt’s Faculties of Engineering, Computers, and Information.
It will serve to refine their skills with science and practical experience, through an integrated educational and training programme that qualifies them to implement projects under the “Digital Egypt” initiative. The degree programme will also work to enhance their competitiveness in the local and global labour markets.
In a press statement on Saturday, Talaat