GITEX: NITDA to Sponsor Innovative Start-ups for Tech Exhibition in Dubai

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National Information Development Agency () has opened its application for sponsorship Nigerian startups to upcoming 40th edition Gulf Information Exhibition (GITEX) taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

GITEX, according to a statement by Spokesperson, Mrs. Hadiza Umar, is slated to begin on December 6, and will run till December 10, 2020. 150,000 trade visitors 140 countries, Umar, spokesperson for agency, said are expected at 5-day tech expo and conferences. “The GITEX Week 2020 is a major meeting point for industry professionals; governments, innovators, futurists and corporate buyers. GITEX has become a major thrust for the Startup Movement attracting some the world’s biggest mentors, angel investors, and venture capitalists,” she added.

has featured an increasingly strong delegation and Country Pavilion presence through since 2013 to explore cross-nations deals and collaborations. In last five years also, NITDA has provided strong support for Nigerian startups by featuring 40 startups at GITEX Future Stars Pavilion through its subsidiary, Office for ICT Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OIIE).

Innovative Technology (and Technology Driven) Startups with solutions addressing 5G, Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Augmented Analytics, Transportation, Digital Economies, Cyber Security and Resilience, Cloud and edge computing, Blockchain technology, can apply for a full sponsorship to represent at GITEX. Interested applicants are invited to visit: to apply. The application process closes by midnight of November 16, 2020, after which all entries will be evaluated and successful startups will be selected and contacted.

By PRNigeria