Six firms join Sas Centre for entrepreneurship




Staff Reporter

MUSCAT

The Information Technology Authority (ITA) celebrated the incubation of six new companies, which joined Sas Centre for entrepreneurship recently.

Sas is a specialised centre launched in 2013 to create and incubate the emerging Omani companies in ICT sector.

The incubated companies are provided with various services and facilities including an office in the Knowledge Oasis, Muscat, technical consultancies, in addition to accounting, financial, marketing and legal services.

Hassan Fida Allawati, Director General of Digital Society Development Division, said: “e.oman Strategy focuses on developing the IT sector which is one of its most important pillars. Hence, Sas Centre was established with the aims of encouraging the emerging Omani companies, incubating their talents and urging them to be entrepreneurs and to utilise their skills.”

“Since its launch, the centre incubated 38 SMEs which signed a number of contracts with many government and private entities inside and outside the Sultanate, reaching up to 2.40 million rials,” he explained.

He further added, “Sas welcomes all talented and enthusiastic youth who want to produce innovative IT solutions. We also urge the new incubated companies to benefit from the incubation period and from the provided services and facilities.”

The newly incubated companies include: ‘Birwaz’, an Omani company specialised in event management, digital marketing and tourism promotion, ‘Baisah’ Integrated Enterprise, an Omani company specialised in the field of eCommerce, ‘Xproject’ company specialised in IT consulting services, supplying IT products, software, networking solutions, graphic design and websites development and technology and space company, which aims at starting the space field in the Sultanate and developing the modern technology field.

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