The Communications, Space and Technology Commission (CST) signed an agreement with Tuwaiq Academy on the sidelines of the International Technology Conference (LEAP23) to collaborate on spreading awareness regarding digital knowledge, encouraging investment, as well as helping create innovative business models in the digital economy.
The MoU was signed by Mr. Raed AlFayez, Deputy Governor for IT and Emerging Technologies representing CST, and on behalf of Tuwaiq Academy was Eng. Abdulaziz Alhammadi, the CEO of the Academy.
This partnership will stimulate innovation, support the development of the Tech sector and emerging technology, and enhance digital skills and capabilities through knowledge-sharing meetups on various topics of emerging technologies, including the Internet of Things (IoT), Metaverse, Smart Cities, data centers and local opportunities in the sector.
CST empowers and enables IT and emerging technologies sector, creates regulatory and soft initiatives and tools to support the growth of this promising sector such as the Emerging Technologies Sandbox initiative, while Tuwaiq Academy is considered to be one of the first educational institution for advanced technologies in the Kingdom, offering high-level training programs on advanced technology, programming camps and software engineering, to reduce the gap between the demands of the supply in the market and the individuals’ skills in the Technology sector.