A large percentage of Egypt’s “Knowledge City” project in the New Administrative Capital, which supports research and innovation, using advanced technologies, has been completed, according to the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.
The Knowledge City is being built in the New Administrative Capital on an area of 200 acres, with a total investment of 15 billion pounds, and a large percentage of the first phase of the city has been completed.
The city includes the University of Informatics of Egypt specializing in communication sciences, information technology and related fields.
It is the first university specializing in computer science in Africa and the Middle East, with the aim of providing education and scientific research worldwide and providing training and consultancy programs, which contributes to human, social and economic development in Egypt, the Arab sister countries and Africa.
The first phase of the City of Knowledge also includes 4 buildings, namely: a building for innovation and applied research, another for technical training, a building for research and development in assistive technology, and the Egyptian University of Informatics specializing in communication sciences, information technology and related fields.
The well-known city is characterized by having the first fourth-generation industrial innovation center in Egypt, in an area of 15,000 square meters, which provides the necessary support in the areas of stimulating industrial innovation and designing smart factories in a way that contributes to the knowledge transfer and the development of the industrial sector.
The Knowledge City project is aligned with the vision of the New Administrative Capital, which is a green smart city with global technologies and an ecosystem that includes a solid partnership between all stakeholders to meet sustainable development goals.
The new administrative capital embodies the Egyptian state’s plan to shift to a new generation of sustainable and green smart cities that include smart city technologies and provide a unified digital infrastructure and network of smart facilities, according to the Ministry of Health, Communications and Information Technology.