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PICTI, in cooperation with a group of mentors, trainers and private sector companies, implemented a series of orientation and awareness workshops

PICTI, in cooperation with a group of mentors, trainers and private sector companies, implemented a series of orientation and awareness workshops

PICTI, in cooperation with a group of mentors, trainers and private sector companies, implemented a series of orientation and awareness workshops on different topics such as marketing, business administration, electronic payment platforms, entrepreneurship and empowerment, and others), and visits to private sector companies to develop the skills of the bridge project trainees, and qualify them For the labour market and work within the self-employment platforms.

PICTI organized a visit to the Palestinian Telecommunications Company – Paltel for the trainees of the Bridge Project

PICTI organized a visit to the Palestinian Telecommunications Company – Paltel for the trainees of the Bridge Project

Palestinian Information and Communication Technology Incubator-PICTI organized a visit to the Palestinian Telecommunications Company – Paltel for the trainees of the Bridge Project, to qualify them for the labor market by providing them with skills, competencies and qualifying capabilities that enable them to enter the labor market with enthusiasm.

PICTI organizes a business trip to Spain under the Med Pearls Project.

PICTI organizes a business trip to Spain under the Med Pearls Project.

The Palestinian Information and Communication Technology Incubator (PICTI) executed a business trip to Spain, as part of the Med Pearls Project, which is co-financed by the European Union. This is a cross-border project aiming at internationally positioning the Mediterranean (Palestine, Egypt, Jordan, Spain, Greece, Italy) as an integral destination of quality and excellence for Slow Tourism (ST), by accelerating innovative initiatives built from public & private cooperation.

PICTI works, through this project, on linking innovative enterprises with ICT companies at both the local and international level, by offering sub-grants, and technical and legal assistance to innovative technology-oriented projects and SMEs targeting the tourism sector. As such, PICTI made this trip to Spain, visiting Anoia and Les Garrigues pilot areas and viewing their most important tourism attractions. In addition, the team attended the annual partners meeting in Spain, and the “Mobile World Conference – GSMA” summit.

Joining the PICTI team, was 4 entrepreneurial ideas which this project has supported; Ahmad Khayyat, his project “Burj Alluqluq”, Manar Younis, her project “Al-Jeeda”, Mouhannad Dar Nasser, his project “Resto App”, and Maysa Al Shaer, her project “Kazdoora”. This helped reinforce the connections and relationships with the Spanish side, and better identify existing challenges and discuss their solutions.

Mrs. Amani Muady, PICTI’s general manager, stresses that this trip helps reinforce Palestine’s tourism sector, as it helped introduce Palestine to the world as a strong tourism attraction.

Gaza Hackathon for Agricultural Creativity

Gaza Hackathon for Agricultural Creativity

The Palestinian Information and Communication Technology Incubator- PICTI, in partnership with the Palestinian Agricultural Relief- PARC, organized the Agri-Tch camp “Gaza Hackathon for Agricultural Creativity” for 3 days, punctuated by many inductions, awareness workshops and guidance and orientation sessions to develop and prepare the startup to attend before the committee and present their idea\ startup projects, The Hackathon concluded with the rehabilitation of 7 ideas/projects Distinguished to provide technological solutions to overcome challenges in the agricultural sector, where a training and qualification program will be completed so that these ideas become real projects that have a productive capacity.

PICTI & Palestine Technical University – Kadoorie signed a memorandum of understanding

PICTI & Palestine Technical University – Kadoorie signed a memorandum of understanding

Monday, 31st/Jan/2022 – The MoU was signed between Mr. Tamer Baransi; PICTI’s Chairman and Dr. Hussam Al Qassim; Dean of the Deanship – Director General of Development and Community Service, to Support entrepreneurship and innovation in the ICT sector to achieve the revitalization and the sustainable growth of the Information Communication Technology (ICT) sector in Palestine.

Meet the Winners of Tech-Led Female Startups’ Competition

Meet the Winners of Tech-Led Female Startups’ Competition

PICTI put out an open invitation to all Palestinian women entrepreneurs & innovators from the West Bank, to submit their business startup with an ICT-business focused solution or use technology as the main tool for promoting their business ideas and existing business.

This challenge culminated with the selection of top 5 business startups in the ICT sector 🏆:

  1. Nahla Al Masri: Owner of Virtual Tourism in Palestine (West Bank-Ramallah).
  2. Shireen Al Qadi: Owner of Choose Me (West Bank-Bethlehem).
  3. Sabeel Omair: Owner of Call Me (West Bank-Ramallah).
  4. Mona Al Silk: Owner of Fertilizer Capsules (Gaza Strip).
  5. Hiba Wafi: Hybrid Local Building (Gaza Strip).

The aforementioned winners will receive many benefits, including a 6-Months Incubation Program, where they will have special training and coaching sessions, one-to-one mentoring and advice, technical and legal assistance, through the support of Business Development Expert. The winners will also get 4,000$ Seed Funding.