50 college, university students trained in first TechCamp

Muscat - 

Fifty students from various colleges and universities from different parts of the country were trained in the first TechCamp to gain first-hand knowledge in essential innovative technology-driven skills.

The two-day event was held at Knowledge Oasis Muscat. It was conducted in collaboration with the US Embassy in Oman, Information Technology Authority, Knowledge Oman and the Sultan Qaboos University.

The camp titled ‘Innovative Strategies for Future Entrepreneurs’ aimed to strengthen links between students, entrepreneurs and businesses by focusing on the power of technology to solve real-world problems and drive economic growth.

Khalfan Al Mahrazy, president of Knowledge Oman said, “We are glad to host TechCamp for the first time. International technology trainers from the US and India, and local ones attended the two-day event to share their expertise with students. We continue to pave the way to bridge the gap between the academia and the industry.”

Some of the topics taught were website designing, using social media for business, blockchain, IoT, agile scrum and urban planning tools for evaluating potential investment.

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