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About us

Upgrade is an initiative that aims at capitalizing the hidden potentials and opportunities presented by ICT graduation projects. The vision is to help convert 1% of ICT graduation projects to successful ICT startups.

 

Upgrade is a multi-partner initiative. Partners are:
  • The Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation
  • Omantel
  • The Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology
  • The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth
  • Oman Technology Fund
  • Authority for SME Development

 

TRC leads and manages the program. Omantel provides the seed funding and program financing. SAS ITA provides incubation services while Riyada provides business consultation, networking and mentoring opportunities. OTF covers the international internship and access to investment. NYC provides professional and leadership development to winning teams.
If you are interested in Upgrade and want to start something similar, please read Upgrade Manual