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MENAFN - Muscat Daily - 17/04/2014
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(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) In partnership with the Information Technology Authority (ITA) and Omantel, Microsoft announced the launch of its Imagine Cup 2014 competition in Oman for the third consecutive year.

The strategic partnership agreement was signed at the ITA stand at Comex 2014. Microsoft and its partners extend an invitation to all students between the age of 16 and 23 to partake in the world's premier student technology competition. Five teams will be shortlisted, this week to compete in the Oman final competition.

The national champion will have the chance to advance to the Pan Arab round for a chance to compete and win a ticket to the global finals in Seattle, US. Microsoft organised a set of roadshows to various universities across Oman and gave students the chance to discover Imagine Cup and learn how they can participate in the competition. Sheikh Saif Hilal al Hosni, business development manager for Microsoft Oman reiterated Microsft's commitment to help build a stronger and brighter future for Oman by empowering the youth and providing them the 21st century skills and knowledge.

He said, ''Imagine Cup is not just a competition, it is a platform for youngsters to take a peek at the corporate world. It aims to help students develop their skills, earn knowledge and expertise and enhance their capabilities through the spirit of competition.'' ITA's CEO Dr Salim Sultan al Ruzaiqi said, ''We at ITA are committed to supporting young entrepreneurs and enabling them to turn their innovative ideas and initiatives into profitable business.''

Omantel is also the mobility award sponsor. ''We are happy to support Microsoft's Imagine Cup competition in Oman and we call upon all students and fresh graduates to benefit from this opportunity and join in order to discover their potentials and to unlock their creativity and innovation,'' said Dr Amer al Rawas, chief executive officer, Omantel


 


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