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MRC workshop focuses on intellectual property and innovation in the ICT sector

MRC workshop focuses on intellectual property and innovation in the ICT sector
Date:October 25, 2018|Domain:ICT

GIS - 25 October, 2018: A one-day workshop focusing on the role of intellectual property (IP) and innovation in the ICT sector was held today at the Cyber-Tower 1 in Ebène. The workshop, an initiative of the Mauritius Research Council (MRC) aimed at


ICT: University students encouraged to become technopreneurs

ICT: University students encouraged to become technopreneurs
Date:October 25, 2018|Domain:ICT--Education & Training

​GIS - 25 October, 2018: An award ceremony for university students who participated in ICT Innovative Business IDEA Competition 2017 – 2018 was held this morning at the R. Burenchobay Lecture Theatre, University of Mauritius (UOM) in Réduit at the i


World Artificial Intelligence Show and World Blockchain Summit 2018

World Artificial Intelligence Show and World Blockchain Summit 2018
Date:October 23, 2018|Domain:ICT

GIS  – 23 October 2018: Mauritius is set to host, from 28 to 30 November 2018, the World Artificial Intelligence (AI) Show and World Blockchain Summit.  The aim is to identify opportunities for the deployment of AI in the various key sectors of the


National Innovation Framework 2018-2030 launched

National Innovation Framework 2018-2030 launched
Date:October 16, 2018|Domain:ICT

GIS – 16 October, 2018: The National Innovation Framework (NIF) 2018-2030, which aims at creating an ecosystem for innovation to facilitate the transition of Mauritius from a middle-income economy to a high-income innovation driven economy, was laun


Mauritius Grand Challenges focused on enhancing quality of life

Mauritius Grand Challenges focused on enhancing quality of life
Date:October 10, 2018|Domain:ICT

GIS – 10 October, 2018: The Grand Challenges initiative for the Republic of Mauritius geared towards contributing to the socioeconomic development of the country was the main theme of a workshop which was held yesterday at Cyber Tower 1 in Ebène Cyb


IT workshop focuses on use of Open Source Software

IT workshop focuses on use of Open Source Software
Date:October 02, 2018|Domain:ICT

GIS – 02 October, 2018: The use of OSS (Open Source Software) is increasing in Mauritius as citizens become more and more dependent on the Internet, on appliances and the cloud.  However, challenges are also increasing and one of them is knowledge o


Mobile Voice Technology to disseminate information in disaster situation

Mobile Voice Technology to disseminate information in disaster situation
Date:September 12, 2018|Domain:ICT

GIS – 12 September, 2018: The findings of the research project entitled ‘A Mass Media Communication System Using Mobile Voice Technology for Information Dissemination during a Disaster situation in Mauritius’ were presented today during a seminar or


SADC workshop focuses on cyber security

SADC workshop focuses on cyber security
Date:September 11, 2018|Domain:ICT

GIS - 11 September, 2018: The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Capacity Building Workshop focusing on cyber security and the SADC Regional Cyber security Drill opened yesterday at the Cyber Tower 1 in Ebène in presence of the Minister o


Availability and Management of Spectrum, key to provision of novel digital services, says Minister Sawmynaden

Date:September 05, 2018|Domain:ICT

​GIS - 05 September, 2018:  Availability of spectrum and its proper management are key in the provision of novel digital services in the realm of wireless communications for sustained progress in a digital era, said the Minister of Technology, Commu


Government committed to create a culture of innovation , says Minister Sawmynaden

Government committed to create a culture of innovation , says Minister Sawmynaden
Date:September 04, 2018|Domain:ICT

GIS – 04 September, 2018: A country can only become better through innovation.  The mission of Government is to create a culture of innovation and thus a Digital Economy Council will be set up to better equip citizens with knowledge and skills they