​​​​​​​Egypt Makes Electroni​cs [EME]

One of the ICT sector’s milestones is “Egypt Makes Electronics”. EME is a presidential initiative devised to double the Egyptian electronics exports. It offers thousands of job opportunities for skilled techie people and engineers.​​
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Egypt Makes​ Electronics [EME]
 

Egypt Makes Electronics (EME) is a presidential initiative launched to position the electronics industry as one of the key props for growth in the Egyptian economy. It is schemed as a main contributor to double the Egyptian exports, reduce imports of electronic and electrical appliances to the local market, and provide hundreds of thousands of jobs for researchers, engineers, skilled technicians, and workers.​

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EME initiative focuses on two main scopes. First is the superior design and production of electronic circuits and systems with high added-value and backed with a high level of tech support. Second is creating a labor-intensive electronics manufacturing industry.

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EME pillars are summarized as follows:

 
Attract investors to manufacture promising electronic products characterized by high and fast payoffs
 
Products marked by the ever-growing local and regional demands. The initial promising products are mobile phones, tablets, GPS tracking devices, LED lighting, smart meters, LED TVs and displays, and solar energy systems
 
Empower research, development and innovation in electronics
 
Foster industry-academia collaboration
 
Encourage exports and maximize utilization of Egypt's trade agreements
 
Invest in equipment and people to fulfill the electronics industry needs
 
Brand Egypt as a leading regional hub for innovative electronic designs

EME adopts nine programs fashioned for developing the electronics industry in Egypt. These are:

 
CAPEX Attraction Program
 
Promising Products Subprogram
 
Feeding Industry Subprogram
 
OPEX Financing Program
 
Innovative Designs Empowerment Program
 
RDI Subprogram
 
Local Design Pilot Manufacturing Subprogram
 
Design Companies Development Program
 
Centers of Excellence/Prototype Fabrication Facilities Subprogram
 
Design and Development Tools Subprogram
 
Startups Subprogram
 
Patents Subprogram
 
Prototype Fabrication Subprogram
 
Collaboration and Technology Transfer Agreements Subprogram
 
Export Incentive Program
 
Marketing Funding Program
 
Technical and Specialized Training Program
 
Customized Training Program
 
Supporting Activities Program

For further information, please visit www.makeelectronics.eg

Or contact eme@itida.gov.eg