Intelligent CIO Middle East Issue 79 - Page 50

COUNTRY FOCUS : OMAN
Muttrah Corniche , Muscat , Oman
me this opportunity , which taught me how to develop research for a real problem . Also , it develops my collaboration skills .”
“ The latest IoT competition deepens the knowledge of young Omanis about smart homes .” said Abdullah Al Balushi , Country Manager , Ericsson Oman . “ The talent and calibre of the students that we have witnessed is very impressive and we believe our joint efforts with the Junior Academy programme is successful at honing the skills of the students for the technological future .”
Students participate in these Innovation Challenges through the New York Academy of Sciences ’ Junior Academy programme . The Junior Academy is currently accepting applications , through June 30th 2022 . A second cohort of students from Oman will be entering the programme .
Ericsson enables communications service providers to capture the full value of connectivity . The company ’ s portfolio spans networks , digital services , managed services , and emerging business and is designed to help its customers go digital , increase efficiency and find new revenue streams . Ericsson ’ s investments in innovation have delivered the benefits of telephony and mobile broadband to billions of people around the world .
The New York Academy of Sciences is an independent , not-for-profit organisation that since 1817 has been committed to advancing science for the benefit of society . With more than 20,000 members in 100 countries , the Academy promotes scientific and technical knowledge , addresses global challenges with science-based solutions , and sponsors a wide variety of educational initiatives at all levels for STEM and STEM-related fields . The academy hosts programmes and publishes content in the life and physical sciences , the social sciences , nutrition , Artificial Intelligence , computer science , and sustainability . The academy also provides professional and educational resources for researchers across all phases of their careers . p
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