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71 cooperations – new partners

New collaboration and investment in the ICT sector in Tunisia, thanks to the collaboration of the following renowned international companies committed to creating digital jobs and strengthening local skills: Ezo, a Canadian company dedicated to financial and banking inclusion, Speedykom, a German company specialising in technology consulting and digital solution deployment, and YoChBee, a French payment fintech for the diaspora.


TRANSFORM 24 in Berlin

Under the motto “Building bridges,” we organised a great Tunisia panel on the main stage of Bitkom’s TRANSFORM 24. You can watch the lively discussion about opportunities for German companies in the Tunisian ITC sector with former German ambassador in Tunisia Dr. Andreas Reinicke, Volker Maiborn from MaibornWolff and our Expert Digital Transformation Mohamed Dhab on YouTube.


EMERGING Valley in Marseille

Our Marseille visit was all about innovation. At the EMERGING Valley, the Africa-Europe Summit for emerging start-ups and organic innovations, Tech216 strengthened the bridge between African and European tech for boosting and scaling collaborations. The next stop: the 4th Dot Landing’s meeting, where our partner The Dot provided a platform for support programmes for the Tunisian diaspora and investment opportunities in Tunisia.


New Collaborations

In 2022, the Tunisian IT provider Sofiatech and a German metrology manufacturer in the rail industry signed off a software delivery contract. The live data monitoring and processing system for power current sensors by Sofiatech significantly increased the safety for passengers and rail infrastructure assets.


Mobile World Congress 2023

Meet us in Spain! In 2023 we will be at various events in Europe – for example at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona from February 27th to March 2nd, 2023. The MWC is one of the most important trade fairs for the telco and IT industry. Don’t miss the connecitivity event 4YFN Startup Festival either!


Africa Tech Summit 2023

Africa Tech Summit Nairobi connects tech leaders from the African ecosystem and international players. Network with key stakeholders including tech corporates, mobile operators, fintechs, investors, leading start-ups, regulators and industry stakeholders driving business and investment forward.


Looking into the future

Together with experts and stakeholders from start-ups, NGOs, companies and public representatives, GIZ Tunisia developed and discussed future scenarios for recommendations on how the Tunisian population can develop the skills that will be needed in the digital economy of 2035. Check out the video summary!


Africa Trade & Invest Conference

Resilience in digital service supply chains – finding the next Bangalore! At the Africa Trade & Invest Conference on October 12, 2022, experts from GIZ & Tech216 covered this topic. Geopolitical tensions and shortage of skilled labour heightened attention to supply chain vulnerability for goods and services.


Tech216 in SOUQ Magazine

Learn more about Tech216 and the need to diversify your IT outsourcing to stay competitive in a German editorial by us published in Ghorfa-Wirtschaftsmagazin 3/2022. (p. 38) The Ghorfa – Arab-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry e. V. represents all Arab chambers of industry and commerce in Germany.


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