EOI – Assignment – 1 Optical Character Recognition, Sinhala & Assignment 2-Text to Speech for Sinhala and Tamil & Speech to Text Sinhala

EOI -Optical Character Recognition, Sinhala & Text to Speech for Sinhala and Tamil & Speech to Text Sinhala

Assignment  – 1  :- Optical Character Recognition, Sinhala

Scope of Services

EOI -Information format

 

Assignment – 2   :- Text to Speech for Sinhala and Tamil & Speech to Text Sinhala

Scope of Services

EOI -Information format

 

Published in the Daily news on 20th May 2016

Expressions of Interest  including all requested information must be delivered no later than 1500 hrs on June 03, 2016 

 

ICTA Support for ICT Industry Development

Business Promotions at Connect Expo, Melbourne

ICTA Industry Development Program focuses on improving the IT and BPM Industry of Sri Lanka through Business Promotion, Industry Capacity Building and Enabling Environment Projects.

The ICTA has been facilitating business promotion activities in the Australian market since 2011 and has supported over 60 IT-BPM companies to date. This year as a continuation of this mission 09 companies exhibited under the Sri Lankan IT-BPM Destination pavilion at the Connect Expo 2016, which was held in Melbourne. The facilitation process included a transparent selection of delegate companies, a comprehensive training to prepare the delegates for the mission which has helped the participants to improve their market entry/ development strategy along with their marketing collateral as a result of the learning, funded and coordinated a national pavilion for local companies to exhibit and network with potential business counterparts. The ICTA team also engaged in meetings with prospective PR agencies and matchmaking consultants in Australia in sourcing a potential Matchmaker and/or PR agency to enhance the overall success; to promote international exposure for the domestic ICT Industry overseas and to promote Sri Lanka as a destination for IT and BPM services.

Sri Lankan Delegates @ Connect EXPO 2016
Delegates @ Connect EXPO, Melbourne 2016

 

Business Promotion plans for Nordic Market

Along with the mission on Australian Market, this year ICTA Industry Development Program is focusing on supporting business promotion in the Nordic Market. The mission is very much focused on Norway and Sweden. As part of this mission ICTA organized a forum for NORDIC market interest group after carrying out research on opportunities the opportunities available in the NORDIC market for IT/BPM companies. Participants of this forum were introduced to the market opportunities in the Nordic market. There was much interest among the participants to explore these opportunities and ICTA will be facilitating business promotion in Nordic Region in the future.

10 Sri Lankan startups, facilitated by the Spiralation program of the ICT Agency of Sri Lanka, participated at the 4YFN – 4 Years from Now event of the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. These startups, which were selected by ICTA through an application and evaluation process, got the opportunity to exhibit and participate in the event among startups from mature ecosystems such as Tel Aviv and Paris. [1]

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Support on Global Student Entrepreneur Awards

ICTA also Supported GSEA (Global Student Entrepreneur Awards) as the National Partner of the program GSEA is a program for students who are currently involved in a bachelor’s degree whilst running a business, and is a collaborated effort of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), Spiralation, FITIS, Startup Sri Lanka, AIESEC, Global Tutor and Tellida. [2]

 

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GSEA Sri Lanka National Finals Winner Mr. Buddhika Jayawardena receiving his award

The Spiralation Seed Funding Support Program, which provides seed capital for new and early stage startups also was launched for the year 2016. Several applications were received and the evaluations by an independent expert panel was organized to select the final grant recipients. The program also provides mentoring and necessary training over the period of 6 months for the grant recipients to build their businesses.

Contribution at Yown Puraya

ICTA participated in Yowun puraya 2016, which was organized by the Ministry of National Policies and Economic Affairs. ICTA was able to contribute to the effort to improve Information Technology knowledge of the youth leaders and offer career guidance to the participants. ICTA Industry Development Program was able to reach more than 800 young leaders. ICTA was able to get the Industry experts involved in order to offer  to career guidance sessions to raise awareness of the IT/BPM industry.

Baseline Study for Sri Lanka National Spatial Data Infrastructure Project (NSDI) -ICTA/GOSL/CON/CQS/2016/28

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

EOI – Information Form

Scope of Service

Published in the Daily news on 29th April 2016 and 03rd May, 2016

Expressions of Interest including all requested information must be delivered no later than 1500 hrs on May 17, 2016

Baseline Study: eLocal Government Rollout Project (Contact No: ICTA/GOSL/LCS/2016/32

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST- EOI

EOI Information Form

Scope of Services

Published in the Daily news on 29th April 2016 and 03rd May, 2016

Expressions of Interest including all requested information must be delivered no later than 1500 hrs on May 16, 2016

ICTA led Sri Lankan ICT delegation successfully exhibit and explore opportunities at Connect EXPO, Melbourne 2016

09 companies, led by ICT Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) in association with the Sri Lankan ICT industry patronized and exhibited under the Sri Lankan IT-BPM Destination pavilion at the Connect Expo 2016, Australia’s fastest growing business technology event in Melbourne.

The ICT Agency of Sri Lanka is the Apex Government Body for Information and Communication Technology in Sri Lanka. ICTA has led the Sri Lankan IT and BPM Sector to have continuously engaged with the Australian Market since 2011. The Private Sector Development program of ICTA has funded and facilitated business networking sessions and country pavilions at CEBIT Sydney in 2011, 2012, 2013 and Gartner Symposium and Exhibition, Gold Coast in 2013, 2014 and 2015. These facilitations have been instrumental in providing opportunities for over 60 IT and BPM companies to explore and establish in the Australian Market. 80% of the beneficiary companies have either got sales, setup a partner network or established an office in Australia.

Representatives from companies such as Apps Technologies Pvt Ltd, Arimac Lanka Pvt Ltd, At e Soft Computer Systems (Pvt) Ltd, 99X Technology Limited, Negete (Pvt) Ltd, FIDA Global (Pvt) Ltd, Softcodeit Solutions (Pvt) Ltd, Talliance (Pvt) Ltd and Paymedia (Pvt) Ltd joined the delegation. Connect EXPO, an important business technology exhibition in Australia where over 7,000 visitors meet 200 exhibitors and further the summits are the ultimate platform for c-level executives, technology leaders, heads of digital and innovation, entrepreneurs, investors and to network and do business was identified as a suitable business promotion event for IT SME’s in Sri Lanka by ICTA, based on the recommendation of the Victorian Government Department of Trade who has hosted Networking events for ICTA during the past 2 years and proceeding the high interest expressed to the EOI sent out by ICTA from the local Industry for participation at Connect Expo.

ICTA is prominently giving leadership to the Sri Lankan ICT industry in achieving the overall national IT/BPM goals of reaching USD 5 billion in export revenue and a workforce of 200,000 by 2022.

Sri Lanka and the ICT industry is ranked among the top 15 offshore destinations for delivering IT, BPM and other knowledge services by the prestigious international consultancy firm ATKEARNEY and Ranked among the 6 Primary Countries in Asia Pacific by Gartner.

Over the last five years ICTA has initiated, given leadership and facilitated over 25 business promotion activities to promote international exposure for the domestic ICT Industry. These activities have been identified by ICTA based on its adequate research (conducted in-house) followed by the endorsement / recommendations given by partners and the interest expressed by the local industry to the EOI requests. ICTA’s facilitation process include a transparent selection of participants, a comprehensive training to prepare the delegates for the mission which has supported the participants to improve their market entry/ development strategy along with their marketing collaterals as a result of the learning, funded and coordinated national pavilions and networking sessions for local companies to exhibit and network with potential business counterparts in designated countries.

The delegation that took part in the Connect EXPO 2016, by average had 20-25 initial business contacts out of which 5-10 potential business leads each. ICTA will also support the local companies to mediate further discussions with the potential leads and to ensure that sustainability and successful business and corporation is achieved as a result of the mission.

Sri Lankan Pavilion @ Connect EXPO 2016
Sri Lankan Pavilion @ Connect EXPO 2016
Captured during the exhibition
Captured during the exhibition
Sri Lankan Delegates @ Connect EXPO 2016
Sri Lankan Delegates @ Connect EXPO 2016

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EU Council of Europe Cybercrime Training Event for Govt Law Enforcement

 

EU/ Council of Europe International workshop and training for Government 24/7 Points of Contact under the Budapest Cybercrime Treaty

(For GLACY countries)

Colombo, Sri Lanka, 25-27 April 2016

Taj Samudra Hotel – Crystal Conference Room (Lower)

http://www.coe.int/cybercrime

PRESS RELEASE_Intl Workshop 24-7_25-27April 2016

Agenda — 2688_5_2_Training for 24-7 Units Sri Lanka

Change of Venue for Pre Bid Meeting – TENDER FOR PROCUREMENT OF DESIGNING, DEVELOPING, SUPPLYING, DELIVERING, INSTALLATION AND IMPLEMENTING THE SOFTWARE, HARDWARE AND INFRASTRUCTURE FOR GENERATING DIGITAL IDENTITY FOR CITIZENS OF SRI LANKA AND FOR THE HOUSEHOLD TRANSFER MANAGEMENT (HTM) SYSTEM – MTDI /GOSL/IS/ICB/2016/15

THE GOVERNMENT OF THE DEMOCRATIC SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF SRI LANKA
Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure

 Pre-bid Meeting – Change of venue

TENDER FOR PROCUREMENT OF DESIGNING, DEVELOPING, SUPPLYING, DELIVERING, INSTALLATION AND IMPLEMENTING THE SOFTWARE, HARDWARE AND INFRASTRUCTURE FOR GENERATING DIGITAL IDENTITY FOR CITIZENS OF SRI LANKA AND FOR THE HOUSEHOLD TRANSFER MANAGEMENT (HTM) SYSTEM

IFB No. MTDI /GOSL/IS/ICB/2016/15

This is to notify all prospective bidders that the Pre-bid meeting venue specified in the Bidding Documents is changed due to increase of expected number of participants. The details of the new venue where the Pre-bid meeting will take place are given below.

Date: May 13, 2016

Time: 1400 hrs

Place: Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration (SLIDA)

Floor/Room Number: Sanhinda Hall, 1st Floor

Address: 28/10, Malalasekara Mawatha, Colombo 07, Sri Lanka

All prospective bidders are hereby requested to note and comply.

Chairman Cabinet Appointed Procurement Committee Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure 79/1, 1st Floor, 5th Lane, Colombo 03, Sri Lanka
May 09, 2016