Business Connect is a program initiated by the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) to improve digital capabilities and increase the adoption of digital technologies across Qatar by identifying domains with high growth potential and implementing programs to accelerafte and enhance them.
Research into the market has highlighted many areas with high potential for investment and growth
The government has taken the lead by investing heavily in the use of digital technology, generating opportunities for the private sector to increase its own digital footprint by leveraging public sector interest into products and services that can better target private sector needs.
There is significant scope for adoption of cloud, mobile and ecommerce within the SME sector.
A number of university programs exist related to digital, offering a broad scope to further develop human capital specially trained in the sector.
Much of the market revolves around more basic digital products such as hardware and system integration. There is a strong potential to use incubators and accelerators to help support development and innovation at a higher digital maturity level.
Improve maturity & capabilities of digital firms
Increase internal industry coordination
Improve public-private sector collaboration
Facilitate improved market efficiency
Reform regulatory gaps and impediments
Build internal digital capabilities in Qatar
Build Qatar’s exporting capabilities in digital