2nd edition of Moztech closes in Maputo, Mozambique

8 May 2015

The biggest technology fair in Mozambique, MozTech, closes Friday in Maputo, after three days of exhibiting products and services of more than fifty Mozambican and foreign companies in the information technology sector.

The 2nd edition of Moztech took place at Eduardo Mondlane University and was inaugurated by the Minister of Transport and Communications, Carlos Mesquita, and has focused on a number of subjects linked to the sector.

Until the end of the day on Friday participants and the public can take part in a number of debates on topics such as technology trends and opportunities for Mozambique, including technology infrastructure and national development policy, digital migration, broadband and the impact of technology on human development.

Portugal is present at the fair with a mission of 20 technology and software companies organised by the Portuguese Software Association (ASSOFT) and the National Association of Information Technology and Electronics Companies (ANETIE).

“The growth of the Mozambican market has not passed by the companies in our sector,” said Luis Sousa, president of the board of ASSOFT who noted recent studies that highlight Mozambique as one of the African countries where most has been invested in IT solutions.

Sousa also said that one of the aims of the companies included in the mission, 3D Factory, Artsoft, Blue Screen, BSP Consulting, Centrality, ICG Software, iTechnology, Sendys, Several Ways, Softstore, F3M, Digital, Factis, Infinite Business Solutions , Innovation Makers, IT Sector, Oitoitenta, Optimizer, Sincronideia and Vimaponto, was to assess the opportunity of doing business in Mozambique. (macauhub/MZ/PT)