Emerging Technologies

This page is dedicated to showcasing the most important emerging technologies and investments adopted by various entities to promote innovation and keep pace with the rapid advancements of the fourth industrial revolution.

The Sultanate of Oman is striving to utilize the advantages offered by the latest innovations and top-notch technologies, by developing and investing in them and establishing the needed infrastructure, through several plans including the National Program for Digital Economy, the Digital Transformation Program and the National Program for AI and advanced technologies



 Government Innovation Initiative

The Government Innovation Initiative comes to promote and support innovation and creativity within government entities to generate impactful proposals that drive smart solutions  to  elevate government performance and efficiency across various domains. It aims at  reducing  the time and effort required to provide services while upholding the highest standards of quality and effectiveness through utilizing unconventional approaches and employing emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, Blockchain, Internet of Things, cloud computing and virtual reality applications which propels government performance to new heights.


The importance of innovation

  1. Promote creativity and excellence
  2. Improve productivity
  3. Develop personal skills
  4. Discover new opportunities
  5. Development and growth
  6. Cope with the changes
  7. Overcome challenges and risks
  8. Address customer needs


Applications of emerging technologies in Oman: