Muscat: The Industry Committee of Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) held its first meeting this year under the chair of Hussain bin Hatheeth Al Bat’hari, Chairman of OCCI Branch in the Governorate of Dhofar.
The committee discussed its action plan for the current year, the importance of benefiting from the investment opportunities in the industrial sector and the challenges facing the sector, in addition to a number of topics related to the sector.
During the meeting, a presentation was made on the services provided by the Innovation Centre, which aims at enabling innovation in the industrial sector. The center was established in 2017 as part of the initiative of the National Programme for Enhancing Economic Diversification (Tanfeedh).
The Innovation Centre, in cooperation with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (Madayn), focuses on four key programmes: capacity building, the creation of innovative companies, innovation in existing companies and innovation in industrial sectors.
The meeting was attended by Qais bin Mohammed Al Yousef, Chairman of OCCI Board of Directors, a number of members of the Board of Directors and members of the Committee.