Muscat, Oman International Logistic Group
‘Asyad’ today unveiled four projects that won hosting at “Ibhar”
incubator; the first logistic incubator in the Sultanate that targets
startups at the logistic sector. The initiative is launched by Asyad in
cooperation with the Public Authority for SMEs Development ‘Riyada’
and Al Rafd Fund.
Of the 91 projects that applied, four projects were selected
according to a number of criteria including the practicality of the
project, the needs of the market, the economic and financial feasibility
and the number of jobs that will be created by the project.
The hosting agreements with the startups were signed by Badr bin
Mohammed al-Nadabi, Head of the Support Unit of Asyad and project
mangers of the winning projects, namely Said Salem al-Abri of Zakaa
Logistics, Qais bin Mohamed al-Jadyani from Baskom, Lo’ai bin Juma
al-Manthri from We Clean and Jamal Seif al-Muqbali from Sindbad.
“Ibhar” incubator focuses on four main fields in the logistic sector
namely services, manufacturing, innovation and the technical field. The
incubator provides the hosted projects with the required support to
ensure their sustainability such as conducting feasibility study,
providing business, administrative, marketing and technical advice and
helping drafting the necessary strategy for each project. It also
provides office spaces for the hosted projects.
Source: Oman News Agency