The goal of the Communication and Information Research Center is to team with industrial partners to generate solutions to current and future technical challenges related to ICT topics. These solutions are most likely to involve the amalgamation off-the-shelf technology, advanced prototype technology and basic information technology research.
CIRC strives to achieve the following objectives:
1- Conduct basic and applied research and studies to seek solutions for the technology challenges in Oman.
2- Build research capacity in ICT fields and provide high quality training and a conductive research environment.
3- Develop collaboration links with renowned national and international ICT research groups.
The Center’s activities in Information and Communication Technology include:
1- Applied research
3- Product prototype development
4- Evaluation of technologies, services, products and policies
5- Raising awareness on Information and Communication Technologies
6- Contribution to sustainable technology transfer in the Sultanate
7- Continue education and training, in the form of short courses, seminars, and workshops