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Review Article

Sustainable and Dynamic Competitiveness towards Technological Leadership of Industry 4.0: Implications for East African Community

Table 5

Industry 4.0 initiatives launched in Middle East and Africa.

S/NCountryIndustry 4.0 initiativesYearFundingReferences

1IsraelIsrael 20282018Public[82, 133]
Israel innovation report 20172015Public[82, 133]
Startup Nation2012Public[133, 134]
2United Arab Emirates (UAE)Smart Dubai 20212017Public[82]
UAE AI Strategy 20312018Public[82]
UAE’s National Agenda 20212016Public[135]
3Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)Saudi Vision 20302016Public[135, 136]
KSA’s National Transformation Plan 20202016Public[135]
4QatarQatar National Vision 20302016Public[135]
Qatar’s National Development Strategy 2017–20222017Public[135]
5KuwaitNew Kuwait Vision 20352016Public[135]
6South Africa (SA)National E-strategy2017Public[127]
Intsimbi programme2018Public[6]
7MoroccoDigital Development Agency (L’Agence de Développement Digital) (ADD)2017Public[137139]
8RwandaCentre for the Internet of things (IoT)2017Public-private[6]

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