The Egyptian Olympiad in Informatics (EOI) was first held in 2003. It is the most important competition in computer algorithms, programming and methods of systematic solution to all problems of various kinds, targeting school students. The competition helped spot exceptional youth in ICT, most of whom received scholarships abroad and some are currently working in major international software companies, such as Facebook, Google, Microsoft and others.
To discover, encourage, challenge, and recognize exceptional high school students for their talent in the field of informatics.
To bring the discipline of informatics to the attention of young people.
To promote the organization of informatics competitions for high school students.
To open the door for scholarships and job opportunities at major tech companies.