The AVA Technopark Project, a subsidiary of Natec Medical Ltd, is set to become the first medical devices technopark in Mauritius. It has been the first promoter to accept the terms and conditions of the Letter of Comfort at the upcoming Côte d’Or Data Technopole.
Launching AVA, Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth said that the project marks a new chapter for the digital economy in Mauritius.
The Côte d’Or Data Technopole is spread over an area of 143 arpents, and this Park will be part of the future Côte d’Or Smart and Administrative City, he pointed out.
The infrastructure works for the Technology Park is expected to cost around Rs 900 million and will be completed by the end of 2022.
The project is constituted of 11 specialised clusters and each will house a specific sector such as artificial intelligence, cloud computing, teaching and research, food technology, and health technologies.
It is foreseen that within five years, the park will be able to offer an additional 100 000 m2 of premises. Some 5,000 jobs in the innovation and technology sectorare expected to be created through the project.
A total of 11 operators have received approval to develop projects in the Data Technology Park.