Knowledge Oasis Muscat
Knowledge Oasis Muscat is a 20,000 square meter technology park located near Muscat International Airport, Oman
Oman , officially called the Sultanate of Oman , is an Arab state in southwest Asia on the southeast coast of the Arabian Peninsula. It is bordered by the United Arab Emirates to the northwest, Saudi Arabia to the west, and Yemen to the southwest. The coast is formed by the Arabian Sea on the...

. KOM neighbours Rusayl Industrial Estate - the Sultanate's largest industrial park - and SQU
Sultan Qaboos University
Sultan Qaboos University, located in the city of Al Khoudh, in the Capital Region of Muscat, Oman, is the only public university in the Sultanate of Oman. Named after Qaboos bin Sa’id Al ‘Bu Sa’id, the Sultan of Oman, the university opened in 1986. At the time, it comprised five colleges:...

. For start-up companies that require a total support package, KOM created The Knowledge Mine (TKM) a business incubator program that offers tenants a combination of subsidized offices and utilities in addition to a variety of business support program services. KOM is also home to the Middle East College of Information Technology (MECIT
Middle East College of Information Technology , is arguably Oman’s most popular private university college. MECIT is situated inside the technology hub of Oman, The Knowledge Oasis Muscat campus and is spread over 100,000 sq meters in area...

) and the Waljat Colleges of Applied Sciences. Currently, the KOM campus boasts an undergraduate population of approximately 3,000 students.

KOM was built to support technology-focussed startup
Startup company
A startup company or startup is a company with a limited operating history. These companies, generally newly created, are in a phase of development and research for markets...

 enterprises as well as corporate entities such as Oracle Corporation
Oracle Corporation
Oracle Corporation is an American multinational computer technology corporation that specializes in developing and marketing hardware systems and enterprise software products – particularly database management systems...

, Hewlett Packard, Motorola
Motorola, Inc. was an American multinational telecommunications company based in Schaumburg, Illinois, which was eventually divided into two independent public companies, Motorola Mobility and Motorola Solutions on January 4, 2011, after losing $4.3 billion from 2007 to 2009...

, Microsoft
Microsoft Corporation is an American public multinational corporation headquartered in Redmond, Washington, USA that develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a wide range of products and services predominantly related to computing through its various product divisions...

, Oman TradaNet llc, NCR
NCR Corporation
NCR Corporation is an American technology company specializing in kiosk products for the retail, financial, travel, healthcare, food service, entertainment, gaming and public sector industries. Its main products are self-service kiosks, point-of-sale terminals, automated teller machines, check...

 and Huawei
Huawei is a Chinese multinational networking and telecommunications equipment and services company headquartered in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China...

. It also host Oman's ITA
Information Technology Authority
Information Technology Authority is a governmental authority in Oman that is responsible for establishing and running the e-governance services in Oman....

which is the body that is responsible of managing the e-governance project in Oman.
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