Technology and Innovation Festival in Kirkuk was hosted by the University of Kirkuk and sponsored by IEEE, Cisco Academy, Asia Cell, and Kirkuk Investment Commission.
Cihan University–Erbil was chosen among the private and governmental universities to participate in the Technology and Innovation Festival held in Kirkuk. Two students from Cihan University, Osama Abu Bakr (fourth-stage) and Muhammad Sherzad (second-stage) from the Department of Informatics and Software Engineering participated in the festival.
The students presented two main projects related to technology and innovation. Some local and satellite TV channels interviewed the aforementioned students regarding their main projects. The students participated actively and were exposed to various information related to engineering.