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Announced by the Advisor to the Vice-President for Science and Technology Affairs;

Support of 60 innovation centers and accelerators in the country

According to the public relations and information center of the vice president for science and technology affairs, Parviz Karami, advisor to the vice president for science and technology affairs, stated: innovation and entrepreneurship centers are an important and fundamental part of guiding and shaping capabilities of graduated human resources toward innovative ideas, formation of new businesses and taking steps toward economic founding based on knowledge, innovation and technology, which has significantly accelerated by the support of the Vice-Presidency for science and technology affairs.

He also affirmed: the support of growth center and accelerators by the Vice-Presidency for science and technology affairs is a step toward the promotion and development of penetration of technology businesses coming out of the heart of universities and science centers to the body of the country’s economy.

According to Karami, this is one of the main elements of obtaining knowledge-based economy.

Secretary of headquarter of developing culture of science, technology, and knowledge-based economy expressed: innovation and entrepreneurship centers are an important and fundamental part of guiding and forming the scientific capabilities of graduated human sources to innovative ideas, formation of new business and, eventually, moving toward economic founding based on knowledge, innovation and technology, which has been significantly accelerated by the support of the Vice-Presidency for science and technology affairs.

Pointing out the obvious role of innovation in the growth of successful countries in the path of development, Karami conveyed: therefore, creation of a suitable ecosystem for promotion of economy and the country based on investment in the ideas and knowledge of individuals, support of the formation and development of innovation centers has been regarded as a comprehensive national plan by the Vice-Presidency for science and technology affairs.

Karami mentioned the special attention of the Vice-Presidency for science and technology affairs to the function of innovation and entrepreneurship centers and accelerators, asserting: in fact, this center is regarded as a foundation for helping the creation, growth and development of new companies, and the Vice-Presidency for science and technology affairs has created the necessities of the formation of rings lost from science to business.

Karami continued: accelerators provide a suitable environment for the growth of innovation and entrepreneurship, the majority of members of which are young and graduated manpower of the country. these centers can help the development of a product from lab stages to the market.

Advisor to the head of national elites foundation regarded the increase in effective interactions and communications and networking between innovation and entrepreneurship societies as another step toward the improvement of new businesses, affirming: innovation centers and accelerators hold meetings, specialized workshop and entrepreneurial events to provide an opportunity for interaction between elites, talented individuals and activists of this field in order to help technology businesses. In addition to providing a foundation for financial support and investment in new ideas, counseling, strategic and educational services are provided by these centers for the public.

Advisor to the vice president for science and technology affairs stated that the Vice-Presidency for science and technology affairs has followed up the establishment and support of innovation centers and accelerators since 2014, adding: up to this point, more than 60 innovation and technology centers and accelerators have been supported on a national level, and this trend will continue in the future.

 

He continued: in this regard, financial and spiritual supports have been provided for innovation centers and accelerators of academic centers affiliated to the ministry of science, research and technology, science and technology parks, growth centers, research centers and activists of the private sectors.


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