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Tehran, Zurich to Form Closer Sci-Tech Links

Sorena Sattari (R) met with Mauro dell’ Ambrogio in Tehran on May 9.Sorena Sattari (R) met with Mauro dell’ Ambrogio in Tehran on May 9.

Iran’s Vice President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari met with Swiss State Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation Mauro dell’ Ambrogio in Tehran to hold talks about expansion of bilateral collaborations.
Iran and Switzerland seek to expand cooperation in science and technology. Details of the matter in hand were discussed in a meeting between the two sides on Wednesday, reported Azad News Agency.
Sattari, a staunch advocate of knowledge-based economy and startup growth, reiterated “the promotion of startups” as one of the best channels for strengthening mutual ties. 
The official pointed out that Iran is keen to expand and enhance its startup and technology ecosystems, adding that “we strive for developing the technology ecosystem by building more science parks and startup incubators, using the youth and student population. We seek to provide the young generation with jobs and business opportunities through expansion of the necessary infrastructure.”

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