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Brussels Hosts Iran-Europe Cooperation Conference With Focus on Tech Firms

Brussels Hosts Iran-Europe Cooperation ConferenceBrussels Hosts Iran-Europe Cooperation Conference

Participating in Iran-Europe Cooperation Conference in Brussels, Iran's Vice President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari promoted the country's startup ecosystem with the aim of fostering relations between the European Union and local firms.
During the second round of Iran-Europe Cooperation Conference entitled “New Horizon” held on Thursday and Friday in Brussels, Belgium, Sattari outlined Iran’s gradual push toward curbing the country’s overreliance on oil industries toward a technology-based economy.
The official touted the domestic potential by detailing the country’s human capital. He noted, “The number of Iranian university students has increased from 2.4 million to 4.8 million over the past decade.”


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