Sci & Tech
0

Academia Eying Bigger Role in Iran’s Technological Progress

The innovation centers are set to tap the potentials of the university to meet domestic industrial demands, master technological know-how, nurture knowledge-based companies and commercialize tech ideas
Academia Eying Bigger Role in Iran’s Technological ProgressAcademia Eying Bigger Role in Iran’s Technological Progress

Two innovation centers have been launched by Iran’s University of Science and Technology to support knowledge-based teams and startups working on energy and water technologies.
During an event held on Monday, Vice President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari inaugurated the new centers, Mehr News Agency reported.
Called “Hydrotech” and “Energy”, the centers have been established with the help of vice presidential office and the financial support of private sector.
Speaking at the event, Sattari said the tech centers will help expand and commercialize the activities of the university’s research center for applied hydrodynamics and water-based systems.
“The innovation centers are set to tap the university’s potentials and capabilities to meet domestic industrial demands, master technological know-how, nurture knowledge-based companies and commercialize tech ideas,” he said.
Also present at the event, Jabbar-Ali Zakeri, the university’s dean, said the new centers are to support innovative activities by university graduates in mechanical studies.

Premium

Subscribe to the Financial Tribune to continue reading this article or Log in to your account if you are already a subscriber.

Find out more about our subsciption plans here.

Add new comment

Financialtribune.com