Iran and Philippine will host an innovation ecosystem based on joint cooperation
Will Occur by Signing a Joint Scientific and Technological Agreement
A memorandum of understanding was signed between the vice president for science and technology affairs of Iran and the minister of science and technology of Philippine to lay the foundation for developing scientific, research and technological cooperation of the two countries in the field of advanced technologies.
According to the public relations and information center of the Vice-Presidency for science and technology affairs, the high-ranking science and technology delegation of Philippine was hosted by Sorena Sattari, the vice president for science and technology affairs, to talk about the scientific capabilities in order to expand bilateral cooperation in various fields.
In this meeting, a joint agreement was signed between the vice president for science and technology affairs of Iran and the minister of science and technology of Philippine to pave the way for more cooperation between the science and technology activists of the two countries.
The most important goal of this agreement is promoting and developing cooperation using the regulations of the two countries.
Capable Iran is the First Priority in Advanced Technologies of Philippine
The minister of science and technology of Philippine expressed the effective progresses of Iran in the area of advanced technologies, adding: Iran has made great progress in various technological fields.
Philippine is eager to cooperate with Iran in fields of agricultural biotechnology, nanotechnology, neurosciences, medicine, pharmacy, and advanced materials and construction.
According to Dela Peña, Iran can open new horizons for cooperation of two countries as one of the countries that have science and technology in important fields such as nanotechnology.
Exchange and Cooperation of PhD Students and Researchers
The minister of science and technology of Philippine regarded the exchange and cooperation of PhD students and researchers as another topics of this cooperation between the two countries, expressing:
We also have a list of international events in the nanotechnology field, and Iran can play a considerable role in this regard owing to its capabilities in various fields of medicine and advanced materials.
Cooperation based on Capabilities of Iran in Advanced Technologies on the Agenda of Philippine
Dela Peña continued: Philippine also has the group of advanced materials and nanotechnology, research centers and technology development institutes.
In addition, steps have been taken in the field of development of new, advanced and regenerative energies technologies.
Progress of Iran in fields such as agriculture is promising since Iran can help the sustainable development of cooperation in addition to expanding knowledge and technology in Philippine.
The minister of science and technology of Philippine pointed out that the joint scientific and technological cooperation can help the governments of the two countries and be carried out by universities, research centers, and institutes.
In this regard, he affirmed: we have a series of research centers that can manage the new cooperation not in its traditional form but in an innovative manner under the centralized management of ministries and the Vice-Presidency for science and technology affairs.
We Seek to Establish a Joint Ecosystem for Academics and Technology Activists of the Two Countries
Sorena Sattari, the vice president for science and technology affairs, explained about the formation of infrastructures for joint scientific and technological interactions based on a joint cooperation committee, asserting:
Philippine is eager to establish cooperation in various advanced technology fields, especially nanotechnology, biotechnology, medicine, pharmacy and neurosciences.
This meeting will lay the foundation for extended cooperation we have already had in fields such as students, and will open the door to new cooperation in fields of advanced technologies and sciences of knowledge-based companies and startups.
Joint Ecosystem of Iran and Philippine
According to Sattari, Iran which is recognized by its enrich underground resources, has another valuable asset to interact with the world.
This asset is the creativity and knowledge of Iranian educated youth, which is the obvious language of sustainable discourse and interaction.
The large capital of creative and educated workforce of Iran can be another field of bilateral cooperation between the two countries.
Pointing out that forming a center that has a suitable ecosystem for scientific and technological cooperation of the two countries as another topic of cooperation with Philippine, Sattari marked:
Formation and development of science and technology parks, innovation factories, growth centers, accelerators and foundations for exchange of science and technology of knowledge-based products is the major topic in Iran-Philippine cooperation.
In addition, exhibitions and joint science and technology programs will be followed up to make a change in the economy and scientific and technological position of the two countries.
Supporting the Most Important Asset of the Country (the Youth)
The vice president for science and technology affairs described the move of Iran on the axis of an economic revolution and passing from resource-based to knowledge-based economy, stating:
The new view based on the recognition of position of innovation has reached the support of the most important asset of the country, which is the creative and educated youth.
The presence of 41 technology parks, 4200 knowledge-based companies and a high number of startups (more than six thousand) has facilitated the path toward innovation, helping the country to reach a knowledge-based economy.
He also explained the superiority of Iran regarding the distribution and development of information and communication technology, expressing:
More than 50 percent of Iran”s participation in the Internet, the role of Farsi as the ninth active language in the world world and the active presence of users in digital space, provide a valuable opportunity to develop knowledge, technology and business based on the field of information and communication technology.
Fundamental Work on the Talents since the Student Period; Secrets to the Success of Iran in the Field of Nanotechnology
The vice president of science and technology affairs regarded one of the remarkable achievements of Iran in the field of nanotechnology to be fundamental work of talents from the student period to the level of science production and the establishment of companies.
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Source: Website of vice-presidency for science and technology.