Iraq hosting Iranian technology delegation

TEHRAN – Representatives of extra than 30 know-how-dependent and inventive organizations have traveled to Iraq with the goal of acquiring exports to West Asia.

Iraq, as the sixth desired destination of the Iranian Houses of Innovation and Technological know-how (IHIT), hosted a delegation of Iranian knowledge-based companies in purchase to supply the foundation for joint scientific cooperation and the sale of Iranian merchandise.

On this 3-day trip, which started off on Sunday, the Iranian delegation will pay a visit to Sulaymaniyah and keep 2 small business and know-how meetings and negotiations with Iraqi counterparts.

In the very first conference of this excursion, about 100 Iraqi traders, businessmen, and traders are present to get acquainted with the abilities and products and solutions of Iranian know-how-centered corporations and to give a basis for joint cooperation.

Among the the other programs is the opening of the household of innovation and know-how in the Kurdistan area. This heart will be released in cooperation with the Vice Presidency for Science and Technologies, the Innovation Fund, the Trade Progress Corporation, the Ministry of International Affairs, and the Iranian Consulate in Sulaymaniyah.

Exporting technological products of Iranian awareness-based mostly companies is 1 of the essential and vital courses of the vice presidency for science and technological know-how, and in this regard, the Iranian properties of innovation have been set up in quite a few countries to establish the worldwide sector for awareness-primarily based products and solutions.

These centers have previously been set up in countries these kinds of as Russia, Turkey, China, Syria, Kenya, and Armenia.

By supporting modern strategies, and keeping technological and progressive events, the centers will be a platform for the progress and advertising of Iranian know-how-dependent providers, startups, and creative industries.

The a few business enterprise districts of “Kurdistan, Baghdad, and Basra” are large-capacity locations for exporting Iranian information-dependent and artistic solutions. Iraq is a region that has a large likely to obtain Iranian merchandise and has sufficient economic resources to fulfill these needs by relying on the Iranian sector.

Mehdi Ghalehnoei, an formal with the vice presidency for science and technologies, claimed in February that past year, understanding-based mostly companies received about $800 million in revenue from export, and in the recent year (commenced March 21), it seems to attain up to $2 billion.

Africa, neighboring nations, Southeast Asia and Eurasia are our export concentrate on priorities, and we hope to make Iranian innovation and know-how in all these places, he included.

Information-based mostly firms’ development

Because of to the requirement of Iran’s presence in the world-wide engineering markets and the high functionality of know-how-based and inventive businesses, the Vice Presidency for Science and Technological innovation stepped into the field to pave the way for its existence in the world market.

Iranian homes of innovation have currently been set up in Russia, Turkey, China, Syria, Kenya, and Armenia.

To this conclude, it has created and applied packages, insurance policies, and aid deals related to the growth of export, preparing to attract international expense, eliciting the participation of Iranians abroad, and connecting domestic abilities to the international current market are amongst the actions taken in this regard.

Chief of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei designated the recent Iranian calendar year as “The Yr of Creation: Expertise-Based and Task-Creating”.

A strategy for strengthening know-how-primarily based firms is on the agenda, raising hope for cutting down road blocks on the route to enhancement.

The Leader has referred to as on all Iranians, such as citizens and government officials, to get the job done really hard to strengthen information-based creation and build new work.

Currently, the country’s knowledge-dependent ecosystem accounts for much more than 3 percent of GDP. And the figure is projected to attain 5 percent, even so, the major intention is to step towards a 10 p.c share in GDP, Vice President for Science and Technological know-how, Sourena Sattari advised Fars on February 13.

The share of understanding-primarily based corporations in the country’s financial state has exceeded 9 quadrillion rials (about $34 billion), and due to the fact 2019, it has expert a development of extra than 450 p.c, he mentioned.

There are presently 6,263 knowledge-dependent providers working in the country, providing highly developed solutions and solutions in various fields of technologies to domestic and overseas markets, and some of them have entered global markets, Siavash Maleki, deputy head of the Fund, mentioned.

The fields of plane servicing, metal, prescribed drugs, professional medical equipment, oil, and gasoline are amongst the sectors that scientists in technologies companies have engaged in, major to import reduction.