Tehran Municipality, vice presidency for science and technology sign MOU

October 9, 2018 - 19:42

TEHRAN – Iran’s vice presidency for science and technology and Tehran Municipality signed an agreement to develop innovative ideas in the capital city of Tehran.

“Tehran has the potentiality to turn into a smart city and the municipal services can be afforded by the knowledge-based companies and startups,” vice president for science and technology Sourena Sattari said during the event on Tuesday, ISNA reported.

The method of education will be transformed in near future since citizens should learn about new software and hardware in different stage of life, he said.

According to the agreement, several innovation factories will be launched until the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2019) in the city of Tehran.

The two sides also agreed on establishment of a center for startups active in Tehran.

“We plan to transform the abandoned factories and unused urban spaces in Tehran into centers for innovation and startups in near future,” he said.

Tehran municipality supports the renovation and housing of startups and innovative centers in that places, he said.


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