EghtesadOnline: Amirkabir University of Technology's Garmsar branch in Semnan Province is planning to establish a science and technology park in Garmsar Special Economic Zone.
“The project is being organized in collaboration with GSEZ managers,” said Mohammad Hosseini, dean of the campus, IRNA reported.
"The preliminary studies are underway and a draft map is being designed for the tech park."
The project will be financed by the Vice Presidential Office for Science and Technology, GSEZ and the university, Financial Tribune reported.
According to the dean, the planned tech park will be able to provide fledgling startups and knowledge-based companies with working space and laboratory facilities, along which legal and technical support from mentors and law specialists.
Hosseini noted that the startups and tech firms will also be able to forge ties with commercial units and potential sponsors based in GSEZ to accelerate their growth.
“GSEZ and the businesses it hosts will also be able to use the talented teams based in the tech park and apply their smart solutions to their businesses,” he added.
Extending support to new startups and technology firms has been on the government's agenda since 2013, when President Hassan Rouhani began his first term in office.