EghtesadOnline: Expansion of technological ties with developed countries has been high on the Iranian government’s agenda, because of which ties have been forged with Sweden and Japan.
Modares Environmental Research Center, affiliated to Tarbiat Modares University in Tehran, recently signed a research and development agreement with Ekocentrum, a human ecology center located in Gothenburg, Sweden.
According to the university's website, the deal is focused on empowering young Iranian researchers.
Ekocentrum has agreed to hold two-week educational introductory courses in the fields of human ecology, including urban architecture, urban construction, energy, water and wastewater management, and environment, Financial Tribune reported.
The top performers in the introductory courses will have the opportunity to take part in professional three-month courses with a 50% discount on fees. The courses will be offered in Tehran.
The courses will provide attendees with a chance to enhance the breadth and scope of their knowledge and expertise in conducting research.
More details and instruction for registration will be shortly announced on the university's website.
In the field of information technology, an Iranian delegation of tech firms is planning to meet their counterparts in Tokyo, Japan, during a two-day gathering in late October, Webna.ir reported.
The event is organized by the Iranian Embassy in Japan. A public call has been issued for Iranian knowledge-based companies and tech firms to participate in the event through the embassy’s website.
After the meeting, the delegation plans to visit Japan IT Week Autumn, slated for Oct. 23-25. The event is a leading trade show where the latest IT technologies and solutions are showcased.
Information systems manager, management executives, sales managers, system integrators and IT managers are expected to visit Japan IT Week Autumn for holding face-to-face talks with exhibitors and counterparts.
This will also be a great opportunity for Iranian firms to establish ties with international investors and tech firms.