EghtesadOnline: State-backed Iran National Innovation Fund is planning to loan 45 trillion rials ($277.7 million) to knowledge-based companies and tech firms in the current fiscal year (ending March 2021).
EghtesadOnline: Iranian knowledge-based companies and tech firms have stepped forward to produce health protective items needed to combat the novel coronavirus rapidly spreading in the country.
EghtesadOnline: Knowledge-based companies and startups in the Iranian technology ecosystem have set their sights on expanding their activities in the healthcare and medical sectors.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian tech firms signed 12 agreements worth 3.21 trillion rials ($24.3 million) with state institutions during the Second Testa Reverse Exhibition held at Tehran's International Fairground in late December.
EghtesadOnline: Two tech firms at South Khorasan Province's Technology Park have signed 10 agreements with local executive offices and organizations, collectively worth 95 billion rials ($720,000).
EghtesadOnline: About 30% of short-term agreements signed between knowledge-based companies and industries since March 2018 have grown into long-term contracts worth 27.8 trillion rials ($214.4 million), the head of Iran National Innovation Fund said.
EghtesadOnline: The Central Bank of Iran has offered 70 trillion rials ($500 million) in loans since the beginning of the current Iranian year (March 21) to help emerging startups and knowledge-based companies flourish, the CBI chief says.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian tech firms and startups had a strong showing at the 25th International Telecommunications, Innovations and High Technologies Exhibition, also known as Bakutel 2019, held from Dec. 3-6, in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan.
EghtesadOnline: In a fresh effort to expand the technology ecosystem, Iran National Innovation Fund has offered aid packages to the tune of 200 billion rials ($1.7 million) to startups and tech firms active in East Azarbaijan Province, the head of INIF said on Friday.
EghtesadOnline: Since March 2018, Iran National Innovation Fund has offered loans and aid packages to the tune of 13 trillion rials ($113 million) to Iranian startups and tech firms, a deputy at INIF said on Tuesday.