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Sep 21 2021
The first steering council meeting of TIM 2022 was held on Sep20 2021.
Aug 02 2021
According to Mustafa Prize official website, "The Mustafa Science and Technology Foundation (MSTF) calls for young scholars, university students and instructors, and innovators under 45 years of age to submit their scientific works to the second round of Knowledge Application and Notion for Society (KANS) Scientific Competition."






The National Center for Technology Exchange


Iran National Technomart, located in Pardis Technology Park, started its activity in 2004 and with the purpose of laying the foundations for the development and transfer of technology across the nation, and based on creating further capacity and performing promotional programs for a ten-year period, which has resulted in the center’s becoming the biggest national technology database and having a favorable place for taking care of such mission.

With regard to the announcement of the Supreme Council of the Cultural Revolution as well as the Vice-Presidency for Science and Technology, Iran National Technomart is responsible for developing different kinds of technomarkets including the regional, specialized and university technomarkets as well as organizing the general technomarkets across the country.

The Missions of Iran National Technomart:

The missions of Iran National Technomart are mainly divided into two categories including the network and infrastructures development and the commercial and technology operations.

1.Network and Infrastructures Development

I.Establishment and Development of Technology Supply & Demand Portal and Database

Knowledge-based products supply & demand database; supplying technologies; technological requirements; investment plans etc. are considered as the major headlines of Iran National Technomart’s portal. The information of more than 4100 knowledge-based companies and 13500 technologies and products have been uploaded to Iran National Technomart’s portal so far.

II.Establishment and Development of the Technomart in a Regional and Specialized Manner

Some 20 regional technomarkets have been commissioned so far with due attention to the industrial estates companies of different cities, science and technology parks, the education centers for education, culture and research as well as one single technomarket specialized in the gas industry. In the vision of this program, the followings have been placed in the A priority: putting into work the Technomart project in all the cities nationwide as well as the specialized technomarkets in the ‘A’ priority areas of Iran’s Comprehensive Scientific Plan.

Such regional and specialized technomarkets are expected to take the role of the representatives of Iran National Technomart in their own geographic zones and fields of expertise.


III.Education, Empowerment and Organization of the Innovation Brokers and Mediators

Iran National Technomart, as an upstream entity, is in charge of policymaking, macroplanning, supervision, support and facilitation of the tasks in connection with the exchange of technology, and in so doing, it outsources the execution of the main programs to the specialized brokers of the private sector. In this regard, more than 70 brokers and innovation mediators cooperate with this center as a network of brokers.

2.Commercial-Technological Operations

I.Providing Assistance for the Technological Products Marketing

In this program, the technological products are divided into three major categories of B2C, B2B and B2G based on the type of customers, and for each single category, a specific marketing development plan is prepared.

The followings are the major plans of Iran National Technomart in this section including sales via Internet Sales Portals and TV Shop for the B2C products, sales via technology exchange brokers and technology leasing companies for the B2b products and sales via technology exchange conferences and in interaction with the companies and public authorities for the B2G products.

II.Transfer of Technology (Outside in/ Inside out)

Facilitating the transfer of technology from abroad, holding technology tours, holding conferences on technology transfer, startup events, holding INOTEX Exhibition, measuring and resolving the technological requirements of the industrial companies etc. are the plans of Iran National Technomart in the technology transfer section.

III.Attracting Investors for the Technological Plans and Inventions

Among other major programs of Iran National Technomart one can refer to attracting investment for technologies, innovations and the investment plans.

Holding specialized events, innovation supply festivals, investment plans databases, helping in the attraction of capital for the knowledge-based companies and communicating and interacting with the public and private organizations alongside facilitating this very process are the plans to be taken care of in this headline.