Agreement signed for launching Pardis Innovation District University

0 May 12 2020 In بین‌المللی توسط بین الملل

Vice-President for Science and Technology Sourena Sattari, Head of Pardis Technology Park Mahdi Saffari Nia and Head of the Islamic Azad University Mohammad Mahdi Tehranchi signed an agreement for launching Pardis Innovation University.

Addressing the meeting, Saffari Nia said Pardis Azad University will turn into a technology hub and all limitations and borders will be removed between the university and Pardis Technology Park.


Pardis Azad University will become one of the most important players in the technology and innovation ecosystem, he added.

Under its new title, Pardis Azad University will play a more serious role in this ecosystem, he noted.

Changing the university to an international business training center is the most important advantage of this measure, Saffari Nia said adding that such an approach will lead to a hub for attracting foreign students.

Meanwhile, Sattari said by investing in knowledge-based companies, Azad University paves the way for startups’ entrepreneurship.

He noted that such a measure will turn the Islamic Azad University into an economic hub and one of the main players in the knowledge-based economy.

He went on to say that knowledge-based companies and activists in technology and innovation ecosystem have had a good performance in the time of coronavirus outbreak.


Launching face-mask production line, producing disinfectant and medical equipment like ventilator and COVID19 kits were examples of these measures, he added.

In the meantime, Head of the Islamic Azad University of Tehran Mahmoud Reza Aqa Miri said attracting foreign students, attracting students in all levels through interview, taking advantage of Iran experts who have returned to Iran as professors and faculty members and employing students to work in Pardis Technology Park companies were among articles of the agreement.

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