The First Round of D8 Technology Transfer and Exchange Network Award was Granted

0 Dec 01 2016 In بین‌المللی توسط بین الملل

The first award of the best contract for D-8 Technology Transfer was granted to Iranian and Malaysian sides during a ceremony in Izmir, Turkey.

According to the public relations department of Pardis Technology Park, the award for the best contraction for D-8 technology transfer was granted by the secretariat of D-8 TTEN with the presence of the Director-General of D-8, the heads of chambers of commerce of eight countries and the representatives of TTEN secretariat.

"The award for technology transfer which is granted annually, has been defined by the secretariat of D-8 TTEN by the aim of identifying capable technological companies and in order to encourage countries to technology exchange and meet each other’s technology needs”, said Akbar Ghanbarpour, the head of Iran National Techmart and representative of TTEN secretary.

He also continued: "This award has been approved in the second meetings of the supreme council of the network in Nigeria in 2014, and the process of granting the first round of the award of 2015 was started at the beginning of 2016 by sending call for applicants, receiving the award nominated contracts and review and arbitration of contracts.”

The head of Iran National Techmart added: "After the registration deadline, some contracts were received by TTEN secretariat from Iran, Turkey, Malaysia, Lebanon, Pakistan, United Arab Emirates, and Saudi Arabia, judgment and assessment of contracts were finished in September and contract of transferring technical knowledge of two biological drugs between ARYOGEN PHARMED CO. Iran and INNO BIO VENTURES SDN BHD Malaysia was selected as selected as the winner of the Award.

Ghanbarpour also expressed: "Through the contract which was signed in November 2015, technical knowledge for production of two biosimilar drugs named ARYOSEVEN & ALTEBREL was transferred to the Malaysian company in the format of mutual investment. The contract is worth 66 million dollars according to which the factory for producing these two drugs will be established and exploited within 3 years in Malaysia, in addition to transfer the technical knowledge.

Having pointed to granting the award of D-8 Technology Transfer and Exchange Network TTEN annually by Pardis Technology Park, stated: "Level of the transferred technology, the financial value of the contract, the contract progress and technology transfer duration are considered as the award’s evaluation and judgment criteria.”

Ghanbarpour pointed out: "According to the TTEN secretariat, call for the second round of the 2016 award will be announced at the beginning of 2017 and the companies can be nominated in the second round of the award competition according to the terms and conditions announced.”

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