Exceptional economic zone for technology, innovation to be set up

By extending the territory of the park to 1000 square meters, the zone will be built up at the park in which around 1000 experts will be employed, he said.

Considering the zone the innovation area, he said that Majlis (the parliament) and government should bolster the plan.

The Pardis Technology Park aims to help innovation, build up techmarket, support startup ecosystem and give an economic model for entrepreneurs, he clarified.

Around 230 knowledge-based organizations present at the PTP and more than 2000 startup teams and knowledge-based organizations are secured by the Pardis Technology Park various branches, he said.

The second branch of Pardis Technology Park’s innovation factory, named Highway, was set up in Tehran toward the beginning of June. Its first branch, dubbed Azadi, was built up in October 2017 in district 22.

During the Iranian calendar year 1396 (March 2016-March 2017), 80 percent of total sale of Pardis Technology Park rose to 60 thousand billion rials (about $1.4 billion), he declared.

At present, 40 agents at the technology business improvement center and 1350 juridical individuals are active at the Pardis Technology Park, he clarified.

Around 80 new businesses with 450 employees are currently active at the Pardis Technology Park and 330 new companies are working with 40 accelerator centers partnered to the PTP, he included.

Investors from Italy, Sweden, France, South Korea and Belgium are four percent of organizations active in this park, he said.

He declared that 28 thousand specialists profit by Pardis Technology Park services.

The Pardis Technology Park started techmarket in 20 Iranian provinces, he clarified.

During past three years, a total of 13,600 technology items at the Pardis Technology Park were commercialized, he included.