Mustafa Prize sponsors proposals selected in MATI regional meeting

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TEHRAN, Nov. 27 (MNA) – The Mustafa Science and Technology Prize will financially sponsor scientific projects across the institutes of Muslim countries attending the MATI regional meeting early this November.

According to the Mustafa Science and Technology Foundation (MSTF) Media, on November 7-9 this year, the regional meeting of Pasteur Institutes of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and Iran, briefly referred to as MATI, was held at the Pasteur Institute of Iran, Tehran.

The MATI meeting aims to promote technology transfer and scientific collaboration among countries in the Middle East and North Africa through defining joint scientific projects for people’s life and health.

60 non-Iranian scientists and more than 100 Iranian scientists attended the event. As part of the event, an international training workshop was organized with the purpose of presenting state-of-the-art achievements in the fields of immunology, vaccines, carriers, and development of new medicines and treatments.

In his speech at the MATI regional meeting, Mahdi Safarinia, the Secretary of the Mustafa Prize Policy-making Council, said “one of the objectives of the MSTF, the organizer of the Mustafa Prize, is to sponsor scientific projects across the institutes of Muslim countries attending this event. Therefore, this foundation voices its financial support for selected proposals of the MATI regional meeting.”

As a science and technology award presented by the MSTF to top Muslim scientists, the Mustafa (PBUH) Prize seeks to encourage research and development in Muslim nations by means of introduction and appreciation of leading works in science and technology within the Muslim world.

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