Iran, Italy to expand biotech. coop.

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TEHRAN, Dec. 19 (MNA) – Iran and Italy have agreed to develop innovation cooperation in the field of biotechnology.

In a joint meeting held in Tehran on Monday on the topic of “Technological and Innovation cooperation between Iran and Italy”, the two sides conferred on various issues such as the need for building further trust between the Iranian and Italian governments for developing bilateral relations, exchanging information between the two sides about topics related to Italian companies active in biotechnology, scientific centers, research institutes and academic spheres.

The two sides also discussed ways for creating an Iran-Italy innovation exchange model, as well as bilateral cooperation on scientific and technological fields considering the Italy-China project.

Present participants at the specialized meeting include Secretary of Iran’s Department of Biotechnology Development and a number of other members active in genetic resources, materials and equipment, human resources, production, commercialization, and market.

The Italian side took part in the meeting with representatives from Technology Transfer Offices (TTOs) of Italian universities, Head of Area Science Park, Head of the Technology Transfer Office for Udine University of Medical Sciences, Head of the Biotechnicum Bicocca Center, and a number of other figures.

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