D-8 TTEN Technology Transfer Award
The idea of awarding “The Best Technology Transfer Contract” was suggested at the second High Council Meeting of the network in Nigeria in 2014 and was ratified by the representatives of the D-8 member countries, to be supported by Pardis Technology Park as the D-8 TTEN Secretariat in order to encourage D-8 member countries to have closer collaboration in the technology transfer process.
Based on its statute, the cash Award, Award emblem and an appreciation plaque will be offered (to each party). Nominated contracts should have been signed during the Award year and the contract parties must be among D-8 and OIC member countries. The first round of the Award for 2015 was held in Turkey on the sideline of D-8 Chamber of Commerce Meeting and the best technology transfer contract nominated to the secretariat was selected and honored by D-8 TTEN.
General conditions for selecting the contracts are:
The nominated technology transfer contract must be signed between a D-8 member country and OIC member country;
The contract should abide by one of the technology transfer methods;
Contract parties must be technological companies;
All the science and technology fields are included.
Special conditions drawn for scoring the contracts include:
Financial amount of the nominated contract;
Parties commitments progress;
The first round of D-8 TTEN Technology Transfer Award to the best technology transfer in 2015 was part of the programs of D-8 TTEN secretariat implemented in 2016. Candidate contracts from Iran, Malaysia, Pakistan, Turkey, UAE, Lebanon and KSA nominated their contracts to the Secretariat.
The process for scoring the contracts was started at the end of nomination process and the contract signed between Iranian and Malaysian companies in the field of biopharmaceutical was selected as the best nominated contract of 2015.
The 2nd round of the Award is on the way for the contracts signed in 2016, eligible contracts can be nominated via online registration at: http://www.d8tten.org/en/SignUP.soap