The technology transfer project for the production of anti-cancer drugs between Iran and Turkey won the TTA2021 award and was presented in 13th December.
According to the public relations of Pardis Technology Park, the technology transfer project for the production of anti-cancer drugs between Iran and Turkey was selected as the first project of the Technology Transfer Award of 2021 (TTA2021). The prize is $ 5,000 which is awarded to each party of the contract.
The winners were awarded the TTA2021 Prize at the Permanent Secretariat of the Organization for Economic Cooperation of the Eight Islamic Developing Countries in Turkey.
Milad Sadr Khanlou, Deputy Secretary of D8tten Network, referring to the TTA2021 award ceremony, said: “This award is given to the best technology transfer project that is implemented between the members of these eight countries or between one of these eight countries and another Islamic country this year.”
He continued that this year, the D8 Technology Transfer Network launched the second technology transfer award program. In this regard, several projects were received from Iran, Turkey, Indonesia, Malaysia, Afghanistan, Lebanon, Iraq, Canada, the United States, Switzerland, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, South Korea, Azerbaijan and China.
Sadr Khanlu spoke about why some of these projects are related to countries outside the D8tten.
By the decision of the secretariat responsible for holding this event, if a person from these eight Islamic countries has a presence of scientific or business activities in other countries, he or she can participate in this project as well.
The presentation of 41 technology transfer projects from around the world
The deputy secretary of the D8tten Network said that this year, 41 projects has registered for the first call and introduced their projects for the secretariat.
After holding the initial judging, 10 projects were eligible to receive this award and in the second stage, they were exposed to specialized judging.
Milad Sadr Khanlou, referring to the specialized evaluation of the top 10 projects by the specialized jury of the competition, added: “Specialized assessment has been performed based on the technology level indicators such as technology transfer technology, financial volume of technology transfer, project duration and return on investment rate.”
He continues: “The final projects were in the pharmaceutical, electronic medical equipment, microelectronics, nanotechnology and artificial intelligence fields, which finally after initial and specialized judging, the technology transfer project for the production of anti-cancer drugs between Iran and Turkey was selected as the first project of TTA2021.
It is worth mentioning that the Technology Transfer Award is one of the initiatives of Pardis Technology Park as the secretariat of D8 Technology Exchange and Transfer Network. The purpose of holding this event is to encourage countries to transfer technology, that with the high capacity exists in these eight Islamic countries due to increased synergy and participation of technologists with each other can lead to economic growth in D-8 Technology Transfer and Exchange Network.