Iran’s vice president for science and technology, Sorena Sattari, urged universities to create an atmosphere in which startup accelerators can bring about innovation and providence, the Public Relations of Pishgaman Cooperative Group reported.
Sattari made the comment during his visit to Pishgaman startup accelerator while he was briefed on how the startup teams were formed. Emphasizing the importance of startup accelerators in creating self confidence among the youth, the VP insisted the administrations to invest in research. Meanwhile, he said if we would like to see products out of research, the private sector needs to invest. Sattari expressed that the youth should not study in order to be employed but they should create value added and acquire innovation.