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First Medical Biotechnology Accelerator Established In Iran

Source: Pardis Technology Park (PTP), Tehran

The first accelerator in the fields of medical biotechnology (medicines and equipment) and regenerative medicine (stem cells) and the ninth accelerator member of the Innovation Acceleration Center of Pardis Technology Park started its activity.

According to the public relations department of Pardis Technology Park, Persis accelerator will host the teams and startups expert in the field of medicine and equipment of medical biotechnology, and regenerative medicine (stem cells) whose idea and project have national priority and are feasible, in the accelerating courses.

Utilizing famous coaches who are well-known professors in biotechnology, this accelerator provides selected teams with necessary consultations during the accelerating courses.

Supplying required laboratory infrastructure, technical and commercialization training and supplying resources for investing in startups are the other services that the accelerator provides for startups.

At the end of the accelerating courses, the startups take the next proper step through various mechanisms such as final sales of product or joint investment. They also will profit from the opportunity for introducing and presenting the products to investors who are mostly the companies producing medical biotechnology products.

At the first acceleration course of Persis accelerator, 8 startups supported by Biotechnology Development Center (BioDC) will start working, and the call for future acceleration courses will be announced by the accelerator.

It is worth to be pointed out that 8 accelerators which have been granted the membership license of the Center for Innovation Acceleration are as follows: Avatech, Dimond, iCheeta, Afarineshgah-e Shezan, Omid, Avagames, Yas, and TrigUp. These innovation accelerators support tech startups in the general fields of IT, entertainment, convergent technologies of cognitive science, bio, nano and information, cultural products, electronic game development, and Mechatronics.

Pardis Technology Park (PTP) is the region's technology paradise and is under auspices of Vice-Presidency for Science and Technology. It is located in an area measuring 60 hectares (expandable to 1000 hectares) and is situated 20 km north east of the capital- Tehran. Innovation Paradise (phase No. 1) and Health Paradise (phase No. 2) are two main existing phases in the Park and are situated in an area measuring 20 hectares and 18 hectares, respectively. Other phases constitute the future stages in the expansion plan of the Park which will eventually measure up to 1000 hectares. (read more)

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