Iran top science producer in ME: Official

 Iranian adviser in Ministry of Science and Technology Dr. Abdul Hussein Fereidoun

Iranian adviser in Ministry of Science and Technology Dr. Abdul Hussein Fereidoun

TEHRAN, Feb. 07 (MNA) – Iranian adviser in Ministry of Science and Technology announced Iran’s top ranking in the field of Science and Technology production in Middle East .

During the conference on the ‘Role of Knowledge-Based Companies in the Resistance Economy’ held in Fars Science and Technology Park, Dr. Abdul Hussein Fereidoun pointed to the presence of 4 million and 70 thousand students and faculty members at Iran’s universities and said, Iran has taken effective steps in both quantitative and qualitative developments of the universities.

Highlighting role of universities in training students capable of generating new ideas and of entrepreneurship as one of top priorities of the Ministry of Science, Fereidoun said Iranian universities should change their policies towards this policy.

He added the scientific developments at the universities should be tailored to the needs of the day. “The academic majors, theses and research projects at the universities must be upgraded according to the current demands in the field of science and technology,” Fereidoun emphasized.

By Mehr News Agency