3 Iranian knowledge-based firms have made headway towards Coronavirus vaccine
Three knowledge-based firms in Iran have made headway in attempts to produce a COVID-19 vaccine, stated Sorena Sattari Iran’s Vice President for Science and Technology.
In a news conference in Urmia on Saturday, the capital of West Azarbaijan province, Sattari remaked that six knowledge-based companies were working very hard on a COVID-19 vaccine, and that three of them had had major achievements.
Ever since the second month of the deadly pandemic in Iran, the vice president for Science and Technology emphasized that all the medicine and equipment required to cure it have been made domestically.
Sattari added that medical equipment, COVID-19 test kits, CT scans, digital thermometers, masks, and all medications required to treat the deadly disease are produced domestically.
With regard to the return of Iranian elites to the country, the VP commented that last month the rate of return of elites to Iran increased almost twice in comparison to the very same period last year.
He went on to say that 500 Iranian elites are expected to come back home from the top 200 universities in the world this year.
Sattari elaborated that the elites will be hired subsequent to returning to Iran, further saying that most of the elites are currently working in knowledge-based firms, with some recruited as faculty members in different universities.
In a short trip to West Azarbaijan province this past Saturday, Sorena Sattari paid a visit to the Science and Technology Park, Cellular Medicine Research Institute, and the Center for Innovation and University Growth at Urmia University.