Iran

UNESCO Chair in University-Industry Cooperation in the Process of Sustainable Development (933), established in 2010 at the Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology (IROST) (Islamic Republic of Iran)

Fields/Disciplines

Industry, science technology and innovation, sustainable development

Objectives

The specific objectives of this Chair are to:

  • Contribute to the economic, social and educational development, as well as to employment in the country;
  • Improve University-Industry cooperation, with an emphasis on applied and development research, and
  • Develop innovation-oriented research centres in Iranian universities.

 Host Institution

Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology (IROST)

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Natural Sciences, UNESCO Office in Tehran

Contact

Professor Mohammed Hassan Shojaee-fard, UNESCO Chairholder

Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology (IROST)

Ministry of science and Research and technology, Iranian Universities and Research Centers

71 Shadi Musavi St, Enghelab Ave

Tehran P.O.Box 15815-3538

Iran