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Tech Ecosystem Key Player in Iran’s Response to Covid-19

Local technology-based firms (TBFs) are playing an active role in the production of clinical equipment, Covid-19 test kits, facemasks, medicines and sanitizers.

The growing technology ecosystem in Iran is increasingly involved in developing personal protective equipment essential in the fight against the coronavirus disease, Covid-19.

“Local TBFs are playing an active role in the production of clinical equipment, Covid-19 test kits, facemasks, medicines and sanitizers,” Vice President for Science and Technology, Sorena Sattari told Mehr News Agency. Sattari noted that along with Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Vice Presidency for Science and Technology eagerly supports TBFs working on potential vaccines for the lethal disease.

“Currently, eight firms are active in formulating Covid-19 vaccines, two of which have finished laboratory studies and await Ministry of Health and Medical Education’s permits for human trials,” he said.

 

Source: Financial Tribune