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Sattari:
Startups will give a new life to our cultural heritage

Emphasizing the extremely suitable capacity of cultural heritage and tourism industry for development of creative and cultural industries, the vice president for science and technology affairs expressed: entrance of innovation into these fields is a priority for startups and knowledge-based companies.

Emphasizing the extremely suitable capacity of cultural heritage and tourism industry for development of creative and cultural industries, the vice president for science and technology affairs expressed: entrance of innovation into these fields is a priority for startups and knowledge-based companies.

According to the information center of national elites foundation,  Sorena Sattari, the vice president for science and technology affairs, visited the innovation center of research center of cultural heritage and tourism on May 21st, 2019, accompanied by Ali Asghar Mounesan, deputy vice president and head of the cultural heritage, handcrafts and tourism organization. In this visit, activists of startups talked about their ideas in the field of cultural, soft and creative industries.

Sattari emphasized the cooperation between the Vice-Presidency and the cultural heritage, handcrafts, and tourism organization for development of creative and cultural industries and startups, marking: joint programs and serious collaborations are on the way. We have plans specifically in the field of infrastructural and financial support and we are prepared to support accelerators in the field of tourism and cultural heritage based on the joint cooperation mechanism.

Head of the soft and identity-making technologies development headquarter continued: initiating startups in three fields of cultural heritage, handcrafts and tourism plays an effective role in creating jobs for educated youth. Therefore, this issue is one of the important priorities in the field of supporting cultural and creative industries.

Sattari recognized the presence of a suitable space for flourishing of this type of businesses as an important priority and in the implementation process of the Vice-Presidency, continuing: prediction and provision of a space for startups in the field of cultural heritage, handcrafts and tourism is one of the significantly important priorities for flourishing of creative and cultural industries. These steps are taken in line with the support of active youth to lay the foundation for flourishing and renovating a part of the historical texture of Tehran.

Sattari pointed out the financial and infrastructural support of development of ecosystem for startups in the field of cultural heritage and tourism, expressing: this field pays a part of the costs for restoration of the historic home of Colonel Iraj.

Unveiling the Virtual Tourism System

During the visit, the smart system of Hyper Escpo was unveiled in the presence of Sattari and Mounesan. All startups in the field of cultural heritage, handcrafts and tourism have virtual booths in this virtual exhibition and can present their products.

Using the virtual system will provide an opportunity for startups to directly interact with their visitors. Branding and attracting investors by managers of startups are other advantages of this smart system.

Restoration of the Historic Home of Iraj by the Support of the Vice-Presidency
Currently, a part of the historic house of Colonel Iraj has been renovated and the process of renovation of this building will be completed with the cooperation of the private sector and the Vice-Presidency.

Nomadic tourism, child tourism, virtual museum, voices of historic places, waterproofing the soil, glass and stone of historical buildings are the areas of activities of startups based in the historic house of Colonel Iraj.

In this visit, Mohammad Hassan Talebian, deputy of cultural heritage, Vali Teymouri, deputy of tourism, Hossein Arbabi, deputy of legal investment and parliament affairs, Pouya Mahmoudian, deputy of handcrafts, and Mohammad Khayatian, deputy of development of management of cultural heritage organization were present.

Publish date : 2019/05/22
Code : 1256
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