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Importance of Development of Entrepreneurship and Startup Businesses in Energy Area

According to the information center of national elites foundation, the third specialized meeting of the national program of future of science and technology in the energy field (sentinel of energy), was held in the Vice-Presidency for science and technology affairs in the presence of a number activists of academia, industry, business and government authorities.

In the beginning of the meeting, Naser Bagheri Moghadam, secretary of the committee of project management in energy area, introduced the measures taken by the headquarter for this project.

Mohammad Sadegh Khayatian, advisor to the deputy of policy making and strategic assessment, also introduced the national program of the future of science and technology and its approaches, explaining about the conception map obtained from the researches in the previous section and review of the processes and macro-processes that form the future businesses and talking about the important status of startups in the future images. 

He also expressed: in this plan, we do not look for defining policy-making documents and we have aimed to create a new discourse based on the future image of the areas that are focused in the program and recognize and identify successful business models of active startups in various fields to move toward the creation of a knowledge-based society.

Jafari, another member of this workgroup, presented a report on energy transition and business opportunities.

Jafari also pointed out the occupational threats and opportunities of this transition in the future, expressing: large energy enterprises have significantly invested in startups, and large active companies of energy field look for the exploitation of abilities of startups and creation of a startup ecosystem in their network.

Kazem Kashefi, faculty member of the oil industry research center, regarded attention to the importance of energy and its relation with other areas as an important issue, marking: considering the interactions between energy, environment and economy is the accurate method to deal with the issues of the energy field.

He continued: with regard to the status of Iran among 10 countries with the highest rate of greenhouse gas dispersion, this is one of the priorities of energy in the country and an entrepreneurship opportunity for startups in the area of de-carbonation.

Kashefi regarded attention to international supports for performing research and executive projects as an opportunity that be considered by the businesses of this area, including startups.

During this meeting, Yadollah Sabouhi, advisor to the vice president for science and technology affairs, pointed out the theoretical foundations in the field of energy, such as the history of evolution of energy carriers and businesses in this field, and emphasized the importance of attention to energy services instead of energy carriers.

In another part of the meeting, he talked about the future of energy, the global challenge of distribution of greenhouse gases and necessity of attention to optimization in this field.

Sabouhi also mentioned the future challenges of startups, asserting: lack of presence of support funds in this area and difficulty in obtaining facilities and loans are among the challenges of this area.

The meeting continued with answering the questions of audiences and lecturers, followed by expressing concerns by activists of startups. At the end, Ali Akbar Mohajeri, deputy of research and human resources of the ministry of energy, emphasized the importance of continuing this type of meetings in the future and regarded intellectual creation caused by these meetings as an appropriate solution for future problems of startups.

 

This meeting was attended by Ali Akbar Mohajeri, deputy of research and human resources, Dr. Yadollah Sabouhi, advisor to the vice president for science and technology affairs, Ahmad Khayarian, advisor to the deputy of policy making and strategic evaluation and secretary of the national program of the future of science and technology, Kazem Kashefi, faculty member of oil industry research center, and Bagheri Moghadam, secretary of the committee of project management of this plan in energy field. 


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