Dehghani Firouzabadi: Banks should guarantee their important and profitable customers by attracting knowledge-based companies.
The coordination meeting for the implementation of Clause B, Note 16 of the Budget Law 2022 of the country was held with the presence of Dehghani Firouzabadi, the vice president of science, technology and knowledge-based economy, a group of bank heads and representatives of the Islamic Council.
Dehghani Firouzabadi in this ceremony, emphasizing that 15 years ago, knowledge-based economy and its related concepts were not considerable in the country; and continued: Today, these concepts have become the discourse of governance and serious support is being given to it; Therefore, an intelligence is needed to use this intellectual property and the future of the country.
According to Dehghani, the knowledge-based economy is the only economy in which multiple and percentage profits are guaranteed. An economy that is not only for small startups, but also includes large active companies with high added value in the fields of agriculture, healthcare, energy, etc., and the economic future of the country is in their hands.
The future of the country depends on knowledge-based companies
He continued: "The future of the country depends on knowledge-based companies, and tomorrow these companies will decide in which bank and where to invest their valuable funds." Therefore, today's support of banks to knowledge-based companies determines the future of the country, and in fact, with this work, banks provide their customers for the future.
The vice president of science, technology and knowledge-based economy also stated: We hope to see the realization of a large part of Note 16 of the budget and the payment of bank facilities to knowledge-based companies by the last months of this year, and inject hope into the country.
He added: During these years, the country has done well in developing the concept of knowledge-based and creative companies, and today we have a large community of capable companies that are ready to go from one level to the next and have a serious impact on the economy. These companies operate in the field of technology, have reached maturity and need serious support to reach the market level and become effective.
According to Dehghani Firouzabadi, one of the tools to promote these companies in terms of financial tools and market expansion is to provide them with financial facilities. The knowledge-based production leap law has also considered very good resources to support knowledge-based and creative companies. The Innovation and Prosperity Fund, as a leading and progressive institution, has a good and efficient models for these supports.
The vice president of science, technology and knowledge-based economy continued: the set of these events will be accelerated and facilitated with the help of the concepts for the 3rd generation innovation and prosperity fund and the 4th generation in the vice presidency of science, technology and knowledge-based economy. The point of difference between this period and the previous period is to help knowledge-based and creative companies in receiving a serious share of the economy and national GDP.
He added: These facilities are provided in different formats, such as notes 16 and 18, fund facilities and innovation and prosperity fund.
The vice president of science, technology and knowledge-based economy continued: Today, a knowledge-based company that has something serious to say and a market for product development will easily and definitely find the way to get facilities.
He also said: One of our legal clauses in this direction is the implementation of Note 16, and in this meeting, better and more sources of this note were discussed.
What is Qarz Al-Hasaneh employment creation facility in the note 16 of the country budget law of 2022?
In line with the employment of knowledge-based and creative industries throughout the country and all provinces with priority for deprived areas, the Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran is obliged to provide fifty thousand billion Rials through the operating banks from the sources of savings deposits and current loans of the banking system by introducing the innovation fund and allocate prosperity to knowledge-based and creative companies.
The terms and limits of payment facilities in this paragraph are determined by the fund and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance.
Communication and Information Center in the Vice Presidency of Science, Technology and Knowledge-Based Economy