Dehghani announced at the signing ceremony of the agreement with the Minister of Cultural Heritage
Maintaining the connection of the youth with the cultural heritage of the country by using cultural and historical places in technological and innovative events
During the signing ceremony of the agreement with the Minister of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts, the Vice President of Science emphasized on using the capacities of handicrafts and cultural heritage in creating added value and creating employment.
According to the communication and information center in the Vice Presidency of Science, Technology and Knowledge-Based Economy, Ruhollah Dehghani, Vice President of Science, Technology and Knowledge-Based Economy, in the signing ceremony of the joint cooperation agreement between the Vice Presidency of Science, Technology and Knowledge-Based Economy and the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts said: Activities in the field of handicrafts, cultural heritage, science and technology are among my heart's interests because I believe that the possibility of doing great and effective work in these two fields is abundantly available.
Stating that the fields of cultural heritage and knowledge and technology have many fundamental similarities, he said: two fundamental values have been placed in human existence, one is "science" and the other is "art". Science is the mother of all technologies and innovations and art, the mother of ancient works, handicrafts and our cultural heritage, and these two sources are the deposits placed in our existence as humans, and everything that originates from these two is attractive.
The head of the National Elites Foundation stated that the result of the combination of science and business is the formation of a knowledge-based and technological company, and continued: One of the similarities between the people of science and the people of art is right here, and both groups are not very good at market and business, but in the company of people who are familiar with the market and economy can be the founders of technology-oriented companies and the technology industry. In the same way, the combination of business and cultural heritage leads to the formation of the cultural heritage industry.
Dehghani stated that in these two areas, we have very valuable investments and are among the global indicators, adding: the audience and customers of both areas are from the elite society, because these two are among the elite-oriented and so-called prestigious areas, and this is the common denominator of science and art. These areas are also both productive and value-creating areas in the world economy and play a significant role in the gross national product of developed countries.
Referring to the role of industries and creative companies in the creation of added value, employment and gross domestic product in the connection of art and technology with the market, the vice president of science, technology and knowledge-based economy said: if art, technology and business are combined with each other, we will witness a new phenomenon and will be the name of the creative industry and this place is the intersection of art and technology.
Referring to the support of creative companies and cultural industries in the direction of employment development, value creation and helping to preserve the country's cultural assets, Dehghani said: a new achievement that has been achieved by creative companies in cooperation with the General Staff of the Armed Forces to support the growth, prosperity and sustainability of the country and use of military service facilities in these companies. Considering that most of the founders and managers of these companies are young people, supporting military training in creative companies was a vital need for the survival of these businesses, which with the assistance of the General Staff of the Armed Forces and for the first time, 200 quotas were given to applicants of creative companies. allocated; An issue that can help the sustainability of the elites of these companies on the one hand and the sustainability of the company in the ecosystem of creative industries.
The Vice President of Science, Technology and Knowledge-Based Economy stated: This cooperation agreement is for the development of business and sustainable employment based on technology and innovation in the field of cultural heritage, tourism and handicrafts, synergy in the direction of supporting knowledge-based, creative and job-creating companies. The areas have been concluded and I hope that it will bear fruit and bring valuable contributions to the field of creative industry, cultural heritage and handicrafts of the country. My suggestion is to reach a conclusion on some common interests of the parties and follow up on it directly.
Dehghani called benefiting from cultural and historical facilities in the field of creative industries, technological events and promoting knowledge-based economy without changing the context and use of these places as one of the axes of interaction with the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts and added: We are trying despite the acceleration the flow of science, technology and innovation, the connection of our youth with historical, cultural and artistic infrastructure should be maintained and they should not stay away from the space of cultural heritage and cultural and historical reserves. In this regard, it was decided to use these spaces in the form of a suitable and culture-creating platform for the implementation of innovative events in various fields by defining joint programs.