support of 134 billion Tomans by the Vice Presidency of Science for the creation of start-up companies by capable medical equipment companies
The seven Royano event selected companies signed a contract with the Vice Presidency of Science with the aim of spin-off for start-up technologist companies and the development of new advanced medical products.
Ruhollah Dehghani, the vice president of science, technology and knowledge-based economy, considered this program to be a forward and effective step towards the development of medical technological equipment with the help of leading and capable companies active in this field and added: this program is with the follow-up of the Vice Presidency of Science. The leading companies in the field of medical equipment are followed in a methodical, coherent and precise manner, and it is a matter of satisfaction that the influential departments in the ecosystem of medical equipment technology development, including the Ministry of Privacy, the Ministry of Health and other related departments, in the form of this program, coordinate and are complementary to each other. I appreciate the knowledge-based companies that, in these difficult circumstances, chose the path of technology development and supporting the formation of start-up companies to put their country on the path of progress.
Emphasizing that the capacity of knowledge-based and technological companies that are active in the development of advanced medical products is beyond this program, Dehghani added: "The Royano program can continue in the form of six-month calls because there are other companies that when they see the determination and readiness by the Vice Presidency of Science in supporting the formation of new technology companies, they are encouraged to move in the direction of technology development and come to work. This program can be continued in other technology fields with the help of capable companies in those fields. The Vice Presidency of Science will use all its capacities and facilities from financing to software support to help the formation of start-up companies and the development of technological products.
Referring to the special support for the development of new technological products and companies in the field of medical equipment, the vice president of science, technology and knowledge-based economy added: the financing of medical equipment is the priority of the Vice Presidency of Science’s follow-up and support measures. Planning will be done so that companies that have successfully completed three quarters of the process of developing technology and manufacturing their products will receive a technological award.
Stating that the selected Royano companies have good capabilities in terms of technology, he continued: The development of new products and their next steps will be supported in the form of the Next Technology Award.
Royano started in the field of health with the aim of creating new technological growth companies
Shaghayegh Hagh Jooy Javanmard, Deputy of Strategic Technologies Development in the Vice Presidency of Science, also stated in this meeting: Royano was born with the aim of creating new technological growth companies in the field of health at the same time as the 1st of September, Doctor's Day.
He continued: "Royano or new growth is supporting the spin-off of powerful and powerful companies that have grown well and want to form new companies with the aim of creating new and technological products." The spark of this program was sparked by the Iran Health exhibition, and despite the large companies and medical equipment manufacturers who had the capability of spin-off, the Vice Presidency of Science invited the parent companies in the form of this program and during a call to develop the field for the development of technological products. and advanced, with the help of technological and start-up companies.
He added: After the announcement of the call by the Vice Presidency of Science and the notification to the activists of this ecosystem, 70 companies in this field announced their readiness. Meetings were held with the top actors of medical equipment and 35 designs were received within a month, which were submitted to the judging process by an expert committee.
Referring to the mother company's support for the new company, Hagh Jooy Javanmard said: Among these supports, we can mention the technological support to directly help the formation of the spin-off company and fair investment in the new company. The parent company becomes the first customer of the spin-off company with the aim of creating financial circulation. Also, the creation and development of the space and infrastructure needed to operate and provide services such as legal, financial, technology, etc. are other supports of the parent company to the spin-off company.
The Deputy of Strategic Technologies Development in Vice Presidency of Science stated: The evaluation criteria included the maturity of the companies, the examination of the financial and technological balance of the companies, the existence of an independent market for the product and the guarantee of sales and the creation of a new company.
Hagh Jooy stated that after the investigations of the technical committee and numerous meetings with the parent companies, seven companies and their product development plans were selected for support, adding: the fashion companies including Fanavaran Plus active in the field of medical equipment and ultrasound, the top electronics company active in the field of anesthesia machines and the vital signs monitor, Niwad company active in the vaccine field for the production of vaccine consumables, Dahian company with the production of cardiovascular products, Mad Biot Technology company with angioplasty products, Amber Chip company with smart hospital products and Bina Cheshm company in the field of consumer equipment are supported in the way of creating spin-offs and developing their technological projects.
Hagh Jooy said about the financial support of the Vice Presidency of Science for these projects: 133.9 billion Tomans are supported by the Vice Presidency of Science for these projects, and the total value of the products under development is estimated at 138 billion Tomans.
Referring to the participation of effective devices in the production of equipment, she said: The Ministry of Safety as a supporting and licensing institution and the Ministry of Health, which is supposed to be the decision-maker in the approval of knowledge-based products, have a role in the arbitration process.