Iran sup­ports smart city, IoT startup projects

Tehran Times - - TECHNOLOGY -

TEHRAN — The In­for­ma­tion Tech­nol­ogy, Com­mu­ni­ca­tion and Cy­berspace Devel­op­ment Coun­cil of iran sup­ports projects re­lated to smart cities and In­ter­net of Things (IoT) star­tups.

The coun­cil sup­ports star­tups and ac­cel­er­a­tors ver­i­fied by it to de­velop their min­i­mum vi­able prod­uct (MVP), IRNA re­ported.

The coun­cil also pro­vides free con­sul­ta­tion in dif­fer­ent fields of tech­nol­ogy, fi­nance and law.

The coun­cil also con­nects the star­tups and knowl­edge-based com­pa­nies to some or­ga­ni­za­tions in or­der to ben­e­fit from their ser­vices to de­velop their busi­ness.

The star­tups and knowl­edge-based com­pa­nies ac­tive in the field of IoT and smart city can ben­e­fit from fa­cil­i­ties pro­vided by the in­no­va­tion and pros­per­ity fund.

The vice pres­i­dent for sci­ence and tech­nol­ogy also pro­vides some ex­port cor­ri­dors to fa­cil­i­tate their in­ter­na­tional in­ter­ac­tion.

The coun­cil also sup­port the star­tups and knowl­edge-based com­pa­nies to par­tic­i­pate the ex­hi­bi­tions in the re­gion.

A lo­cal plat­form, data cen­ter and cloud com­put­ing ser­vices are avail­able for the star­tups, ac­cel­er­a­tors and the knowl­edge-based com­pa­nies.

The coun­cil also in­tro­duce star­tups to the ven­ture cap­i­tals (VC) to sup­port them.

The new IoT ap­pli­ca­tions are en­abling smart city ini­tia­tives world­wide. It pro­vides the abil­ity to re­motely mon­i­tor, man­age and con­trol de­vices, and to cre­ate new in­sights and ac­tion­able in­for­ma­tion from mas­sive streams of real-time data.

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