In the two previous articles on the UNCTAD report on Iran’s standing in science, technology and innovation we summarized the main findings of the report regarding Iran’s human resource base and infrastructure. In the final article we will present a general image of Iran’s STI landscape and discuss actions which Iran can take to further accelerate the transition.
In the first part of our article on the UNCTAD report on Iran, we mentioned that on the path towards a knowledge-based economy Iran has developed a strong educated human resource base. In this part we will illustrate other aspects of the progress which Iran has made towards achieving this goal.
A report recently published by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) revealed that Iran has made significant progress towards a knowledge-based economy, powered by science and innovation. However, the report indicates that certain measures should be taken to fully harness the potential of the country.
Although every day more and more shopping malls are popping up across Iran, there's one fashion e-commerce in the country which is offering products that are not easily found in retail shops. Modiseh is an online fashion e-commerce known for its exotic discounts and stylish fashion products in Iran.
With the official launch of MNP (Mobile Number Portability) Iranians can now change their carriers based on their needs, and carriers should work hard to keep their customers and even attracting new ones.
Namlik is a producer and distributer of curated audio content in Iran. Or as the founders mention, “It’s Flipboard in audio”. The content on Namlik’s website is provided either by Namlik themselves, or their media partners in Iran.