India-aided technology park in Palestine become IASP member

Vastavam web: An India-aided technology park at Bir Zeit University in Palestine has become a full-time member of an international network of science parks.India has made a commitment of USD 12 million worth of investment in the Palestine-India Techno Park which is a part of New Delhi’s broader framework of capacity building in Palestine.The technology park is now the member of the International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation (IASP), a leading global network of such initiatives.
As a part of the conference, the participants took part in a specialised training that tackled issues on the design, creation, and management of science and technology parks.”This is a platform for accumulating knowledge, gaining experience, and sharing it all in a professional atmosphere.The Bir Zeit University head also stressed at the need to provide such projects the funding needed to conduct research, network with markets, and build concrete systems that support entrepreneurship, in cooperation with local institutions, partners from the private sector, and higher-education institutions, in addition to funders, researchers, and students.It will also try to attract new foreign investments in the fields of technology and knowledge production, said the press release.