"The contract has been signed between East Azarbaijan Science and Technology Park (EASTP) and Austrian Institute of Technology," Executive Secretary of the Supreme Council for Science, Research and Technology (ATF) Mostafa Kazemi.
He reiterated that the contract entails cooperation in the field of development of automotive parts technology, and said, "The first phase of the project kicked off about three months ago at Rab'-e Rashidi Science & Technology Park in Tabriz."
Kazemi reiterated that following the cooperation on automotive parts, the two sides will sign contracts on development of aircraft and helicopter parts.
In a joint workshop, the Iranian automotive parts manufacturers will be exchanging related knowledge with the Austrian side, he said.
Technology transfer, cooperation on manufacturing and development of the production line are other fields of cooperation envisioned in the contract.
A training workshop between Iranian and European parts manufacturers is scheduled to be held in Austria by December.