Mojtaba Taheri, director of planning and development at
PGPIC, said, “Today, attention to innovation in all activities is felt as a
He said given the outbreaks of the coronavirus and the
global lockdowns, countries that fail to manage the developments will stay
behind, therefore there is a crucial need for taking into account research and
development projects to make processes more efficient.
Likewise, PGPIC subsidiaries have defined over 50 R&D
projects to address this need and supply new items, optimize processes and
promote the quality of their output while saving energy, localizing catalysts,
and producing value-added products, he said.
Taheri went on to add that PGPIC had so far
signed agreements with knowledge-based companies and startups as well as
universities and research centers in this regard. Moreover, it is in constant
relations with the Research Institute of Petroleum Industry and the Petrochemical
Research and Technology Company (PRTC).