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now they often train in Calgary because of difficulties in receiving U.S. visas. Some training in this field is offered at Amir Kabir University.
Science parks, particularly the Sheikh Bahai Science Park in Isfahan, were discussed. Sheikh Bahai Science Park was the first science park and is now one of the best developed and most successful, being more than ten years old. This has not been enough time to develop a routine and culture, however. At IASBS there is a two-year-old small information technology incubator. In 18 months it has hosted 20 companies, and the companies have transacted U.S. $1 million worth of business. There is also Pardis Science Park associated with Sharif University.