Large IT-companies concerned in techno-parks in Azerbaijan
Large IT-companies in the US are concerned in techno-parks creation in Azerbaijan. Officials of Azeri Ministry of Communication and IT told Trend this fact had been revealed during Communications Ministry delegation visit to the United States.
Within the visit, Minister Ali Abbasov met with executives of HP, Д°ntel, Cisco Systems and Microsoft.
At the meetings said executives underlined they estimated Azerbaijans IT-market as one of the most dynamically progressing and are ready to extend cooperation with Azerbaijan in this field.
The Ministry officials say specific operations on special high-tech economic zone creation will commence at the end of 2006.
The tender has been announced for selection of consulting company for such zone establishment. The tender winner hall analyze high-tech sector in Azerbaijan and identify expedience of special zones creation in a view of high-tech development in Azerbaijan.
The project stipulates 5 main components, including e-production manufacture in Azerbaijan and its export, transit information environment creation, as well as techno-parks and information infrastructure.