SHESTCO set for Silicon Valley – DG




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ABUJA – Sheda and Technology (SHESTCO) said on it was ready establish a model and Technology Park known as SHESTCO Silicon Valley.

The SHESTCO Director-General, Prof. Thomas Sunday, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.

NAN reports that SHESTCO be patterned after the Silicon Valley of the South Bay portion of the San Francisco Bay Area in Northern California, U.S.

It is home many of the world’s largest technology corporations.

It is a leading hub for high-tech innovation and development, accounting for one-third of all of the venture capital investments in the U.S.

Sunday said that the complex would partner with some recognised foreign agencies fast track the development of the SHESTCO Silicon Valley.

“In the near future, we are going to have meetings with our foreign partners in order to concretise the execution of the Silicon Valley .
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“Those who have given their goodwill have promised to cooperate with ,” he said.

According to him, UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural (UNESCO), the World Techno- , and the Polish are interested in working with SHESTCO.

“We believe that with the kind of experience that we can gather from these organisations, we can make very good progress in developing the Silicon Valley at SHESTCO.

He stated that the idea of the Silicon Valley was to local raw materials to produce things that could be applicable in the and Communications Technology (ICT) sector.

“Such as semi-conductor and other products that are applicable in many sectors, including the solar energy generation transmission sector,” he said.

According to him, SHESTCO enables institutions and individual scientists to undertake a wide range of research and development activities.

 The director said that the multidisciplinary nature of the activities undertaken created a truly conducive scientific environment in the complex.

He told NAN that the complex was developing capacity research and development on how to produce solar cell. (NAN)[eap_ad_3]