Iran's Scientific Progress



  • لیزر 2017-08-16 22:23

    Iran inaugurates 1st laser innovation center

    TEHRAN, Aug. 16 (MNA) – The country’s first laser innovation center was inaugurated Tue. in Tehran in the presence of VP for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari and AEOI head Ali Akbar Salehi.

  • nano 2017-08-12 12:29

    NTSC to legislate 38 more nanotech standards in 2017

    TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) – The Nanotechnology Technical Standards Committee (NTSC), as the corresponding committee of ISOTC/229 in the country, has legislated 62 national standards in the field of nanotechnology. This committee has scheduled to compile 38 national standards in 2017.

  • mustafa prize 2017-08-10 14:17

    Over 5k students submitted works to Noor Student Competition

    TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) – The deadline for submissions of scientific works and videos to the 2017 Noor Student Competition; Recognition of Prof. Jackie Ying has ended. Over 5000 students has participated in this competition by production and sending about 2000 short film.

  • irannano2017 2017-08-09 11:59

    Iran to hold 10th intl. Nano Festival in Oct.

    TEHRAN, Aug. 09 (MNA) – Iran will be hosting the 10th International Nanotechnology Festival (IranNano 2017), as 20the second largest nanotechnology exhibition in Asia, in early October 2017.

  • zeolite conf 2017-08-06 10:00

    Iran to host 4th Intl. Zeolite Conf.

    TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) – The 4th Iran International Zeolite Conference will be held as a two-days event at Golpayegan University in Golpayegan, west of Isfahan.

  • nano 2017-08-05 10:53

    Iran ranks 22 in nanotech patent publication

    TEHRAN, Aug. 05 (MNA) – In the first six months of 2017, more than 5500 applications have been recorded by the US Patent Office (USPO) for the nanotechnology-related patents, with US, Korea, Japan and Taiwan as the largest contributors and Iran ranking 22nd.

  • prize 2017-08-03 17:05

    2nd Mustafa Scientific Prize decides on nominees

    TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) – The Seventh meeting of policy-making council of the Mustafa Scientific Prize aimed at finalizing the selection of second round laureates was held on August 1, 2017, in Tehran.

  • مسابقات بین المللی ربوکاپ آزاد ایران 2017-07-31 11:43

    RoboCup 2017 wraps up with 16 titles for Iranian teams

    TEHRAN, Jul. 31 (MNA) – Iranian teams managed to scoop 16 titles in the biggest and most reputable robotic competitions in the world held this year in Japan’s Nagoya from 27 to 31 July.

  • fuel cell 2017-07-29 13:50

    Bacterial cellulose used in production of cost-effective fuel cells

    TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) – Researchers at Babol Noshirvani University of Technology have made microbial fuel cells with the aim to develop the new clean energy sources, INIC reports.

  • المپیاد فیزیک 2017-07-26 13:07

    Iranian physicists grab 5 medals at IPhO 2017

    TEHRAN, Jul. 26 (MNA) – Young Iranian physicists have won two gold and three silver medals in the 48th round of International Physics Olympiad (IPhO 2017) held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

  • آزمایشگاه 2017-07-25 15:57

    Iran opens medical R&D center in China

    TEHRAN, Jul. 25 (MNA) – An Iran-China joint Center for Research and Development of Medical Engineering Technologies has been inaugurated in China on Tuesday.

  • nano 2017-07-25 13:06

    Researchers optimize carbon nanotubes inspired by leopard skin

    TEHRAN, Jul. 25 (MNA) – Iranian researchers from Kashan University in close collaboration with scholars from Deakin University of Australia successfully developed the application range of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) through the inspiration from leopard skin, INIC reports.

  • قرص 2017-07-19 13:55

    Iran ranks 4th in region in biotech drug production

    TEHRAN, Jul. 19 (MNA) – Iran currently owns 20 out of 146 biotech drugs currently available in the global market, including four monoclonal antibody medicines and 16 recombinant drugs.

  • فولاد 2017-07-19 08:15

    Iranian experts indigenize iron ore direct reduction method

    TEHRAN, Jul. 19 (MNA) – Design and installation of the first direct steel recovery unit and production line was indigenously carried out by Iranian experts.

  • حسین سالار آملی 2017-07-18 13:24

    Tehran to host Germany Science Day in Oct.

    TEHRAN, Jul. 18 (MNA) – The first session of Iran-Germany Science Day will take place at University of Science and Technology in Tehran in October, Deputy science minister said Tuesday.

  • نشست همکاری های علمی و دانشگاهی ایران واتحادیه اروپا 2017-07-03 19:11

    EU innovation chief:

    Cooperation with Iranian researchers EU’s top priority

    TEHRAN, Jul. 03 (MNA) – The European Union has stressed new plans for developing innovation and technological cooperation with Iran, Director of DG Research and Innovation at the European Commission said Monday.

  • اتحادیه اروپا 2017-07-02 11:37

    Largest EU scientific delegation due in Tehran

    TEHRAN, Jul. 02 (MNA) – A 37-strong EU delegation comprising 16 scientific and technological figures and representatives from 21 European countries are slated to arrive in Tehran Sun. for a three-day visit.

  • ICT 2017-06-25 22:30

    Iran ICT development index improves one spot

    TEHRAN, Jun. 25 (MNA) – Iran’s ICT Development Index reported by ITU for 2016 shows one spot improvement compared with last year, ranking the country as 89th.

  • میکروب 2017-06-20 11:22

    Tehran to host 18th intl. congress of microbiology

    TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) – The 18th edition of International Congress of Microbiology with participation of top microbiology professors from around the world will be held in Tehran University of Medical Sciences late August.

  • رامین گلستانیان 2017-06-06 11:52

    Iranian physicist wins 2017 EPJE Pierre-Gilles de Gennes Lecture Prize

    TEHRAN, Jun. 06 (MNA) – Iranian physicist Ramin Golestanian has been honored with the 2017 EPJE Pierre-Gilles de Gennes Lecture Prize for outstanding contributions to the field of active matter.

  • نیروگاه خورشیدی 2017-06-04 13:17

    Iranian firm to build 10MW solar power plant

    TEHRAN, Jun. 04 (MNA) – A team of Iranian researchers at a knowledge-based company for the very first time is working on design and construction of a 10MW solar plant in the country.

  • قرص و دارو 2017-05-29 15:49

    Iran leading biotech drugs producer in region

    TEHRAN, May 29 (MNA) – Iran is the leading county in producing biotechnology drugs across the region, secretary of biotech development headquarters said Monday.

  • جراحی ارتوپدی با هیپنوتیزم 2017-05-28 11:57

    Hypnosis used successfully in orthopedic surgery in Mashhad

    TEHRAN, May 28 (MNA) – Hypnotic method was used successfully at Imam Reza Hospital in Mashhad in performing an orthopedic hand-surgery on a 32-year-old man for removing metal plates and screws.

  • hair loss 2017-05-22 12:19

    Researchers use stems cells in hair loss treatment

    TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) – Iranian researchers at Royan Institute have taken a decisive step toward treatment of hair loss by conducting studies on stem cells and their effect on hair growth.

  • وحید احمدی 2017-05-20 20:02

    Iran to continue active participation in SESAME project

    TEHRAN, May 20 (MNA) – Deputy Minister of Science said Sat. that Iran has been very active in SESAME’s Synchrotron-light project for science application research in the Middle East and will continue its participation in the future.

  • نمایشگاه فناوری 2017-05-20 11:10

    Tehran to hold 6th INOTEX

    TEHRAN, May 20 (MNA) – The 6th International Innovation and Technology Exhibition (INOTEX2017) will kick off in Tehran on Tuesday with participation of Iranian startups and over 40 foreign technology firms.

  • افتتاح نمایشگاه تجهیزات و مواد آزمایشگاهی ساخت ایران 2017-04-29 15:54

    Iran to hold intl. nanotech. conf. in May

    TEHRAN, Apr. 29 (MNA) – The Inter-Islamic Network of Nanotechnology (INN) will be hosting a conference and workshop on “Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine” in Alborz province, Iran.

  • افتتاح نمایشگاه تجهیزات و مواد آزمایشگاهی ساخت ایران 2017-04-24 23:52

    By: Maryam Kamyab

    Tehran hosts 5th IranLabExpo 2017

    TEHRAN, Apr. 24 (MNA) – The Iranian capital Tehran is hosting a four-day exhibition that has put on display a wide array of laboratory equipment and chemicals, all made in Iran. The event tries to show the country’s scientific progress based on Resistance Economy.

  • surena mini 2017-04-24 12:47

    Iranian humanoid robot ‘Surena Mini’ unveiled

    TEHRAN, Apr. 24 (MNA) – Two major knowledge-based products including a humanoid robot dubbed ‘Surena Mini’ and a small animal imaging device have been unveiled today at the 5th laboratory equipment & chemicals exhibition (Iran Lab 2017).

  • تولید علم 2017-04-23 20:36

    Iran holds highest production growth of top scientific papers

    TEHRAN, Apr. 23 (MNA) – Iran has ranked first among 25 other countries with the highest production number of scientific papers in the top one percent of the world in 2016, ISC head Dehghani said Sunday.