Science & Technology

Up-to-date coverage of developments in the fields of technology, computing, research and production in Iran, as it continues to progress in scientific endeavours.

Iran to Launch Satellite

Iran to Launch Satellite This Year

Head of Iranian Space Organization Mohsen Bahrami said that the country would launch at least one satellite in the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2016).
General Gholam Reza Jalali

Commander Warns of Cyber Sanctions against Iran

Head of Iran’s Civil Defence Organization Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali raised the alarm about possible sanctions against the country in cyberspace, calling for plans to develop domestic data networks in order to reduce dependence on foreign systems.

The First Cyber Shots of a New Cyber War?

After a cyber-attack on an Iranian official website, allegedly launched by a Saudi hacking team, Iranian cyber activists hacked a couple of Saudi websites...

Iranian Machine for Treatment of Malignant Tumours Completing Final Tests

Navid Nejatbakhsh, the chair of an Iranian knowledge-based company, announced that an Iranian radiotherapy or linear accelerator (LINAC) machine to treat malignant tumours is going to be released within three months.

Rosatom: Tehran, Moscow to Redesign Fordow Facility for Isotope Production

Russian state nuclear energy corporation Rosatom announced that Tehran and Moscow have agreed to convert Fordow nuclear facility into a research center for producing heavy isotopes.

Iran to Hold Cyber War Games in Coming Months: Official

Head of Iran’s Civil Defence Organization Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali said that the country plans to stage specialized war games in the coming months to increase its cyber defence capabilities.

Iranian-Made Haemodialysis Machine Ready to Be Released

Ali Taheri, the head of electronics and software department at Arya Teb Firouz Medical Equipment Company, announced that Iran has joined the eight countries in the world that can mass-produce hemodialysis machines.

Iran Climbs World Nanotech Ranking to 6th, Exceeding Japan

Saeid Sarkar announced that the country’s scientific ranking has improved this year to 6th, overtaking Japan, and now places Iran behind China, the US, India, S Korea and Germany.

Iran’s Knowledge-Based Products Exports Hit $85m in Two Years

Exports of Iran’s knowledge-based products totalled $85m over the last two years, said Iranian Deputy Minister of Science Vahid Ahmadi.

Preparations Being Made for Foreign Companies to Open R&D Offices in Iran

Vahid Ahmadi, a Deputy Minister of Science, Research, and Technology, announced that Iran is trying to pave the way for other countries to increase...

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