Science and Technology
Latest Science and Technology (Sci & Tech) News in Iran – 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.
President Raisi: Interaction with other countries must be aimed at transferring science and technology
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has said science and technology form the bedrock of any country’s clout.
Iranian VP unveils 10 maritime industrial products
Iran’s Vice President for Scientific and Technological Affairs Rouhollah Dehghani Firouzabadi has unveiled 10 Iranian-made maritime products at the Iran House of Innovation and technology, iHiT.
Iran says one million patients treated using domestically-made radiopharmaceuticals
The director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran says the country has reached international standards in the production of radiopharmaceuticals, adding around one million patients are being treated annually using these drugs.
Non-Iranian elites offering services in Iran to be granted rights enjoyed by citizens
Iran's government is set to grant the rights enjoyed by Iranian citizens to the elites from other nationalities who offer valuable services to the country, except for citizenship and offices forbidden under law to be held by foreigners.
Iranian production of nanotech items, equipment up six times
New figures show the production of items and equipment developed based on nanotechnology in Iran witnessed a six-fold rise in a period of nine years.
Iranian VP appoints caretaker for Intl. Center for Science and Technology Interactions
Iranian Vice President for Science, Technology and Knowledge-based Economy Ruhollah Dehghani Firouzabadi has appointed Amir-Hossein Mirabadi as caretaker of the Center for International Science and Technology Interactions.
Iranian scientists develop radiopharmaceutical for cancer treatment
Iranian scientists have developed a radiopharmaceutical for targeted treatment of neuroendocrine tumors, in another great step in the country’s efforts to use nuclear technology to promote medical science.
Iran and Russia to expand technological ties, send astronaut to space
Iran and Russia have signed an agreement to expand their cooperation in designing and making measuring and telecommunications satellites and to jointly develop related infrastructure.
Iran launches test tug into suborbital space
Iran has launched a space tug capable of shifting satellites between orbits.
Nuclear chief: Iran leading producer of radiopharmaceuticals in world
The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says the Islamic Republic has become one of the major producers of radiopharmaceuticals in the world despite relentless sanctions.
Iran to launch new satellite into orbit soon
Iran is ready to launch another satellite, dubbed Zafar 2, into orbit thanks to efforts by researchers at Iran’s University of Science and Technology that was the impetus behind construction of the satellite, the head of the university said.
Iran’s communications minister unveils details of ‘Child Internet’ plan
Iran’s Minister of Information and Communications Technology Issa Zarepour has unveiled details of a plan that will enable parents to control the access of their children to the Internet, known as “Child Internet.”
Iran to launch new satellite in near future
The head of Iran’s Crisis Control Organization says the country will launch its satellite dubbed “Ayat” (meaning “signs”) in the near future.
‘Iran to fire 500-kg satellites into orbit aboard domestic carriers in 4 years’
The head of Iran’s Space Organization says the country is working to bolster homegrown satellite carrier rockets and is estimated to be capable of launching satellites of up to 500 kilograms into orbit aboard domestically-developed carriers in four years.
Raisi: Elite workforce Iran’s main asset on path to lasting development
President Ebrahim Raisi praises the elite community for shining in different scientific Olympiads and raising Iran’s flag on the world stage, describing the elite workforce as the country’s main asset on the path toward lasting development.
IRGC commander says Iran exporting drones
The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Aerospace Force has said the country used to import everything such as barbed wire but it’s now exporting drones.
Iranian students outshine in world astronomy, astrophysics Olympiad
Iranian students have shown off their ingenuity by winning the first spot at the International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics 2022 (IOAA) among 250 prodigies from 45 countries.
Iran’s Mapna Company constructs power plant under harsh sanctions
The head of a leading industrial enterprise in Iran says it has constructed a power plant in Iran’s central city of Semnan which will add 10 thousand megawatts of electricity to the country’s power grid under unrelenting US-led embargos.
Iran Official: knowledge-based firms active in defense; private sector role significant
Iran’s vice president for science and technology says more than 700 private sector companies are now active in the field of defense in Iran and many others are ready to join in.
Iran says to test launch new satellite carrier in two weeks
Iran’s minister of information and communications technology says the country is, in two weeks, set to test launch a new carrier rocket capable of placing satellites weighing 100 kilograms into orbit.
President Raisi: Iran airspace industry to gather steam
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has hailed the launch of Iran-made Khayyam satellite into orbit as a major achievement in the country’s airspace section, saying his administration is planning on pushing the industry forward with more investment.
Iran says to build new versions of Khayyam satellite, fresh launching ahead
Iran’s minister of information and communications technology says the Islamic Republic will make new versions of the newly-launched Khayyam satellite in a joint collaboration with Russia.
Iran receives first telemetry data from newly-launched Khayyam satellite
Iran has received the first telemetry data sent from the Khayyam satellite, hours after the remote-sensing Iranian-made satellite was launched by a Russian rocket from a station operated by Moscow in Kazakhstan.
Why Khayyam satellite was launched
Questions revolve around Iran’s move to launch Khayyam satellite into orbit in a joint collaboration with Russia.
Iran’s Khayyam satellite launched
Iran’s Khayyam satellite was sent into orbit early on Tuesday from the Baikonur space station in Kazakhstan by Russian Soyuz satellite carrier.