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.

Fire-Resistant Fabric Developed in Iran Using Nanotechnology

Iranian researchers have used nanotechnology to develop fire-proof fabric which is slow to burn and, hence, can stem the spread of flames.

Iran, South Korea Discuss Commercialising Nanotechnology Products

Iranian nanotechnology firms held their first meeting with South Korean companies this week in a bid to explore grounds for cooperation and commercialisation of products.

Iran Outranks Israel in Scientific Output

Figures released by a prestigious scientific centre suggest that Iran’s rank in Asia has been improved to the sixth position in terms of scientific output over the past 20 years.

Five Iranian Pharmaceuticals Registered in Europe

At least five drugs produced by Iranian knowledge-based companies have been registered in Europe, said Iran’s Vice-President for Science and Technology.

IT, Telecoms Exhibition Opens on Iran’s Kish Island

A major communications and information technology exhibition has kicked off on Kish Island in southern Iran on Monday, April 23.

Iran President Vows Not to Restrict Social Media

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says removing the monopoly of foreign messaging apps by reinforcing domestic ones does not mean other social networks must be restricted.

Iran to Build Special District for Stem Cell Research

Iran is planning to establish a district to conduct research and offer services in the field of stem cells and infrastructural medicine.

Iran Develops Apparatus to Rehabilitate Autistic Children

An Iranian researcher has developed a new rehabilitation apparatus used to coordinate the five senses in autistic children.

Iranian Airport Using Information Bot to Offer Special Services

An information bot has been developed to offer special services to the passengers at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport, a senior official announced.

Iran Offering Incentives to Promote Domestic Production of Biopharmaceuticals

The Iranian government has adopted supportive measures to help promote indigenous production of biopharmaceuticals as part of a macro policy to enable knowledge-based companies to meet the country’s domestic needs.