Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Science and Technology in Iran

Iran becomes 1st Mideast state to indigenize cloud seeding radar tech

For the first time in the Middle East, Iranian scientists have successfully indigenized the advanced technology used in cloud seeding radars as part of efforts to address the issue of water scarcity in the country.

Raisi: Iran ready to share technological achievements with D-8 members

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi has said the country is ready to share its technological and knowledge-based achievements with members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation, D-8.

Iranian president orders local company to produce passenger planes

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has on Iran’s Aircraft Manufacturing Industries, HESA, to produce passenger planes.

Iran advancing in regenerative medicine, thanks to stem cells progress

Iran’s achievements in the field of stem cells has helped the country advance in a regenerative medicine, a branch of medicine dealing with the replacement of damaged cells.

Iranian company produces fire-delayer coating for buildings

It’s now possible to protect buildings with steel structures from fire with Iranian-made products. A knowledge-based company has succeeded in producing a coating for metal buildings that delays reaching a critical temperature. Mohammad Amir Karimi, CEO of Abtik Pooshesh Aria Knowledge-based Company, said the fire-resistant coating of this company has very good physical, mechanical and chemical properties.

Tehran exhibition showcases products of knowledge-based firms

A two-day exhibition showcasing the latest achievements and products of knowledge-based and creative companies has opened in the Iranian capital Tehran.

Sattari: Space technology huge market for knowledge-based firms

Iran's Vice President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari says the field of space technology has provided a huge market for knowledge-based companies.

Iran marks Natl. Space Technology Day

February 3 is celebrated as National Space Technology Day in Iran.

Iran unveils 30 new technological products

Iran has unveiled 30 domestically made technological and scientific products.

Iran stands 11th in WIPO rankings

Iran has stood 11th in the rankings of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 2021.

Iran unveils over 55 nano products

More than 50 Iranian nanotechnology products were unveiled during the opening ceremony of an exhibition in the Iranian capital of Tehran on Monday.

Some Iranian universities denied access to world scientific centers

Some Iranian universities’ access to the world’s scientific centers has been blocked due to their debts, said an official with the country’s Ministry of Science, Research and Technology.

Iran regains 430 gigabytes of lost Internet bandwidth

Iran’s minister of communications and information technology announced the return of the 430 gigabyte capacity of the country's Internet bandwidth, which had been lost some time ago.

Council: Iran ranks 4th in global nanotech rankings

Iran’s Nanotechnology Innovation Council says the country has ranked fourth in the global rankings in the field for the fourth year in a row.

Iran produces rapid test kits for Omicron Covid

An Iranian knowledge-based company says it has successfully produced rapid test kits for the Omicron variant of the Coronavirus with the accuracy rate of 92 percent.

Iran: No UNSC resolution bans Iran satellite launching

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says claiming that the recent launch of a satellite carrier by Tehran was in violation of UN Security Council Resolution 2231 is a pointless fallacy.

Iranian company selected as top exporter of year

The National Export Day of the solar year 1400 marked a good event for Iran’s technology and innovation ecosystem, and it was the selection of a knowledge-based company as the top exporter of the year.

Apple sues Israeli spyware company over iPhone hacking

Apple has filed a lawsuit against NSO Group, the Israeli spyware developer blacklisted by the United States, accusing the firm of targeting and surveilling Apple users.

Iran to produce 20mn doses of domestic Covid vaccine in months

Iran will have produced some 20 million doses of the Razi Cov Pars coronavirus vaccine by March 2022.

Officials claim Iran-backed hackers targeting critical US sectors

Federal agencies in the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia have claimed hackers linked to the Iranian government are behind an ongoing campaign targeting critical infrastructure, including hospitals in the US. Iran stresses the country is itself a victim of cyberattacks by the US and Israel.

Iran, Uzbekistan to forge closer trade, technological ties

Iran and Uzbekistan are to hold their second meeting on trade and technology in a bid to boost mutual interactions in those areas. Vice President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari is to travel to Uzbekistan on November 22 heading a trade-technology delegation in a bid to lay the groundwork for closer technological cooperation between the two sides.

Iran produces copper nanoparticle mask

A science-based Iranian company has produced anti-virus masks using copper nanoparticles.

VP: Iran-made electric cars to hit streets soon

Iran’s Vice President for Scientific Affairs Sorena Sattari says the country has produced electric cars that have been approved to receive registration plates.

Iranian Researchers Produce Genetically-Modified Goat as Large as Donkey

An Iranian breed of goat is larger than a donkey and cannot be found in any other place around the world.

Iranian inventors win 3 gold medals, silver at Zagreb International Exhibition

Iranian inventors have won three gold medals and a silver at the 2021 International Exhibition of Inventions in Zagreb, Croatia.

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