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Iran ICT development index improves one spot

Iran ICT development index improves one spot

TEHRAN, Jun. 25 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s ICT Development Index reported by ITU for 2016 shows one spot improvement compared with last year, ranking the country as 89th.The ICT Development Index (IDI) is an index published by the United Nations International Telecommunication Union (ITU), which has been published annually since 2009. IDI is a composite index that...

Iranian scientist receives 2017 Young Scientists Award

Iranian scientist receives 2017 Young Scientists Award

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (Press Shia) – The International Coordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Program of UNESCO has named Amirhosein Mosavi as one recipient of the 2017 Young Scientists Awards.The MAB Program has been granting awards of up to $5,000 each since 1989 to encourage young researchers to undertake work on ecosystems, natural resources and biodiversity. This...

Iran, Armenia ink MoU for educational cooperation

Iran, Armenia ink MoU for educational cooperation

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (Press Shia) – Iran’s Industrial Management Institute (IMI) and Gladzor University of Armenia have signed an MoU in Tehran for expansion of training and consultation collaborations.The newly-sealed Memorandum of Understanding aims at strengthening and expanding cooperation in providing advanced and professional education as well as improving quality and quantity of various...

Tehran to host 18th intl. congress of microbiology

Tehran to host 18th intl. congress of microbiology

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (Press Shia Agency) – 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.The Iranian Congress of Microbiology brings infectious disease specialists together for presentation and discussion of research in the fields of clinical...

Russia starts production of equipment for Bushehr NPP

Russia starts production of equipment for Bushehr NPP

MOSCOW, Jun. 19 (Press Shia Agency) – Russia launched production of equipment necessary for the construction of new reactors at the Bushehr nuclear power plant in Iran, Sputnik reported on Monday. President of JSC NIAEP-holding Company of JSC Atomstroyexport (JSC ASE), the project's general contractor, Valery Limarenko made the annoucment on Monday, adding that a number of deals...

Iran voices readiness for tech exports to Africa

Iran voices readiness for tech exports to Africa

TEHRAN, Jun. 17 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Minister of Information and Communication Technology voiced Iran’s readiness to export technical and engineering services related to ICT to African countries.Iranian ICT Minister Mahmoud Vaezi who was in Geneva for a specialized meeting of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), held talks with a number of ministers from African countries...

Iran, India to step up ICT coop.

Iran, India to step up ICT coop.

TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (Press Shia) – Iranian and Indian ICT ministers have agreed to provide proper conditions for further expansion of bilateral cooperation on information and communication technology.Iranian ICT Minister Mahmoud Vaezi who is in Geneva for a specialized meeting of the International Telecommunication Union, held talks with his Indian counterpart Manoj Sinha on Thursday. During the...

Iran to attend INNOPROM-2017 in Russia

Iran to attend INNOPROM-2017 in Russia

TEHRAN, Jun. 11 (Press Shia) – Iranian knowledge-based firms have been encouraged by Iran’s export development and technology exchange corridor to take part in the International Industrial Trade Fair INNOPROM-2017 in Russia.Iranian knowledge-based companies with support from the Iran’s export development and technology exchange corridor will take part in the large-scale international...

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

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

TEHRAN, Jun. 06 (Press Shia) – 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.According to EPJ website, the European Physical Journal E – Soft Matter and BiologicalPhysics (EPJE) has awarded Iranian physicist Ramin Golestanian the 2017 EPJE Pierre-Gilles de...

Iranian firm to build 10MW solar power plant

Iranian firm to build 10MW solar power plant

TEHRAN, Jun. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – 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.Mohammad Sadegh Niknam, the project manager, said his team is working on completing the design and construction of a solar power plant with 10MW electricity connected to the national grid. “Under...