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Iranian humanoid robot ‘Surena Mini’ unveiled

Iranian humanoid robot ‘Surena Mini’ unveiled

TEHRAN, Apr. 24 (Press Shia Agency) – Two major knowledge-based products including a humanoid robot dubbed ‘Surena Mini’ and a small animal imaging device have been unveiled today at the 5th laboratory equipment & chemicals exhibition (Iran Lab 2017).Iranian humanoid robot ‘Surena Mini’ and an imaging device for small animals were among the knowledge-based productions that...

Iran holds highest production growth of top scientific papers

Iran holds highest production growth of top scientific papers

TEHRAN, Apr. 23 (Press Shia) – Iran has ranked first among 25 other countries with the highest production number of scientific papers in the top one percent of the world in 2016, ISC head Dehghani said Sunday.Head of Islamic World Science Citation Center (ISC) Mohammad Javad Dehghani said the production growth of Iran’s scientific papers in the top one percent of the world has reached 41% in...

Nano threads with cooling properties developed

Nano threads with cooling properties developed

TEHRAN, Apr. 18 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian researchers at a knowledge-based company have produced a type of special thread via nanotechnology that can be used in clothing to help bodies cool themselves.Azadeh Bashari, the project manager, told Mehr News that the production of this special type of nano thread has reached the industrial stage. She maintained that the nano fabrics have...

Iranian knowledge-based firms to attend Afghan Plast Expo.

Iranian knowledge-based firms to attend Afghan Plast Expo.

TEHRAN, Apr. 17 (Press Shia) – The first international plastic industry exhibition of Afghanistan (Afghan Plast) will be held in Kabul on May 2-5 with presence of Iranian knowledge-based companies.In the same line, Iranian Vice-Presidency for Science and Technology will support will support knowledge-based companies wager to take part at the international exposition. As such, the body has...

British ADS to provide IWCF classes for NIDC

British ADS to provide IWCF classes for NIDC

TEHRAN, Apr. 13 (Press Shia Agency) – National Iranian Drilling Company (NIDC) has signed a deal with Aberdeen Drilling School (ADS) to receive IWCF training courses for the staff. The deal was signed by Mr. Mohammdreza Takayedi, Deputy Director of the NIDC, and Mr. James David Sutherland, the School's Director. Takayedi, who is the head of Training and Human Resource Recruitment Office of the...

Iranian universities among top 10 in PE

Iranian universities among top 10 in PE

TEHRAN, Apr. 13 (Press Shia) – Three Iranian universities are among the top ten best universities in the fields of Petroleum Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, and Materials Science and Composites.The latest ranking of the Center for World University Rankings 2017 shows the University of Tehran as the 4th university of the world in the field of Petroleum Engineering. Also the Iranian...

Indonesia after nanotech coop. with Iran

Indonesia after nanotech coop. with Iran

TEHRAN, Apr. 12 (Press Shia) – Indonesian industry minister has voiced his country’s willingness to develop cooperation with Iran over transfer of nanotechnology to Indonesian industries.Secretary-General of the Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council (INIC) Saeed Sarkar, heading an Iranian delegation, met with Industry Minister of Indonesia Airlangga Hartarto in Jakarta where the two sides...

Researchers use nanotech. in photodynamic therapy for cancer

Researchers use nanotech. in photodynamic therapy for cancer

TEHRAN, Apr. 12 (Press Shia) – Iranian Researchers at Arak University have produced a type of nanocomposite hydrogel with self-healing properties that can be used in photodynamic therapy for cancer.Chitosan is a natural polymer with excellent biocompatibility, but poor mechanical properties. Dr. Alireza Karimi, the project manager, said the present study was an attempt to produce hydrogels with...

Iran permanent secretariat of Intl. Nano Olympiad

Iran permanent secretariat of Intl. Nano Olympiad

TEHRAN, Apr. 10 (Press Shia) – Under a recent internatioanl MoU, Iran has been assigned as the permanent secretariat of Internatioanl Nano Olympiad (INO) and will be responsible for keeping the Olympiad under surveillance in the involved countries. According to Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council (INIC), on the sideline of Asia Nano Forum (ANF) meeting, an International MoU was signed over...

Iran’s MRL team comes 1st at RoboCup IranOpen 201​7

Iran’s MRL team comes 1st at RoboCup IranOpen 201​7

TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (Press Shia) – The Iranian MRL team from Qazvin Islamic Azad University won the championship title by obtaining six top places at the 12th RoboCup Iran Open competitions. The 12th RoboCup Iran Open competitions, known as RoboCup IranOpen 201​7, were held at Tehran International Fair on April ​​5-​​7, 201​​7 with participation of various teams from 14 countries....