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Tehran, Budapest to launch tech. coop. in agro sector

Tehran, Budapest to launch tech. coop. in agro sector

TEHRAN, Mar. 18 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s VP for science and technology said numerous venues existed for cooperation with Hungary in a variety of sectors including agriculture.Speaking at a meeting with President of National Research, Development and Innovation Office of Hungary József Pálinkás, Iran’s Vice-President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari pointed to existence of...

Researchers produce anticancer drug with active ingredient

Researchers produce anticancer drug with active ingredient

TEHRAN, Mar. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian researchers have succeeded in laboratory synthesis, optimization of the synthesis at higher scale and production of anti-cancer drugs with active ingredient at an industrial scale.Dr. Khashayar Karimian, the project executive who holds the second place for innovation at the 30th International Khwarizmi Award, told Mehr News that the ‘Synthesis of...

Iran, Italy to hold scientific coop. meeting

Iran, Italy to hold scientific coop. meeting

TEHRAN, Mar. 07 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran and Italy will organize the first ever meeting on joint scientific, technological and innovative cooperation in mid-April, deputy head of research at Science Ministry said on Tuesday.According to Vahid Ahmadi, the meeting aims at providing new opportunities for universities, educational institutions, research centers, Technology and knowledge-based...

Saipa auto manufacturer unveils new car

Saipa auto manufacturer unveils new car

TEHRAN, Mar. 06 (Press Shia) – Iran’s Saipa auto manufacturer unveiled new product called 'Quick' on Monday.Saipa, one of the two largest Iranian auto manufacturers, held the ceremony in the presence of Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani, Minister of Industry, Mines, and Trade Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh and family of martyred Defender of Holy Shrines Asadollah...

ISC, Malaysian top universities sign MoUs

ISC, Malaysian top universities sign MoUs

TEHRAN, Mar. 05 (Press Shia) – Iran's Islamic World Science Citation Center (ISC) has signed three MoUs with top-tier Malaysian universities to facilitate interactions and further its international reach.The three memoranda of understanding were signed with University of Technology of Malaysia (UTM), MARA University of Technology (UiTMM), and University of Science (USM). Universiti...

Iran could supply turbines for Crimean power plants

Iran could supply turbines for Crimean power plants

MOSCOW, Feb. 26 (Press Shia) – Russia is going to sign a contract with Iran to supply turbines for thermal power plants in Crimea, the CEO of state corporation Rostec, Sergei Chemezov, said.During a media briefing in Abu Dhabi, Chemezov announced that Russia plans to sign a contract with Iran for the supply of turbines for thermal power stations in Crimea. According to him, negotiations with...

2nd Intl. Mycobacteriology Congress opens in Isfahan

2nd Intl. Mycobacteriology Congress opens in Isfahan

TEHRAN, Feb. 25 (Press Shia) – The second Asian-African Society of Mycobacteriology (AASM) with participation of 120 international scientific figures has kicked off Sat. in Isfahan by Chairman of the society Ali Akbar Velayati.The Congress brings together about 120 international scientific figures from 42 Asian, European and African countries as well 130 Iranian guests for a four-day event that...

Iran to host 2018 IASP World Conference

Iran to host 2018 IASP World Conference

TEHRAN, Feb. 22 (Press Shia Agency) – The historical city of Isfahan will host the 35th International Association of Science Parks (IASP) World Conference in 2018.Deputy Minister of Research and Technology Vahid Ahmadi made the announcement on Wed., adding “given the considerable development of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the field of knowledge-based activities, Iran’s bid for...

Iran soon to debut restaurants run by robots

Iran soon to debut restaurants run by robots

TEHRAN, Feb. 20 (Press Shia Agency) – The first robotic complex in Iran housing a number of domestically-built intelligent waiter robots capable of interacting with humans is set for launch in the near future.Esmaeil Mehrabi, a Robotics graduate from Amirkabir University of technology, told Mehr News that his team started working on a national and technologic project on building waiter robots...

New species of rose discovered

New species of rose discovered

SEMNAN, Feb. 19 (Press Shia) – Botanists in Plant Ecology Department of Damghan University have discovered a new species of rose.The new species is endemic to rocky precipices of the no-hunting areas of Sarband Dibaj in north of Damghan. The new rose was named Damghan Beautiful Wood, out of respect for the eponymous city. It grows up 2-4 centimeters in height and has downy carpels and...