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$500m Exports of Knowledge-Based Products in 3 Yrs

Iranian Minister of Science, Research and Technology Mohammad Farhadi said the country has exported more than $500 million worth of knowledge-based products over the past three years. Speaking to reporters in Tehran on Monday on the sidelines of the 5th Laboratory Equipment and Chemicals Exhibition (Iran Lab 2017), Farhadi said over 10,000 products have been […]

Iran Ranks 69th in Human Development Index

By John Lee. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has ranked Iran in 69th place  out of 158 countries in its latest annual Human Development Report (HDR), entitled ‘Human Development for Everyone’. The full report is available here. (Source: UNDP)

Indonesia calls for Closer Scientific Cooperation with Iran

Indonesia’s coordinating economic minister expressed his country’s willingness to boost cooperation with the Islamic Republic of Iran in diverse fields, science, and technology in particular. Speaking at a meeting with Iranian Vice-President for Science and Technology Affairs Sorena Sattari in Tehran on Tuesday, Darmin Nasution said his visit to Iran is in line with efforts […]

New Career Opportunities in Iran

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new jobs in Iran: Communications Officer, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Invitation to tender-protection, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Leiter für das Vorhaben Klimaschutzprogramm, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) (Source: UN) (Picture credit: Amir1140)

Germany Supports Transfer of New Technologies to Iran

A German deputy foreign minister has given an assurance that the government would support the process of transfer of new technologies to Iran through private sector investment. German companies in diverse industrial fields are eager to invest in Iran on the basis of transferring new technologies, and the Berlin government backs this process, State Secretary […]

Iran Launches First Oceangoing Research Vessel

Iran’s first domestically-made oceangoing research vessel was launched in the southern port city of Bandar Abbas on Saturday. It came into service after a ceremony in Bandar Abbas on Saturday morning attended by Rear Admiral Amir Rastegari, managing director of Iran Defense Ministry’s Marine Industries Organization. With a length of 50 meters, a beam of […]

Mashhad Becomes 2017 Capital of Islamic Culture

The holy city of Mashhad in northeastern Iran was officially named the capital of the Islamic culture in 2017 for the Asia region by the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO). Mashad was officially awarded the title in a ceremony held in the city on Tuesday, attended by a large number of high-ranking Iranian […]

Obama Administration allows Americans to Train Iranians

By Julian Pecquet for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. The Barack Obama administration is allowing US experts to train their Iranian counterparts in a final effort to build bonds between the two countries before Donald Trump takes over as president. The Treasury Department unveiled […]

Iran, Russia sign Training MoU

The head of the Iranian Technical and Vocational Training Organization (ITVTO) and the CEO of Worldskills Russian Union have signed a memorandum of understanding to train skilled and semi-skilled workers in technical and vocational fields. Mehr News Agency reports that Iranian Deputy Minister of Cooperatives, Labor, and Social Welfare Mohammad Amin Sazegarnejad, who also heads […]