Iran's economic gains from nanotechnology up by 20 times
Tehran, July 31, IRNA - Iranian Vice-President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari said here on Sunday that Iran's economic gains from nano technologies has increased by 20 times in the past four years
Sattari underscored that the Islamic Republic of Iran has entered from the scientific boom to economic one in the fields of nano technologies.
Despite Iran's economic hardships, he said, the country's nanotechnology has witnessed an annual increase of 120 percent during the mentioned period.
Sattari reiterated that some 35 percent of total Iranian nano products have been exported and the rest has been sold in the domestic market during the past Iranian calendar year started March 20, 2016.
Sattari also underscored that $4.31-million-worth of Iranian nano products have been exported to more than 20 countries including Iraq, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Russia, South Korea and etc last year.
The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has alread reiterated that Iran should continue to make more progress in the field of nanotechnology and biotechnology thus setting up a role model of progress for other sectors.
The Supreme Leader considers that “accurate planning” and “stability in management” are among the factors that can contribute to continued progress in nanotechnology.