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  • insurance 2019-01-31 00:22

    Labor ministry provides special insurance services for startups

    TEHRAN –Cooperatives, Labor, and Social Welfare Minister Mohammad Shariatmadari has said the ministry provides special insurance services for startups and innovative firms.

  • fintech in iran 2019-01-31 00:20

    Iranian fintechs reforming financial system: official

    TEHRAN – The financial technology (fintech) startups launched during the past two years have paved the way for reforming the country’s financial system, the head of management development department of the vice presidency for science and technology, said on Saturday.

  • آذری جهرمی در حالا خورشید 2019-01-30 17:16

    Space technology makes us more aware of environment: minister

    TEHRAN – Space technology helps us to have more knowledge about the environment, Information and Communication Technology Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said on Tuesday, IRNA reported.

  • دارو 2019-01-30 14:15

    Knowledge-based firms meet 97% of pharmaceutical needs: VP

    TEHRAN -- Iranian knowledge-based pharmaceutical companies almost meet 97 percent of the country’s medicine demands, the vice president for science and technology Sourena Sattari said on Tuesday, Mehr reported.

  • Tehran 2019-01-29 21:30

    Smart city, an approach for sustainable development of Tehran

    TEHRAN – In the past three decades, Tehran has improved in terms of urbanization and expansion of highways. Today, Tehran can be a better city with making its systems smart focusing on being a citizen-centric city.

  • startups 2019-01-27 21:37

    Starting a startup, a way for success in your own business

    TEHRAN – Founding a startup is a ray of hope for entrepreneurs to have their own businesses and to earn money. However, being successful in startup ecosystem has some secrets which enterprises can share with those who want to start their work.

  • technomart 2019-01-26 10:16

    IAU to hold technomart on agriculture and natural resources

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Azad University (IAU) will host the second technomart on agriculture and natural resources from February 2 to 4 at the IAU permanent fairground, ISNA reported on Wednesday.

  • space technology 2019-01-26 10:15

    National conference to explore space technology application

    TEHRAN – Iran University of Science and Technology will hold a national conference on space technology and its application from January 28 to 30, Mehr reported on Friday.

  • Iran’s ICT Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi (l) and his Iraqi counterpart Naim al-Rubaye   pose for a photo in an undated picture 2019-01-25 21:25

    Iran, Iraq discuss ICT cooperation

    TEHRAN -- Iran’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi and his Iraqi counterpart Naim al-Rubaye discussed further cooperation in the field of communication and information technology during a meeting in Tehran on Tuesday, IRNA reported.

  • children and internet 2019-01-25 21:23

    About 65% of Iranian children aged 3-5 have smart phones: official

    TEHRAN – Some 65 percent of children in Iran between 3-5 years of age have smart cellphone or tablets, said Khosro Saljouqi, the executive director of children’s internet plan of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), ILNA reported on Friday.

  • Islamic startups 2019-01-25 21:22

    Islamic startups and economic development

    TEHRAN – An estimated 1.6 billion Muslims around the world is a great market for cultural services and startups to create jobs and make money. Startups, as new business models which aim to meet market need, is now mingled with our everyday life.

  • biotechnology 2019-01-23 21:50

    Biotechnology can increase Iran’s export capacities: official

    TEHRAN – The use of biotechnology in industry can help increase added value and decrease related costs, which finally uplifts the country’s export capacities, the secretary of the biotechnology development council said, Tasnim reported on Monday.

  • e-mental health startup weekend 2019-01-23 21:49

    University of Tehran to hold e-mental health startup weekend

    TEHRAN – The University of Tehran will hold the first startup weekend on electronic mental health from February 20 to 22, IRNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Vice President for science and technology Sourena Sattari (r) pays visit to knowledge-based companies in Bushehr on Monday 2019-01-23 21:48

    Knowledge-based products introduced in Bushehr

    TEHRAN – A total of 13 technological and biotechnological products manufactured by the students and academics at the Persian Gulf University in Bushehr, southern Iran, were unveiled during a ceremony on Monday.

  • VC 2019-01-23 21:48

    ICT Ministry to support startups through VCs

    TEHRAN – The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Ministry plans to support startups through venture capitals instead of offering loans, said Hamidreza Ahmadian, an official with ICT Ministry, Mehr reported on Monday.

  • Tehraners breathe clean air during first month of autumn 2019-01-22 22:11

    ‘Startups can raise public awareness on air quality’

    TEHRAN – Startups can raise awareness of people about the importance of air quality, Reihaneh Vahidian, the assistant director of the Information Technology Organization of Iran, said.

  • start-up 2019-01-22 21:42

    By Setareh Behroozi

    Leave car keys on hook! Iranian startup helps you enjoy urban journeys

    Being a pedestrian in Tehran is not an easy job at all. You are surrounded by highways and that makes you feel helpless when you want to walk around the city or having a commuting trip. In a metropolis like Tehran it can be annoying not to use your personal vehicle for transportation. Either you do not know about the directions or about the bus and subway programs. But what if you want to be a responsible citizen and care about clean air? An Iranian startup has you covered.

  • Iranian satellite 2019-01-20 22:33

    1.2m euros spent to build Payam satellite: minister

    TEHRAN – Iran has spent 1.2 million euros for manufacturing Payam satellite over a period of ten years, the information and communication technology minister wrote on his Instagram account.

  • SMART IRRIGATION 2019-01-20 22:32

    Majlis to mull over smart agriculture

    TEHRAN – The Iranian parliament (Majlis) will discuss activities of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology in the field of smart agriculture and using IT in this industry.

  • Khorramshahr Port 2019-01-20 22:31

    ‘ISA supports space-based businesses in maritime industry’

    TEHRAN – The director of Iranian Space Agency (ISA) has said that the agency supports space-based businesses which empower the maritime industry.

  • iran-china nanotechnology 2019-01-20 20:46

    Chinese delegation seeks to boost ties with Iranian nanotech companies

    TEHRAN – A trade delegation from China held a meeting with four Iranian nanotech companies active in the field of polymer on Saturday, Mehr reported.

  • Sharif University of Technology President Mahmoud Fotouhi (R) and Swedish Ambassador to Tehran Helena Sangeland pose for a photo 2019-01-18 23:14

    Iran, Sweden to expand academic ties

    TEHRAN – Iran and Sweden signed an agreement to boost academic cooperation and expand relations between universities.

  • شهر هوشمند اینترنت اشیا 2019-01-18 23:07

    Digital transformation, knowledge economy realize smart city: officials

    TEHRAN – The importance of digital transformation and economic development in establishment of smart city was discussed during a meeting attended by officials on Tuesday, IRNA reported.

  • سورنا ستاری 2019-01-15 21:46

    Human resources main element for wealth creation: VP

    TEHRAN – Human resources is the most important element in the country which can create wealth, vice president for science and technology Sourena Sattari said during his speech at the 24th Razi Research Festival on Medical Science, which was held in Tehran on Sunday.

  • Payam satellite 2019-01-15 14:13

    Payam satellite fails to reach orbit

    TEHRAN- Iran launched homegrown Payam satellite early on Tuesday, however, the satellite's carrier rocket could not reach the "necessary speed" and so did not reach the orbit, the information and communication technology (ICT) minister told the state TV.

  • Sourena Sattari 2019-01-13 22:32

    Isfahan Health Science and Technology Park inaugurated

    TEHRAN – The Isfahan Health Science and Technology Park opened during a ceremony on Saturday, ISNA reported on Sunday.

  • 8th Amir Kabir International Robotic and Artificial Intelligence Contest (Autcup 2019) 2019-01-13 22:31

    Amir Kabir University of Technology to host Autcup 2019

    TEHRAN – Amir Kabir University of Technology will host the 8th Amir Kabir International Robotic and Artificial Intelligence Contest (Autcup 2019) with the cooperation of the International Federation of Robotics (FIRA) from March 1 to 4.

  • DOE not convinced to transfer water from Caspian Sea  2019-01-13 22:28

    DOE not convinced to transfer water from Caspian Sea 

    TEHRAN— Studies carried out so far has not yet convinced the Department of Environment (DOE) to transfer water from the Caspian Sea to central Iran, Parvin Farshchi, deputy director of the DOE for marine affairs has said. 

  • entrepreneurship 2019-01-13 22:11

    Iranian cities to host nanotech entrepreneurship events

    TEHRAN -- Iran Nanotechnology Innovation Council plans to hold Karno, a nanotechnology an entrepreneurship event, at three universities in the cities of Karaj, Tehran and Kerman in February.

  • A series of nanotechnology products on display at previous edition of Nano exhibition 2019-01-13 21:14

    Iran tops local share of nano-articles list in 2018

    TEHRAN – Iran ranks first in 2018 in terms of local share of nano-articles, which is the ratio of the nano-articles carried in a country to the total articles of that country, according to StatNano, a comprehensive statistical database portal.