• Knowledge-based companies in full swing to tackle sanctions 2020-09-16 19:26

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Knowledge-based companies in full swing to tackle sanctions

    TEHRAN – Domestic knowledge-based companies are now flourished to the extent that 300 Iranian products have replaced the sanctioned foreign ones, helping the country to take steps toward a knowledge-based economy to reduce the impact of sanctions.

  • vaccine 2019-07-16 21:44

    25 new vaccines to be produced by March

    TEHRAN- Eight human vaccines and 17 livestock vaccines will be produced by the end of the current [Iranian calendar] year (March 19), announced the secretary of biotech development center (BioDC) at science and technology vice-presidency. 

  • prosthesis 2019-06-14 19:33

    Homegrown 3-D printed prostheses successfully used in surgeries

    TEHRAN- 3-D printed prostheses produced for jaw, face and skull by an Iranian knowledge-based company were used successfully in 100 surgeries, said the company’s production manager. 

  • epilepsy 2019-04-22 01:10

    8 new drugs for epilepsy go in production

    TEHRAN- For the very first time, eight new drugs with modified-release dosage forms were produced in the country, announced a knowledge-based company. 

  • linear particle accelerator 2019-02-28 12:08

    Very first linear particle accelerator made in Iran

    TEHRAN- Iran’s very first linear particle accelerator, a device mainly used for treatment of cancer patients, was produced by Behyaar Sanaat Sepahan, a knowledge-based company based in Isfahan, announced the company’s managing director.  

  • Moringa 2019-02-20 10:47

    A “superfood” medicinal plant industrialized  

    TEHRAN- Researchers at the National Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology successfully extracted peptides isolated from seeds of a tropical tree, Moringa.