Due to the efforts of Iranian scientists, doctors, engineers and researchers, Iran has advanced tremendously in the fields of stem cell research, medicine, nanotechnology, biotechnology and aerospace engineering."
“Iran started focusing on science and technology in the 1980s. Today, we have over 30,000 scientific publications in international journals. Our university students are denied the proper laboratory equipment, testing facilities and books because of US sanctions. However, with hard work and knowledge we have become stronger and made great achievements in science and technology,” he added.