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Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council offers various supports to active researchers in different fields of nanotechnology to encourage the Iranian scientists for more work in this field.

INIC Funds 1442 Nanotech Researchers in Iran

Iran | Posted on February 2nd, 2010

Accordingly, INIC has given financial aid to 1442 persons committed to science and research activities concerning nanotechnology since March 2004.

Researchers whose master degree/doctoral dissertations are related to nanotechnology or publish scientific papers in ISI indexed journals or give presentations in international nano-related conferences are competent to receive the funds.

Another supporting policy, which has been approved recently, entails funding Iranian patents that are filed in European countries and the US.

According the speakers of the Council, regarding the considerable amount of fundamental nano-related researches that have been conducted so far, INIC's strategic supporting plans target on commercialization.

All these supports/encouragements, worth $12 mln up to now, have motivated a generation of young scientists to research and turn into nano science and technology.

INIC aims to offer supporting programs regarding Iranian students outside the country which will be fully announced (including all details and required forms) via the English version of INIC website.

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About Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council (INIC)
Iran has recognized the significance of nanotechnology like other pioneering countries and started its activities in line with development of the technology. In this regard and as first step, a Study Committee for Nanotechnology in Iran began its activities in 2001 and finally Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council (INIC) was established in the country in 2003.

The INIC is tasked with determining the general policies for the development of nanotechnology in the country and pursuing the case with implementation of the policies.

Iran’s success in achieving a proper place among 15 countries which are advanced in nanotechnology and making attempt to promote the position in a bid to develop Iran’s economy are the main missions of the INIC.

Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council is seeking to pave the ground for activity of the private sector and production of wealth within the society through adopting outlook, providing facilities, creating market and removing the existing problems.

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