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Iran's Sharif University of Technology managed to earn a sum of $1.4mln by offering nanotech-related services, including cooperation in projects and assistance in different researches.

Iranian University Earns $1.4mln from Nano Products

Iran | Posted on November 15th, 2010

The University has so far tried to maintain a healthy job market to employ human resources specialized in the fields thereof. Thus far, some of these activities have led to patent applications.

"Sharif University of Technology has gained more than $1.4mln. On the other hand, the Roshd Center has managed to publish 8 national and 16 international scientific papers as well as two books, so far," Majid Forouzanmehr, public relations specialist with Hi-tech Roshd Center of Sharif University, told INIC in an interview at Iran Nano 2010 exhibit.

"To speak of the employing activities, I am glad to say that many job applicants including 4 Phd, 10 MSc holders and 31 undergraduates, have been employed at suitable wages," he added.

According to Forouzanmehr, some of the awards and honors won by nanotech-related research centers/institutes of Sharif University of Technology during recent years are as follows: the second rank in applied researches at Young Kharazmi competition 2008, the 'Nano Symbol' and the outstanding research manager of all science and technology parks and incubators of the country in 2009, and the title of Best Novel Technological Plan.

"Production of clothes and antibacterial band-aid from nanofibers, self-cleaning nano coatings, advanced polyolefinic compounds, together with vacuum CVD and PVD systems are of achievements by Roshd Centers at Sharif University of Technology," he added.

"Polymer scratch resistance testing system, conceptual design of Lab-on-A-Chip, scratch-resistant propylene homo and copolymers, and scratch-resistant nanocomposite of propylene are the inventions patented by our researchers and experts in the areas of nanotechnology," Forouzanmehr said.

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