Biotech Progress

Biotech Progress  Biotech Progress

Iran ranks third in Asia in terms of biotechnological development and 14th globally in publishing scientific articles in the field, said Dr. Mostafa Qanei, secretary of the Biotechnology Development Committee of the office of Vice President for Science and Technology. “At present, Russia is a destination for Iranian exports of biotechnology products,” he said, IRNA reported. There are 400 knowledge-based companies in the field of biotechnology in the country. Biotechnology is a pillar of scientific, economic, and social development across the world, and advancement in the field are considered as major development indicators. Over 15,000 scientists and researchers are involved in this field in Iran.