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Nanotechnology Policy Studies Committee, Technology Cooperation Office

The Nanotechnology Policy Studies Committee ( has been established to study the different aspects of this technology, its applications, and its impacts on other technologies.

To formulate the country’s macro infrastructure, it is necessary to have a survey of the following:

  • applications and impacts of nanotechnology,

  • potential of different countries in nanotechnology,

  • necessary infrastructures such as national laboratories, educational programs, and scientific networks, and

  • the potential in the universities and research centers as a basis for allocating research activities to them.

Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI)

The research division of AEOI ( consists of several research centers as follows:

  • Nuclear Fusion Research Center,

  • Gamma Irradiation Center,

  • Center for Renewable Energy Development,

  • Nuclear Research Center for Agriculture and Medicine,

  • Information and Data Processing Center,

  • Reactor Research and Operation Department,

  • Research Center for Lasers and Their Applications,

  • Yazd Radiation Processing Center,

  • Bonab Research Center, and

  • Nuclear Fuel Production Division.

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