The Nanotechnology Policy Studies Committee (http://www.tco.gov.ir/nano/) 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.
The research division of AEOI (http://www.aeoi.org.ir/) 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.