2010: Office of Vice President for Science and Technology firmly established with (a) 16 affiliated technology councils and (b) Center for Technology Cooperation focused on international cooperation.
2010: Law on Support of Knowledge-Based Companies
2011: National Plan for Education and Science
2011: Establishment of Innovation and Prosperity Fund
2011: Statute of National Science Foundation
2011: National Plan for Cognitive Science and Technology
2011: Law on Improvement of Business Environment
2013: National Plan for Aerospace Industry
2013: National Plan for Medicinal Plants and Traditional Medicine
2014: National Plan for Resilient Economy
2014: National Plan for Stem Cell Science and Technology
2015: National Plan for Renewable Energy
2015: National Policies for Science and Technology
2015: National Plan for Science and Technology Diplomacy
2016: National Policy on International Technology Contracts (local content requirements)
Sources: Abdol S. Soofi and Mehdi Goodarzi (editors), The Development of Science and Technology in Iran, Palgrave Macmillan, New York, N.Y., 2017, p. 22; United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy Review, Iran, Geneva, 2016.
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