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Population (2015) : 79,109,272 (People)

GDP (2014) : 415,338.5 (Million $)

For materialization of the twenty year vision of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the software movement and the improvement of level, quality and security of people’s life, in ten year horizon, the Islamic Republic of Iran will be a developed country in nanotechnology with:
 - Indigenous and advanced infrastructures and enjoying higher share of expert human resources
- Having effective and constructive internal and international interactions
- Generator of economic added value resulting from nanotechnology
- Enjoying competition capability in global level
INDICATORS
FUNDING & INVESTMENT
Time Quantity Unit Source Last Update Rank
Research & development expenditure
2008/01/01 2008/12/31 0.79 Percent 2013/07/01 36th
HUMAN CAPITAL
Time Quantity Unit Source Last Update Rank
Number of academic staff active in nano-science and technology
2017/03/22 2018/03/19 1,888 People 2017/06/07 -
Number of graduated Masters students researching in nano-science and technology
2001/03/22 2018/03/19 14,835 People 2017/06/07 -
Number of graduated PhD students researching in nano-science and technology
2001/03/22 2018/03/19 3,253 People 2017/06/07 -
Number of Masters students researching in nano-science and technology
2017/03/22 2018/03/19 2,867 People 2017/06/07 -
Number of PhD students researching in nano-science and technology
2017/03/22 2018/03/19 388 People 2017/06/07 -
Number of total researchers in nano-science and technology
2000/03/22 2018/03/19 34,400 People 2017/06/07 -
Population
2015/01/01 2015/12/31 79,109,272 People 2016/08/01 16th
Researchers in R&D (per million people)
2008/01/01 2008/12/31 751 People 2013/07/01 40th
SCIENCE
Time Quantity Unit Source Last Update Rank
Average citation per nano-article
2016/01/01 2016/12/31 1.36 citation per article 2017/04/01 30th
Five year average citation per nano-article
2016/01/01 2016/12/31 6.25 citation per article 2017/05/02 47th
Five year h-Index of nano-articles
2016/01/01 2016/12/31 83.00 -- 2017/04/18 18th
h-Index of nano-articles
2016/01/01 2016/12/31 25.00 -- 2017/04/01 3rd
ISI indexed articles
2016/01/01 2016/12/31 37,756 Article 2017/04/01 16th
ISI indexed nano-articles
2016/01/01 2016/12/31 8,339 Article 2017/06/01 6th
Local share in nanoscience
2016/01/01 2016/12/31 22.09 Percent 2017/04/01 3rd
National priority in nanoscience
2016/01/01 2016/12/31 2.40 -- 2017/04/01 3rd
Number of active universities and research institutes in nanotechnology
2017/03/22 2018/03/19 89 Center 2017/06/07 -
Number of nano-articles per GDP(ppp)
2015/01/01 2015/12/31 5.09 Article per billion $ 2016/08/01 2nd
Number of nano-articles per Million people
2015/01/01 2015/12/31 85.06 Article per million people 2016/08/01 23th
Share of international collaboration in nanoscience
2016/01/01 2016/12/31 17.39 Percent 2017/01/01 105th
Total number of citations to nano-articles
2016/01/01 2016/12/31 11,351 Citation 2017/04/01 6th
INNOVATION
Time Quantity Unit Source Last Update Rank
Nanotechnology patents in EPO
2016/01/01 2016/12/31 0 Patent 2017/01/10 -
Nanotechnology patents in EPO - (Old method)
2015/01/01 2015/12/31 0 Patent 2016/01/01 -
Nanotechnology patents in German patent office (DPMA)
2015/01/01 2015/12/31 0 Patent 2015/12/31 -
Nanotechnology patents in German patent office (DPMA) - (Old method)
2015/01/01 2015/12/31 0 Patent 2016/01/01 -
Nanotechnology patents in USPTO
2016/01/01 2016/12/31 10 Patent 2017/01/10 24th
Nanotechnology patents in USPTO - (Old method)
2015/01/01 2015/12/31 13 Patent 2016/01/01 29th
Nanotechnology published patent applications in EPO
2016/01/01 2016/12/31 0 Patent 2017/04/30 -
Nanotechnology published patent applications in EPO - (Old method)
2015/01/01 2015/12/31 0 Patent 2016/01/01 -
Nanotechnology published patent applications in German patent office (DPMA)
2015/01/01 2015/12/31 0 Patent 2015/12/31 -
Nanotechnology published patent applications in German patent office (DPMA) - (Old method)
2015/01/01 2015/12/31 0 Patent 2016/01/01 -
Nanotechnology published patent applications in USPTO
2016/01/01 2016/12/31 27 Patent 2017/04/30 23th
Nanotechnology published patent applications in USPTO - (Old method)
2015/01/01 2015/12/31 23 Patent 2016/01/01 30th
Ratio of nanotechnology patents to nano-articles
2016/01/01 2016/12/31 0.44 Patents per 100 articles 2017/01/10 53th
Sum of nanotechnology patents in USPTO and EPO
2016/01/01 2016/12/31 10 Patent 2017/01/10 31th
INDUSTRY
Time Quantity Unit Source Last Update Rank
GDP per Capita (ppp)
2014/01/01 2014/12/31 16,323 $ 2015/07/31 51th
Gross domestic product (GDP)
2014/01/01 2014/12/31 415,338.5 Million $ 2015/07/31 28th
Gross domestic product (ppp)
2015/01/01 2015/12/31 1,357,025.6 Million $ 2016/08/01 18th
PRODUCTS
  • 131 PRODUCTS
  • 82 TYPES
  • 69 COMPANIES
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NANOTECHNOLOGY STANDARDS
Name Organization Publish Year
Nanotechnologies – Standard Practice for Integrity testing of water filtration membrane systems (Nanofiltration and Reverse Osmosis) Institute of Standards and Industrial Research of Iran 2016
Measurement of particle size distribution of nanomaterials in suspension by Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis (NTA) Institute of Standards and Industrial Research of Iran 2016
Nanotechnologies—Characterization of volatile components in single-wall carbon nanotube samples using evolved gas analysis/gas chromatography-mass spectrometry Institute of Standards and Industrial Research of Iran 2015
Nanotechnologies – Characterization of nanoparticles in inhalation exposure chambers for inhalation toxicity testing Institute of Standards and Industrial Research of Iran 2015
Nanotechnology – Material specifications – Part 2-1: Single-wall carbon nanotubes – Blank detail specification Institute of Standards and Industrial Research of Iran 2015
Nanotechnologies – Determination of operating characteristics of reverse osmosis and nanofiltration devices _ Test methods Institute of Standards and Industrial Research of Iran 2015
Nanomaterials-Preparation of material safety data sheet (MSDS) Institute of Standards and Industrial Research of Iran 2015
Nanotechnology-Detection Leaks in Reverse Osmosis and Nanofiltration Devices-Test Methods Institute of Standards and Industrial Research of Iran 2015
Nanotechnologies – Vocabulary – Part 3: Carbon nano-objects Institute of Standards and Industrial Research of Iran 2015
Nanotechnologies -Occupational risk management applied to engineered nanomaterials Part 1: Principles and approaches Institute of Standards and Industrial Research of Iran 2015