EghtesadOnline: Iran has been placed 6th in the latest world ranking for nanoscience production, the founder of the Islamic World Science Citation Database (ISC) said on Saturday.
According to Jafar Mehrdad, the statistics on nanoscience and nanotechnology for both global and regional rankings were published December 2016. The figures include the number of nanotechnology articles published in indexed journals as announced by Thomson Reuters.
“The number of papers Iran published on nanotechnology was 6,697 in 2015. It reached 70,045 by November 2016,” Mehr News Agency quoted him as saying.
The latest ranking in nanoscience production places Iran after China, US, India, South Korea, and German, respectively.
Iran beat Japan, France and UK in the ranking.