May 18, 2019, 2:35 PM
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Iranian scholars produce 60,000 documents

Tehran, May 18, IRNA – Iranian scientists produced 60,412 scientific documents in 2018, according to the office to implement the strategy of comprehensive scientific plan of Iran.

According to the report, SCOPUS websites wrote that the number of Iranian articles had reached from 842 in 1996 to 60,412 in 2018.

It also shows that the scientific ranking of Iran has reached from 52 in 1996 to 16 in 2018.

It has been announced that 4046 knowledge-based companies were active in January 2019. In the previous Iranian year (starting on March 20, 2018), these companies registered about 140 million dollars domestic and 428 million dollars external revenues.

According to the report, since the Islamic Revolution in 1979, the number of universities and research centers has increased more than 12-fold, the number of university students more than 20-fold, the number of master's degree and PhD students more than 5-fold, and the number of faculty members more than 15-fold.

It also said that in 2012 the research budget of Iran was 0.69% of the whole budget, which increased to 0.83% in 2017.


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