Iran expresses readiness to build nanotechnology lab in Cuba
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 16
By Fatih Karimov – Trend
Iran is ready to build a nanotechnology laboratory in one of nanotechnology institutes in Cuba, Sorena Sattari, Iran’s vice-president for Science and Technology said.
Sattari made the remark during a meeting with Fidel Angel Castro Diaz-Balart, scientific adviser to the Cuban president, in Tehran, Mehr news agency reported Nov. 16.
Sattari further said that the Islamic Republic is also ready to gift Cuba with package including educational services related to operating the equipments at the aforementioned lab.
Tehran is ready to boost technological cooperation with Cuba in the field of vaccines and recombinant drugs, he said, adding that Tehran and Havana have already signed “good” agreements in biotechnology field.
Sattari also said that Iran is currently exporting biotechnological medicine to Russia.
Iran recently launched a production line for fingolimod, a medicine used for treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS) in St. Petersburg, Russia in a bid to boost cooperation with Russia in biotechnology.