Iran to attend high commission on tech. coop. with Russia
Sattari, Iran’s VP for science and technology, heading a delegation will visit Moscow Mon. to attend the third meeting of Iran-Russia high commission on technological cooperation.
The commission which was established last year and is co-chaired by Sattari and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, comprises 10 specialist committees and sub-committees in the fields of space and aeronautics, nanotechnology, biological and medical technology, energy, and information technology.
Sattari is also scheduled to meet with Russian Presidential Aide Andrei Fursenko as well as a number of other officials of industry and science.
On this two-day visit, the Iranian delegate will take part in meetings with officials of executive committees and working groups, as well as make a visit to advanced technology-industrial complex RSC Energia, Russia’s cosmonaut training center, and a number of other centers.
Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation Energia, also known as RSC Energia, is a leading manufacturer of spacecraft and space station components in Russia, established in 1946. The company is the prime developer and contractor of the Russian manned spaceflight program.
Sattari and his accompanying delegation attended MAKS air show in 2015 in Moscow, during which he held extensive negotiations with Russian officials for cooperation in aerospace, manufacturing of oil and gas equipment, and a number of other technological areas. As a result of the negotiations, the two sides signed 10 initial contracts in various fields of cooperation.
Most recently, Iran and Russia inked an MoU on providing standards on the labeling of nano products in Tehran.