<!-- Deleted image removed: -->The Iran National Science Foundation (INSF)
(صندوق حمایت از پژوهشگران کشور in Persian
) is an Iranian
government agency that supports fundamental research and education in all the fields of science
and medical science
The current INSF director is Dr. Mohammadreza Pour-Ebrahimi
(as Feb. 2011), and the current deputy director is Dr. Nosratollah Zargham
(as August 2007). Dr. Mohammad Farhadi
was the first director of INSF served from 2002 to Feb 2011.
As a consequence of fast development in science and technology and the role of knowledge-based economy in global changes, it is predicted that the chief rulers of the world in future would be those nations and governments which have had the greatest contribution in planning supporting and financing science, technology and researches. With the vast horizon of the supreme leader of The Islamic Republic of Iran about science and research, as a result of the request of a group of scholars and thinkers of university and Hozeh (religious academies) on Oct. 7th, 2003, he (the supreme leader) ordered the Supreme Council of Cultural Revolution to prepare the grounds for backing production of scientific software, and also to institutionalize scientific space of the country.
Thereby, by proposition of the Council of Scientific Researches of Iran, and in order to fulfill the 4th paragraph of the 3rd article of the Constitution, and according to the sixth... Read More