Earlier this week, during the 3rd biannual conference on Nanomedicine and Nanosafety (NMNS2020), which was held on 25th and 26th of January at Tehran University of Medical Science (TUMS), an extensive memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed between the department of medical nanotechnology at school of advanced technologies in medicine (SATiM), and the Joint Ukraine-Azerbaijan International Research and Education Center of Nanobiotechnology and Functional Nanosystems.
"This agreement which covers educational, research, and technological collaborations has strategic importance for our international growth of the development and we hope all parties involved can mutually benefit from the exchange of ideas, projects, and programs", said Dr. Hossein Ghanbari, head of the Medical Nanotechnology Department. At the signing event, which was organized by Dr. Tabatabaei, vice-dean of international affairs at SATiM, Dr. Aziz Eftekhari from Maragheh University of Medical Sciences took the liberty to sign the agreement on behalf of Prof. Rovshan Khalilov, director of the joint Ukraine-Azarbaijan centre. During his Skype presentation for the conference, Prof. Khalilov explained that this agreement advances the theme of scientific collaborations between Azarbaijan, Ukraine, and Iran for a brighter future in medical field. The first phase of the agreement, which includes educational programs, is expected to begin in late spring 2020.