Participants gathered in Teheran to showcase their inventions and interact with investors. This exhibition is held on the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution of Iran; a revolution which was founded on the need for Islamic supremacy and independence.
Let take a look at Iranian innovation in the areas of science and technology by Nobel Prizes awarded. Oops! Apparently Iran has only won one Nobel Prize, and it wasn’t for innovation of any kind.
Shirin Ebadi, PEACE, 2003
So, how about all that ‘innovation’ coming out of other predominantly Muslim countries?
Mohamed El Baradei, PEACE, 2005
Ahmed Zewail, CHEMISTRY, 1999
Naguib Mahfouz, LITERATURE, 1988
Anwar El Sadat, PEACE, 1978
1. Abdus Salam, PHYSICS, 1979
Tawakel Karman, PEACE, 2011