Khwarizmi International Award
|Khwarizmi International Award|
|Awarded for||Outstanding achievements in research, innovation and invention, in fields related to science and technology.|
The Khwarizmi International Award is given annually by the Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology (IROST) to individuals who have made outstanding achievements in research, innovation and invention, in fields related to science and technology. The award is given to the most prominent engineers annually, with a recent emphasis on digital and mechanical technologies.
In 1987, the leading Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology (IROST), affiliated to the ministry of Science, Research and Technology of Iran, decided to institute an award which acknowledges the Iranian outstanding achievements in the field of Science and Technology.
The 21st KIA held in 2008 received 192 projects from 54 countries.
Khwarizmi Young Award
The Khwarizmi Young Award is a national version of Khwarizmi International Award which only Iranians who are less than 30 years old can participate. This award has started since 1999.