The Iranian Biotechnology Society was set up in 1997 to Define strategies and get the prospects in the field of biotechnology. The Iranian Biotechnology Society organizes national and international congresses, seminars, workshops and public forums in collaboration with other pro-science bodies of both governmental and non-governmental organizations to create public awareness about current issues in biotechnology.
Iran Society of Biophysical Chemistry (ISOBC) is a professional organization founded in 2002 with nearly 200 members in Iran and some other countries. ISOBC encourages development and dissemination of knowledge in Biophysical Chemistry through its bulletins, annual meetings, smaller discussion groups, workshops and so on. The contemporary executive secretariat of ISOBC is the Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.