Protein research center is a key active center in Iran with major science and industrial collaborations with other high-ranked research centers at both national and international levels. The center becomes an unmatched representative of Iran in protein research and nanotechnology worldwide. Protein research center at shahid beheshti university optimizes acetylcholine esterase for use in the production of biosensors that detect heavy metals in the environment, produces industrial enzymes in large scale, implements fuel ethanol with a capacity of 100 liters and designates a pilot unit with a capacity of 1000 liters, and produces Hepatitis B vaccine on an industrial scale. In addition, the center offers annually two advanced degree programs at M.Sc. level at Shahid Beheshti University, namely nanobiotechnology and biochemistry.

Protein Research Center has fostered synergies with other centers to address major health concerns, in four major areas, namely, protein engineering, biochemistry, molecular nanobiotechnology and microfluidics.

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