As suggested in the third development plan in 2000, the title of the Ministry of Culture and Higher Education was changed to the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology as suggested. The Ministry of Science was established under President Khatami.
- Ministry of Science, Research and Technology
- Iran Academy of Sciences
- Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology
- Institute for Research and Planning in Higher Education
- MSRT-IRPHE – Responsible for Research and Planning
- National Organization for the Development of Exceptional Talents
- Sanjesh Organization