NIAK’s Research and Development Department has obtained its license from the Ministry of Industry in 1997. This department is equipped with expert and experienced human resources, high tech informations and experiences beside suitable instruments. Currently it improves the existing formulations and promotes their quality and efficacy, investigates and creates new formulation plans and herbal preparation as well as traditional medicines. The company is improving the qualitative and quantitative analysis of products continuously beside validation of new methods for extraction, formulation, and development of new products. In addition to promote the knowledge of the company we are cooperating with research institutes, academic professors and advisers. The research and development department consists of 5 different departments: Formulation department, Quality Assurance departments, Pharmacognosy and Phytochemical Research department, Clinical Research departments and Research department.