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Students urged to transform innovative ideas into business

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STAFF REPORT PESH: University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar has organized an awareness seminar on UNIDO Global Cleantech Innovation Programme for SMEs and Starts Up in Pakistan. The seminar informed the students about how to participate in this year’s clean technology competition and win up-to $20,000. The seminar was organized by the Mechnaical Engineering Department, UET Pehsawar, with Dean Faculty of Engineering Prof. Dr. Noor Muhammad in the chair. Dean Faculty of…Read More

Students urged to transform innovative ideas into business

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article image STAFF REPORT PESH: University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar has organized an awareness seminar on UNIDO Global Cleantech Innovation Programme for SMEs and Starts Up in Pakistan. The seminar informed the students about how to participate in this year’s clean technology competition and win up-to $20,000. The seminar was organized by the Mechnaical Engineering Department, UET Pehsawar, with Dean Faculty of Engineering Prof. Dr. Noor Muhammad in the…Read More

Pakistani startups with rich ideas in Silicon Valley

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: VIVID Technologies, a UK based Pakistani startup, has qualified for Blackbox Connect 2014 and secured 30 million rupees seed funding from UK investors. Blackbox Connect is an initiative by Google for Entrepreneurs’. It’s a two week programme, where startups from outside the US are brought to Silicon Valley and given a chance to interact with like-minded entrepreneurs, executives and investors through intensive workshops and meetings. Another Pakistani…Read More

54 hours-lot of ideas, passion, and action at Islamabad Startup Weekend

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article image By Ahmad Khurshid via GreenandWhiteTHREE DAYS, fifty-four hours, a lot of ideas, some very amazing minds and a passion to be better than the rest; that is what we were given on Friday (November 16th, 2012). We didn’t even know what we were going to do with that medley of items from such different sources. But now, I’d like to think that we achieved a lot more than we expected. We were never sure about where we were going. We just had a vision and a passion for achieving that vision and that…Read More

Reviving traditional ideas for sustainable agriculture

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article image Dr Ghazanfar Ali Khan and Dr Babar ShahbazVERY MUCH peculiar and pinching fact has come on the scenario that we are mostly entrapped within a sphere that innovators (the people who first of all adopt the innovation) are the best categories of farmers in the perspective of adoption of agricultural innovations and the laggards (who are resistant to change) are criticized. There remains a paradoxical and perplex situation to decide whether there is any place for the people having traditional ideas…Read More

FAST wins Business Ideas Contest 2012

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The third edition of Business Ideas Competition 2012 (BIC 2012) has recently been organized by the Best Practices - FAST Business Club, at the FAST School of Management, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Lahore.This 2-day event witnessed participation of more than 30 teams from all over the country, where participants presented business ideas in three themes - e-businesses, energy businesses and agri businesses.These themes were specifically selected…Read More

Scientists, farmers share ideas to stem food crisis

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Scientists and progressive farmers of Pakistan shared their experiences and researches at a recently held seminar in order to develop strategies in combating the emerging food crisis in the country.The seminar was organised by Dr Viqar Sultana, Professor, Department of Biochemistry; Dr Syed Ehteshamul-Haque, Professor Department of Botany; and Dr Jehan Ara, Professor and Chairperson Department of Food Science and Technology, KU, to bridge the gap between scientists and farmers.…Read More