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Pakistan falling downward in marathon of innovation ranking

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Pakistan has been ranked 113 out of 127 according to Global Innovation Index (GII) 2017 just only shadowed by countries like Nigeria, Zambia and the war destroyed country Yemen. Co- published by Cornell University, INSEAD and the World Intellectual Property Organization. Switzerland has outdone the list for the seventh time in a row followed by Sweden […]…Read More

Pakistan falling downward in marathon of innovation ranking

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Pakistan has been ranked 113 out of 127 according to Global Innovation Index (GII) 2017 just only shadowed by countries like Nigeria, Zambia and the war destroyed country Yemen. Co-published by Cornell University, INSEAD and the World Intellectual Property Organization.Switzerland has outdone the list for the seventh time in a row followed by Sweden and […]…Read More

Dell EMC Delivers Wave of New Innovation Designed to Help Enterprises Modernize IT and Accelerate Digital Transformation

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Islamabad, 23rd May 2017: Dell EMC announced a wave of new innovations at Dell EMC World in Las Vegas early this month, serving a specific and meaningful role towards helping enterprises realize their goals for digital transformation. The proclamation from the same was extended today in Pakistan at a local hotel in Karachi, where Mr. […]…Read More

Agri innovation expo held at PMAS-AAUR

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C2 AARU: Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) organized Agri. Innovation Expo. and Food Gala 2017, here on Tuesday, with an aim to highlight innovative creative business agriculture products developed by students and to provide them entrepreneurship opportunities in order to cope with the challenge of unemployment. The Expo will also provide an opportunity to access the potential of Pakistan’s agricultural market and to bring together all stakeholders…Read More

HEC to establish Technology and Innovation Support Centre in Pakistan

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HEC: The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) is going to establish a state-of-the-art Technology and Innovation Support Centre (TISC) Network in Pakistan, in collaboration with Intellectual Property Organisation (IPO) Pakistan. A workshop featured on "Access to Technology for Innovation" and on the establishment of the said project was held here in HEC Secretariat Islamabad, yesterday. The workshop was chaired by the Executive Director HEC, Dr. Arshad Ali. The…Read More

Avenues of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The 2nd National Workshop on "Natural Food and Health: Avenues of In- novation and Entrepreneurship" was organized by Pakistan Coun- cil for Science and Technology (PCST) here at University of Man- agement and Technology, Lahore as part of this series. Rana Tanveer Hussain, Fed- eral Minister for Science and Technology stressed the benefits of organic food and its health benefits for human being and en- vironment. The Minister assured full support of his ministry…Read More

Startup Weekend Lahore Ed-Innovation 2016 attracts over 130 education innovators

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article image LAHORE: LUMS Center for Entrepreneurship, in collaboration with Ilm Ideas 2 and Techstars, organized a themed Startup Weekend event at LUMS to scout and support innovators looking to address the enrollment, retention and learning outcome challenges in the education sector of Pakistan. The event started with Dr. Zartash Afzal Uzmi, LUMS faculty member and facilitator for Startup Weekend Lahore, commencing the proceedings and opening remarks…Read More

Govt to fund innovation, research in textile sector

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Ministry of Commerce has planned to fund textile sector in research and innovation projects initiated by the National Textile University."The project would establish Textile Innovation Centre in the university, focus on the global demand for next-era fabric that includes technical and functional fabrics and would provide new initiatives in the field of design and value-addition," said Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan while chairing the third meeting…Read More

Govt to fund innovation, research in textile sector

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Ministry of Commerce has planned to fund textile sector in research and innovation projects initiated by the National Textile University. "The project would establish Textile Innovation Centre in the university, focus on the global demand for next-era fabric that includes technical and functional fabrics and would provide new initiatives in the field of design and value-addition," said Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan…Read More

Kwick innovation supports massive biometrics programs

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Some of the most ambitious biometric regulations in the world are taking place in Pakistan, where the government has determined the best way to deal with high-stakes national issues like fraud and terrorism is through the use of identification authentication technology. In Pakistan all new SIM cards must be registered to an individual whose identity is confirmed with a database of citizens managed by the NADRA. The regulation has been put into practice gradually…Read More