STAFF REPORT ISB: The technology, innovation and business can be merged together through entrepreneurship which can account a lot of cheaper industrial solutions and economic growth of the country. United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) organized a Business Clinic to train Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and startup technopreneurs who qualified as semi-finalists in Cleantech competition. The Business Clinic was organized in collaboration with Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI).
Senior official of UNIDO said while commenting on the initiative, “The competition was designed to promote clean and innovative technologies in order to ensure sustainable environmental friendly development. UNIDO`s Global Cleantech Innovation Program (GCIP) is run in various countries including Pakistan in order to nurture sustainable entrepreneurship ecosystem in Pakistan. This was the second cycle of the competition in which highest number of applications came from Pakistan in clean technology”.
The representatives from UNIDO and ICCI greeted each other for organizing the event and emphatically expressed that innovation and clean technology are imperative to revive Pakistans economy by bolstering the entrepreneurship in this sector.
Business Clinic is an admirable step to equip the prospective entrepreneurs with requisite information and knowledge to align their ventures and startups on modern day business models.