Pakistani Universities Can Solve Industrial Problems, Says Acting KU VC

Pakistani universities intend to provide creative solutions to the problems facing manufacturers, production units and industries in Pakistan, Acting Vice Chancellor of the University of Karachi, Professor Khalid Mahmood said on Thursday. Iraqi.

“We all know that our young people are not lacking in creativity and have the ability to adapt to innovation, but the point is that they have never had the facilities to showcase their talent nationally and international, “he said, addressing the Closing Ceremony of the 2021 National Idea Bank (NIB) municipal competition organized by the KU Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization at the auditorium of Professor Dr Salimuzzaman Siddiqui of International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences of the university.

The Iraqi professor said universities are the center of knowledge and provide platforms for students to improve their skills through initiatives such as the NIB competition. He informed the audience that the Business Incubation Center of the University of Karachi has provided free facilities for the students so that they can start their business.

Over 400 creative project proposals and ideas were received on an individual and collective basis for the competition, whose judges selected the top five project leaders each from six different categories for the next stage. The people who were voted as the top innovators by the judges also received checks and certificates of merit during the ceremony.

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