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Pakistani startup’s environment friendly housing design recognised by UN program

Pakistani startup’s environment friendly housing design recognised by UN program

A team of Pakistani entrepreneurs has won a Special Commendation Award from the United Nation’s Global CleanTech Innovation Program (UNIDO-GCIP). ModulusTech, led by Nabeel Siddiqui, were recognized for an innovative housing design at a ceremony held in Los Angeles last week. The …Continue reading

WEF Report Identifies 12 Innovative Technologies for Transforming Global Food System

A report published by the World Economic Forum contends that global food systems are decades behind many other sectors in adoption of technology innovation, particularly in developing countries. Innovation with a Purpose: The Role of Technology Innovation in Accelerating Food Systems Transformation …Continue reading

Pakistani Startup’s Energy-Efficient Housing Design Awarded by UN

Pakistani innovators in the field of clean technology recognised by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) this year include a startup that has developed an innovative design for low-cost, energy-efficient housing. The startup, named Modulus Tech, uses clean technologies and promises …Continue reading

Partnerships in the New Age of Financial Services

If you are a young fintech startup in Pakistan aspiring to ride the fintech wave, you might find yourself stumbling on the edges, unable to strike the right balance to make it to the mainstream. You ask yourself, “How does one pull …Continue reading

Data Science Lab Director Awarded World Bank Grant

Information Technology University (ITU) faculty member and Data Science Lab Director Dr Faisal Kamiran has won a World Bank innovation award for his research on the identification of hotspots for harassment of women in public transport. His team has been awarded $100,000 …Continue reading

All You Need to Know About the Punjab IT Policy

The Punjab Information Technology (IT) policy draft is not just about IT. Rather, it aspires to be about governance in the age of IT. The Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) has held a public consultation on the draft and is now revising …Continue reading

Local Tech Companies Impress at Pakistan Innovation Forum

Pakistan’s first Formula Electric Car and an F-16 Flight Simulator, both made by two local companies have recently won awards at Pakistan’s third Annual Innovation Forum 2016 in Islamabad. “One of the three main streams of our work is about recognizing and …Continue reading

Pakistan’s Cotton Emergency

Can technology solve the problem? Presenting a case study on Pakistan’s bleak cotton crop outlook and a need for new seed technologies. In Brief The whopping 28 percent decline in cotton yield during the last fiscal year (2015-16) shook everyone from government …Continue reading

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