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Approximate Computing: A brain-inspired computing paradigm

Approximate Computing: A brain-inspired computing paradigm

A recent surge in the use of wearable and Internet of Things (IoT) devices demands a higher level of power efficiency to provide an extended battery run-time. Inspired by the way the brain processes the information, scientists and electrical engineers are coming …Continue reading

Old Industry, New Fixes

At first glance, the healthcare sector in Pakistan appears so bureaucratic and inflexible, it may seem immune to disruption by innovators. However, a new generation of technology researchers is trying to change that. Their products range from ventilators to complex simulators. Their …Continue reading

The Future of Plastic Waste Disposal Could Be a Fungus

A Pakistani researcher has made an  important discovery that could have huge implications for waste management in the country. Dr Sehroon Khan, of World Agroforestry Centre and Kunming Institute of Biology, and his team of researchers have found a fungus in a …Continue reading

Locally Developed Simulator Promises to Train Surgery Students on MIS Procedures

Prohibitive cost of commercially available simulators has so far prevented their uptake by healthcare providers in the country. The traditional practice of imparting training of minimally invasive surgery (MIS) at medical colleges in Pakistan has been through apprenticeships. Junior doctors are placed …Continue reading

Team Pakistan Wins the Stanford Center on Longevity Design Challenge

A Pakistani team comprising of Hooriya Anam, Arsalan Javed, and Awais Shafique from the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) won first place at the Stanford Center on Longevity and Design Challenge 2017. The team beat several other universities including the …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

Unilever Foundry Collaborates With Pakistan’s Startup Ecosystem

The Unilever Foundry Network has reached out to Pakistan’s leading startup accelerators, incubators and academia to transform company’s growth model by incorporating sustainable living. The Foundry is the entry point for tech innovative companies to be able to work with the global …Continue reading

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