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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

ITU’s Fintech Centre partners up with Gates Foundation for research on digital finance for women

Information Technology University (ITU) and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, represented by Karandaaz Pakistan, on Wednesday signed an agreement to initiate three research projects through the Fintech Centre at ITU. The research projects shall be conducted in Pakistan with technical collaboration between …Continue reading

TechKaro to Begin Eight-Month Digital Skills Training

TechKaro, an initiative of CIRCLE Pakistan, will provide digital and life skills training to selected women and men from underserved communities in Karachi, says a press release. The eight-month long course has been designed to enable underserved women and men with basic …Continue reading

Glacial Lake Formed by Khurdopin’s Surge Under Observation for Possible Outburst Flood in Summers

With Khurdopin glacier in its surge phase since last year, disaster management teams in the Gilgit-Baltistan region are monitoring a lake formed by the glacier’s blockage of Shimshal River for possible outburst floods in summer months. A study of Khurdopin glacier using …Continue reading

Tele-Health Startup Selected for Funding by DFID

Sehat Kahani, a Pakistani tele-health platform which connects unemployed female doctors with low-income patients, has been selected for seed funding by the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) and design support from IDEO.org. According to a press release, Sehat Kahani was …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

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