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

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

Combating Pregnancy Disorders Through Low-Cost Tech Interventions

“There is no word for pre-eclampsia in prominent regional languages like Sindhi. Unlike other childbirth complications, signs of pre-eclampsia cannot be identified easily which limits the chances of early detection and leaves many pregnant women vulnerable to its dangerous complications,” says Dr …Continue reading

The Dawn of Pakistan’s Fintech Boom

After spending 18 years in the commercial banking sector, Qasif Shahid recently quit his job and started his own company. He raised $1 million in venture capital to introduce a digital wallet that will allow users to minimize their reliance on hard …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

Third China Agro-Chemical Pakistan Summit Opens in Lahore

The third China Agro-Chemical (CAC) Pakistan Summit opened at the Lahore Expo Center on Monday. The event was inaugurated by Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal. The summit is being organized in collaboration with the Chinese Sub-Council for Chemical Industry (CCPIT CHEM). As many …Continue reading

Information Technology University to Host a Local Edition of Hult Prize

The Information Technology University (ITU), Punjab, in collaboration with the Kinnaird College for Women University (KCWU) will host one of the local editions of the prestigious Hult Prize competition. The preliminary round of the competition sponsored across the globe by the United …Continue reading

Pakistan’s First-Ever ICTD Conference Explores Solutions to Pressing Development Needs

More than 200 researchers and academics from leading universities across the globe attended the 9th edition of the Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICTD) 2017 in Lahore from November 16 to 19. The international conference was held in Pakistan for the …Continue reading

Pakistani Students Bag Silver Medal at International Biology Competition

A team of undergraduate students from Pakistan have won a silver medal at the International Genetically Engineered Machines Competition (iGEM) which took place in Boston between November 9 and November 13. The team, known as iGEM Peshawar 2017, was also nominated for …Continue reading

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