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Peshawar Team Set to Attend International Synthetic Biology Contest

Peshawar Team Set to Attend International Synthetic Biology Contest

A team of undergraduate students from Pakistan will be competing in the International Genetically Engineered Machines Competition (iGEM) 2017. The event will be held between November 9 and November 13 in the United States. Supported by the Directorate of Science and Technology …Continue reading

Technology Festival ‘The MIX’ to Open on November 11

A two-day festival, titled The MIX, will be held at Alhamra Cultural Arts Complex in Gaddafi Stadium between November 11 and November 12. Organised by the Punjab Information Technology Board, the festival hopes to engage the public on technology and its far-reaching …Continue reading

Microsoft’s ‘Technology for Good’ Initiative Launched in Pakistan

Microsoft has launched its “Technology for Good” program in Pakistan. The multinational provides technology solutions to non-government organisations and philanthropies under the program. “The aim of the initiative is to remove technology barriers faced by the social sector and enable organisations working …Continue reading

MakerFest 2017 Concludes

MakerFest ‘17, a festival for the promotion of technology, creativity, innovation and invention, was held on Saturday at Arfa Software Technology Park. The event was organized by Information Technology University (ITU) in collaboration with PlanX and DIY Geeks. This is the first …Continue reading

Providing a Global Education in a Local Language

The advent of free online courses provided by non-profit institutions such as edX and Khan Academy have provided convenience and flexibility to students who want to continue learning. These online courses provide free education to all and are a supplement to in-class …Continue reading

Dolphins, Technology and the Indus River

Madiha and Mujtaba’s parents were anxious. Both their children were blind and depressed. The couple felt that their children needed motivation so that they did not spend their lives consumed by their disability. The parents found a unique way for the children …Continue reading

Startup Istanbul 2017 Begins With Six Pakistani Teams Among 500 Participants

Six startups from Pakistan are attending the Startup Istanbul 2017 conference that opened to 4,000 participants from 65 countries on Friday. The three-day conference will bring together 500 startups, 50 speakers and 500 investors. The first day features various trainings and workshops. …Continue reading

ICTD 2017 Conference to Be Held in Lahore, Pakistan

Information Technology University (ITU) is hosting the 9th International Conference on Information & Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD) 2017 from 16th to 19th November this year. The four-day conference will be held at Avari Hotel in Lahore. ICTD is the world’s premier …Continue reading

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