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Invitation & Online Registration: Awareness Seminar on Technology Development Fund- University of the Punjab, Lahore 26th October 2017
Invitation & Online Registration: Awareness Seminar on Technology Development Fund- University of the Punjab, Lahore 26th October 2017


The Higher Education Commission, Islamabad in pursuance of its mission, has initiated a new project titled "Establishment of Technology Development Fund for Academia and Industry joint venture projects to introduce new technologies in Pakistan" . As per the  vision 2025  of the Planning Commission, in a resource constrained economy, education and technology inputs especially those available at our universities should act as engine of growth.  The said project will create employment opportunities for our educated and technical manpower and help develop indigenous enterprises to create appropriate jobs and stop the brain drain . The Proposed project will also enhance University-Industry interaction for problem solving and product/prototype development.
The project has Alhamdulillah completed its first round of application. In response to first call for proposals in 2016, 35 proposals were approved for funding out of 116 received proposals.  2nd  call for proposals has been advertised and 15th  November is the last date for proposals submission.
In order to raise the awareness about Technology Development Fund, the TDF team of R&D HEC and ORIC, University of the Punjab, Lahore has arranged a seminar on  October 26th, 2017  in  Auditorium of Dr. Pervaiz Hassan Environmental Law Centre, Law college, Quaid-e-Azam Campus, University of Punjab, Lahore  for all the universities of  Punjab. On behalf of University of the Punjab, I cordially invite you to attend this awareness seminar.  We will be glad if you disseminate this information with colleagues/Fellows/faculty at university and industry please.   Maximum participation at your end is requested.
We would highly appreciate if you participate in this seminar as it will surely help the HEI's faculties and Industrialist to resolve all uncertainty regarding proposal submission to Technology Development Fund (TDF). This will also ensure a step forward the noble cause to bridge Industry Academia Gape.
The HEC and ORIC, University of the Punjab are requesting to share the following information regarding participants/ faculty members from yours esteemed Institute latest by 25th October, 2017. Kindly register Minimum 10 confirmed faculty members from each institute at the following link:

https://goo.gl/Loy3Ba

Note: As per policy no TA/DA is admissible.
Please contact following persons in case of any further information:
MR. GHULAM SARWAR
Project/Field Coordinator
Establishment of Technology Development Fund
R & D, Higher Education Commission, Islamabad.
051-90401925
PROF. DR. ANJUM NASIM SABRI
Director ORIC
University of the Punjab, Lahore
042 35952833
director.oric@pu.edu.pk
DR. MEHBOOB AHMED
Focal Person
University of the Punjab, Lahore
0333 5831530
mehboob.mmg@pu.edu.pk
MR. MUHAMMAD RAHEEL ASHRAF
Admin Officer ORIC
University of the Punjab, Lahore
0331 2508938
042 99237015
oric@pu.edu.pk
; admin.oric@pu.edu.pk
Awareness Seminars Schedule

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Call for Proposals

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Invitation Card UoP

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TDF Flyer for Industry

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