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  • In pursuit of attracting research grants from international donor agencies, ORIC has acquired a sizeable funding of PKR 7.25 Million (RMB 294,709) from Belt and Road Aerospace Innovation Alliance (BRAIA) to develop specialized technologies in the areas of Aerodynamics and Micro-satellites. Not to mention, IST has won two out of five grants this year; the Permanent Secretariat of BRAIA has awarded to the Member Units under its Joint Research Seed Fund Projects (JRSFP) program.
  • IST participated in National Grassroots ICT Research Initiative (NGIRI) 2020 and secured financial assistance of PKR 1.15 Million against 18 FYPs.
  • Enduring efforts in protecting intellectual property rights, filing patents and copyrights have resulted in formal recognition of our Technology and Innovation Support Centre (TISC) by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). It is worth mentioning that TISC at IST is listed in WIPO Directory of TISCs.
  • Business Incubation Centre (BIC) and IST Entrepreneurial Society (IES) in collaboration with Hult Prize Foundation organized Hult Prize Regional Summit 2020 on March 6-7, 2020 in Islamabad. This was for the first time ever that Hult Prize regional Summit was being hosed in Pakistan.