Nov 16, 2016:
STEDEC Technology Commercialization Corporation of Pakistan participated in the second Invention to Innovation Summit, managed by Institute of Research Promotion (IRP), University of Management & Technology (UMT) and hosted by Office of Research Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC), UET Peshawar on November 16 and 17, 2016. Objective of the Summit was to link the three main stakeholders of innovation i.e. academia, industry and public sector.
The Summit included presentations of feasible technologies, academic & industrial innovative product models’ exhibition, school and university students’ innovative idea displays, various research commercialization workshops and business plan contest. The event is meant to generate new contacts as well as opportunities for technology license and agreement between academia and industry. It is an interesting avenue for growing collaboration between R&D stakeholders, an opportunity to buy and sell technologies, and devise appropriate policies for furthering innovation in the country.
A total of 33 organizations were the major exhibitors. STEDEC exhibited technologies of National Institute of Electronics (NIE), an R&D organization of MoST, providing it opportunities to network and interact with potential commercial partners, promote their technologies and link ideas with the stakeholders.