Innovation Summit Islamabad

Annual Invention to Innovation Summit Islamabad

Building Innovative Pakistan through S&T Policy

April 15-16, 2020 – Quaid-I-Azam University Islamabad

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Policy Sessions:

S&T Policy for Governance Education, Economics and EntrepreneurshipsS&T Policy for Industrial Sectors and Clusters
International Case Studies on S&T for Socioeconomic DevelopmentS&T Policies for SDGs Driven Growth

Registration for Session Participation

Annual Innovation Summit is jointly organized by many partners and hosted by Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad every year.

The innovation summit presents

1) Technology Expo; which includes:

  • Display of Innovations by Academia, Industry, Social and Public Sector
  • Technology and Ideas Exchange
  • Networking with Innovators, Investors, Facilitators, Businesses and Potential Partners
  • Cash and Non-Cash Awards
  • Commercialization of Academic Technologies
  • Innovative Solutions for Industrial Problems

The projects are invited for display and may be registered by clicking here

2) STI Policy Conference includes:

  • STI Governance
  • Integration of STI, Education and Economics
  • Role of Politics, Society, Industry and Media in S&T Promotion
  • IPR, Technology Commercialization and Funding
  • International Case Studies on S&T Led Growth

Important Dates:

  • Abstract Submission:        October 30, 2019
  • Full Paper Submission: January 05, 2020
  • Conference Date: April 15-16, 2020

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The policy papers are invited on the following topics

S&T policy Governance- Education, Economics and Entrepreneurship

  • Connecting Education, Commerce and S&T in Pakistan
  • Governance of S&T Intuition and Way Forward
  • Policy Development Framework – Triple Helix Approach
  • Entrepreneurial Academia and Future Challenges
  • Structural and System Issues in STI Institutions
  • Performance Assessment and Reward system in STI institutions
  • Financial Policy for STI Institutions
  • Integration of Govt Ministries and Departments for Science, Technology and Innovation

S&T Policy for Industrial Sectors and Clusters

  • Innovation Cluster and Development- Policy Reforms
  • Innovative Industrial Sector – Policy Reforms
  • National and International Industrial Integration
  • Industry Policy and Incentives to Drive Innovation and Research in Businesses
  • Innovation Led Industry Growth- Model Policy Proposals for Industries
  • Policy to Connect Industry, Academia and Govt for Innovation

S&T Policy for IP, Law and Legislation

  • Technology Transfer and Diffusion in Pakistan
  • IP Protection, Legal Framework and Enforcement
  • Policy to Promote Patenting Culture
  • Policy to Ensure IP Governance and Protection
  • Legal Framework, Judiciary Reforms and IP Disputes Handling

Guidelines for Submission

  • The policy papers must relate proposals with the context and problems of Pakistan
  • The policy papers must show the impact of the proposed policy
  • The policy papers must be based on some real research and data driven
  • The policy papers must include governance issue related to policy implementation
  • The policy papers must present requested interventions for policy implantation
  • The policy papers should propose financial requirements for policy implementation
  • The policy papers should present an estimate of development outcomes in terms of employment, economic activities, tax/revenue collection for Government and export increase
  • The policy papers must share experiences of similar interventions in other parts of the world.
  • The policy papers need to be in simple language, understandable for non-experts and precise within 1000-1500 words.

Important Contact:

Organizing Committee:

Patron in Chief:  Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ali. (TI) (Vice Chancellor-QAU)
Head of Organization Committee:  Prof. Dr. Rani Faryal (Chairperson, Department of Microbiology)

Organization Committee:

  • Dr. Safia Ahmed (Department of Microbiology)
  • Naima Attiaq (Manager ORIC-QAU)
  • M. Ishtiaq Ali (Director Academics/Associate Prof., Department of Microbiology)
  • Umar Masood (Associate Prof., Department of Plant Sciences, QAU)
  • M. Farooq Hussain Munis (Associate Prof., Department of Plant Sciences, QAU)
  • Hassan Javed (Associate Prof., Department of Plant Sciences, QAU)
  • Asif Jamal (Dy. Director QEC, Assistant Prof., Department of Microbiology, QAU)
  • Arshad Hussain, (Assistant Prof. Department of electronics)
  • Naeem Ali (Associate professor, Department of Microbiology, QAU)
  • Muhammad Imran (Associate professor, Department of Microbiology, QAU)

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