The Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) has won the National Medal of Innovation in the Most Innovative University category at National Innovation Awards for building up an innovative model for University-based incubation exemplified by LUMS Center for Entrepreneurship, now called National Incubation Center Lahore
(NIC). The announcement was made at Pakistan Innovation Forum’s (PIF) Annual
Conference – The Pakistan Innovation Forum 2017 on December 7, 2017 at Marriott, Karachi.
On achieving this incredible milestone, Mr. Khurram Zafar, Executive Director LUMS
Center for Entrepreneurship commented, “It’s a very proud day for the University, the
team of NIC Lahore, and the management of LUMS. Thank you Prof. Dr. S. Sohail H.
Naqvi (Vice Chancellor LUMS) for your leadership and unwavering support. Osama Jawad, Asma Abbas Mirza, Asma Owais, Wajeeha Sabir, Michelle Altmash, Salwa Akhtar, Muhammad Jazil and numerous interns of LCE: you rock! My sincere gratitude for all the hard work you have poured into NIC Lahore.
Pakistan Innovation Forum is Pakistan’s first and only Conference, Showcase and
Awards, that is dedicated to promote and celebrate Innovation within corporate Pakistan and the broader Pakistani Society. The Forum is now in its 4th year.This year it brought together some of the leading policymakers, opinion leaders, champions and evangelists, investors, innovators, and entrepreneurs to shape the narrative around innovation in Pakistan.
The current year’s meeting was themed around #Reinvent Pakistan – an investigation of these differing changes inside Government, Business, and Society with possibly radical and transformative impacts.
Similarly as with earlier years, the conference additionally highlighted an Advancement Grandstand concentrating on imaginative showcases of mechanical development and enterprise suited to Pakistan’s needs and also the third Yearly National Development Honors. The occasion gave a magnificent chance to help development in Pakistan and
to propel this critical plan forward.