Tech support: HEC approves university-industry liaison proposals  

The proposals included development of an embedded system for an automated real-time vehicle theft control


Our Correspondent October 10, 2016
The proposals included development of an embedded system for an automated real-time vehicle theft control. PHOTO: ONLINE

ISLAMABAD: An inbuilt system in cars to prevent car thefts through online alerts and using textile waste to reinforce concrete are among the proposals the Higher Education Commission (HEC) approved for its University-Industry Technology Support Programme (UITSP).

According to a press release, the decision came during an expert committee meeting held to review feasibility of proposals submitted to HEC under UITSP at the commission’s secretariat. The meeting was chaired by HEC Executive Director Dr Arshad Ali while the expert committee comprised representatives from academia and industry.

The proposals included development of an embedded system for an automated real-time vehicle theft control, development of concrete reinforced by the textile industry fibrous waste, development of automotive textile machines, manufacturing of a herbal product and process development for automated fibre reinforced polymer composites.

Published in The Express Tribune, October 11th, 2016.

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