UoP to get tech innovation centre soon

A service level agreement has been signed by contributing parties in HEC auditorium


Our Correspondent December 15, 2017
A service level agreement has been signed by contributing parties in HEC auditorium. PHOTO: FILE

PESHAWAR: A Technology Innovation support Centre (TISC) will be functioning soon under Directorate of Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) University Of Peshawar, through joint approval of Higher Education Commission (HEC) and Intellectual Property Organisation (IPO) Pakistan.

In this connection, a service level agreement was signed by contributing parties in HEC auditorium, Islamabad. Dr Jasmin Shah represented University of Peshawar (UoP) at the signing ceremony.

Under the agreement, UoP will have access to patent as well as scientific and technical literature databases. Further, focal persons will have an opportunity of capacity building through World Intellectual Property Rights Organisation (WIPO), HEC and IPO.

The project aims to provide an enabling IP environment for technology scouting, adaptation and innovation in the country.

Published in The Express Tribune, December 15th, 2017.

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