Since 2013, Finding Innovative & Creative Solutions for Society (FICS) has been established as a platform where NUST students can serve communities around them by applying their technical knowledge. It is designed to encourage NUST students to get actively involved in social problem identification, and think innovatively to devise technology-based solutions. The aim of this initiative is to instill a spirit of social entrepreneurship amongst students, encouraging them to convert their creative ideas into value-adding solutions and thereby benefit themselves and society.
This year 205 ideas were submitted from 13 NUST Schools, Colleges and Institutions out of which – 52 teams were selected to participate in Final Stage on May 25, 2017.
From NUST PNEC, 04 teams made to Final Stage out of which 02 teams made to top 10 teams.
1. Wis-Vis (1st Runner Up)
2. Automatic Load Balancing (Top 10 Teams)
3. Battery Health Monitoring
4. Smart Meter
NUST PNEC team “WIs-vis” stood the runner up along with prize money of Rs. 100,000/-.