NUST establishes the Country’s First Patent Wall. Lt Gen (R) Naveed Zaman, Rector NUST inaugurated the wall on 6 October at NUST Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
NUST encourages the culture of ‘Patenting before Publication’ to enhance the University as well as Country’s Innovation Index. So far NUST has filed 114 national and foreign patents with 33 granted patents.
Speaking at the occasion, Rector NUST thanked the support extended by WIPO, IPO Pakistan and HEC to promote patenting in Pakistan. He appreciated the NUST inventors and emphasized upon them to enhance their innovations and inventions. Present on the landmark event were Mr Muhammad Irfan Tarar DG IPO Pakistan, Mr Saleem Ranjha DG IP Pak Customs, Mr Muhammad Naseer ED IPO Pakistan, Dr Muhammad Latif Advisor HEC, Pro Rectors and Principals of NUST constituent Colleges and Schools.