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Introduction


This project is a part of Vision & Perspective Plan of Planning & Development Department, Government of Sindh for strengthening & development of Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Sindh. The proposed project is in line with Pakistan Vision 2025. Under this project, Mehran UET will finance Faculty/Student business ideas and provide means to commercialize technologies through seed money/ gap funds that addresses national and global objectives of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Besides this, promising Final Year Projects of the students will also be given funds to achieve successful prototypes.



Silent features:


— Program is spread over duration of 02 years
— 15 start ups would be incubated each year and each startup would be funded with seed money of 600,000 PKR
— 15 final year projects would be funded each year with seed money of 100,000 PKR to each final year project group.
— Startups will be offered office space, laboratory and design studio space, with shared equipment and access to core services.
— 03 Seminars, 03 workshops and 03 external trainings & 01 awareness conference would be conducted each year.



Criteria


— Students groups must consist of minimum 02 or maximum 05 members along with one faculty supervisor.
— Faculty groups must consist of 02 members. One must be faculty member other may be student, Research Assistant or another faculty member.
— For FYP projects students must be enrolled in 3rd year of studies of Bachelor program.
— For startup projects, students must be enrolled in 3rd & 4th Year of Bachelor program, Master program or PhD program.
— Project must be related to SDGs and Vision 2025.
— MUET reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual found giving false information or violating the competition rules.
— MUET reserves the right to review and modify the rules, regulations and timings of the competition events if deemed necessary.
— Females and minorities are encouraged to apply.