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iENGINEERING Grants Seed-Funding to Startup “Uraan” from NUST

by Sameeha Naseem

Islamabad, Pakistan – September 21, 2021

In continuation with iENGINEERING’s collaboration with Finding Innovative & Creative Solutions for Society (FICS) at the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), iENGINEERING is proud to announce “Team Uraan” as the winner of the iENGINEERING Seed Grant Award. Their project is a social entrepreneurship initiative to bridge the gap between industry and academia by creating awareness about work-study programs and promoting self-sustainable skill development to empower students with social and financial stability.

The ceremony was held at the iENGINEERING Islamabad Office on September 21, 2021. Team members of Uraan and representatives from FICS, NUST were invited to attend the ceremony where the winning team members were presented with Certificates of Achievement and a Seed Grant Award Cheque of PKR 50,000 to support their business idea and promote future research.  

Team Uraan with the Grant Cheque at the iENGINEERING Office.

iENGINEERING firmly believes in youth empowerment and is inclined towards developing novel and innovative solutions addressing a spectrum of issues gripping Pakistan. It is in line with this vision that iENGINEERING seeks to equip these bright students with skills and knowledge required to channel these innovative ideas into becoming pragmatic solutions for their future careers and the development of the country.

About Finding Innovative & Creative Solutions for Society (FICS)

Finding Innovative & Creative Solutions for Society (FICS) is 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. FICS has been conceived as an initiative aimed to not only encourage students to participate in nation building and community development projects, but also inculcate the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship in the youth of Pakistan. For more details, please visit www.fics.nust.edu.pk.

About iENGINEERING (Private) Limited

iENGINEERING is a privately-owned firm that provides technology solutions to organizations across the globe. We specialize in the design, development, and implementation of custom-built solutions. Our solutions allow organizations to stay in line with the latest trends in technology. They are designed with a customer-centric approach, tailored to our clients’ specific needs, and allow an extremely user-friendly experience. They are robust, reliable, scalable and customizable to an extent that allows the organizations to adapt quickly and transform their businesses conveniently. For more information, please visit iENGINEERING’s website at www.iengineering.com.pk.