6. Telenor & TiE: Fostering Innovation Seminar

Fostering Innovation Seminar was arranged jointly by NUST-CAC, TiE Islamabad and Telenor. The seminar was arranged in NUST SMME Seminar Hall on Thursday 30th March 2017. All successful teams that qualified for FICS’17 Stage 2 were taught about how to transform an innovative idea into a thriving business, and what all needs to be considered to make that happen. A briefing on the evaluation criteria for FICS’17 Stage 3 was delivered to the enthusiastic team members. Speakers of the session including Mr. Murtaza Zaidi, Executive Director TiE Islamabad & CEO Cybervision International, Ms. Hina Saleem, Manager Digital Solutions and Design, Telenor Pakistan & Mr. Riyan Imdad, Expert Digital Eco System Enablement, Telenor Pakistan gave practical guidelines to FICS’17 participants to bring forth credible ideas and carve them into something innovative for the society. In this seminar, TiE Islamabad session was followed by an interactive lecture by Telenor Pakistan - #innovateviaTelenor – where the mentors guided FICS’17 participants on how to make use of telecom-oriented digital services to enhance solutions and their delivery. This enabled students to leverage on Telenor’s digital services for their ideas, applications, services and businesses.The students were thoroughly guided on how to prepare their projects for Stage 2 of FICS 2017.