Welcome To CAC
Formed in 2010 with an aim to create Industry-Academia linkages to focus on innovation, entrepreneurship, research led development. In its 7 years of inception having developed over 200+ strong linkages and growing... CORPORATE ADVISORY COUNCIL encompasses nine Industry Sectors which are: Automotive, Bio-technology, Infrastructure, Information & Communications Technology (ICT), Engineering, Banking & Financial Services (BFS), Energy, Chemical, and the Social Sector Committees.
The Corporate Advisory Council (CAC) was born in April 2010 in the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) with a very simple idea: Industry-Academia collaboration for the mutual benefit of the industry and the university, forming a unique quadruple-helix model. This model constitutes of Academia, Industry, Government and Society, joining hands for advisory, consultation and R&D collaborations- with a direct impact on the economy of Pakistan.
Dr. M. Akram Sheikh, Founder and Co-Chairman CAC, Professor Emeritus NUST, Former Deputy Chairman , Planning Commission of Pakistan
The CAC was a completely new concept for Pakistan, and an experiment that was undertaken with the objective of building a unique platform for building university-industry collaborations that would bring meaningful results for the economy of Pakistan. In a period of less than 2 ye...
Dr. Shahid Mahmud, CEO Interactive Group of Companies, Industry Co-Chair, CAC ICT Sector Committee
The CAC was formed with the vision of having the industry and academia in a perfect symbiosis, with the academia providing the industry skilled human resource and innovation. The CAC ICT Sector Committee is working on a clearly defined roadmap which is needed for encompassing all...
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