Strong linkage between industrial sector and academia is the most vital tool to wrestle the key economic challenges of Pakistan. It would also help, create new occupational models that are rapidly gaining the grounds all over the world.

This was crux of the speeches delivered by the experts from industry and academia while speaking a brainstorming session on ‘Academia -Industry Linkages Symposium’: “Activate your Innovation” at Kinnaird College For Women.

Convener LCCI Standing Committee on Industry-Academia Linkage Umer Saleem, Vice President (FCCPI) Mian Anjum Nisar, Prof. Sajjad  from Indus Foundation and Miss Rozy Rizvi from Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) along with the representatives of 5 universities express their views on the occasion. LCCI Guests called for a strategy that how knowledge and research of academia could be beneficial for the industry.

Students from Bio Technology, Food Sciences and Business Studies present their ideas in front of the judges (industry representatives).