The National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST) aims to become a hub for public and private technological enhancement and development of human capital through the establishment of a National Science and Technology Park (NSTP) at its main Islamabad campus. The NSTP’s goal is to encourage knowledge creation at the cutting edge and develop organization, human and social capital to compete in the global economy. The NSTP will build networks stretching far beyond the major institutions today to include a comprehensive knowledge ecosystem of entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, professors, students professionals (from various sectors) and under-privileged communities for mentoring and learning.
The NSTP will promote interaction between institutional elements i.e. Universities, research parks, large companies, venture funds etc and non-institutional elements i.e. talent, bodies of knowledge and virtual communities to create job opportunities for the youth and link local assets to global and domestic markets generating value. NUST envisions providing stimulus to catalyze economic activity in the country and developing a unique Knowledge Based Multi-Industry Cluster including segments of the IT& Telecom, Engineering, Bio tech/Bio Pharma, Banking/Financial Service ... read more