The “Sindh Incubation Liaison Conference (SILC) 2020” concluded on Thursday, 6th August 2020. The virtual conference connected public sector business incubation centers (BICs) from Sindh with relevant stakeholders and each other for an effective engagement and learning session.
Participating in the conference were the National Incubation Center Karachi, Sindh Enterprise Development Fund (SEDF), and UNDP. Vice-Chancellors of the participating universities also contributed to the event. In addition to the four public universities, IBA-Karachi was also a participant at the conference.
The conference highlight was the four MoUs that were signed between the public sector universities. This includes Dow University of Health Sciences (Karachi), NED University of Engineering & Technology (Karachi), Institute of Business Administration (IBA) – Sukkur, and Sindh Agriculture University – Tandojam and NIC Karachi.
The event marked the closing of UNDP’s ongoing capacity building of BICs staff, incubated companies, and students from nine public sector universities across Pakistan, out of which four universities were from Sindh.