It is a moment of great pride for COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), that the newly established facility of Student Startup Business Center (SSBC) has been opened for students of the Attock campus. The Campus Director Dr. M. Abdul Rehman Khan and Executive Director SSBC Mr. Muhammad Raza Ahmad Khan inaugurated the SSBC facility on 26th May, 2017.
The In-charge SSBC, Dr Faiza Nawaz and Research Focal Person, Dr. Muhammad Shakil Ahmad (Attock Campus) gave a tour of SSBC facility to guests, students and departmental representatives. Dr. Faiza Nawaz also elaborated the objectives of SSBC to the students and the heads of various Departments at the campus. The SSBC enrolled students gave presentations regarding the progress of their startups and displayed their prototypes.
Executive Director SSBC during his remarks highlighted the importance of entrepreneurial culture in varsities. He advised the students to gear up their startups to avail the opportunities being offered to them and facilities provided by SSBC to promote knowledge based economy. The Campus Director Dr. M. Abdul Rehman Khan also motivated team of startups to make best possible use of the facility being provided to them. He said that the students had the important task of becoming a role model for future generations in creating opportunities and value through their business.
A team of the Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) from principal seat Islamabad compromising of Mr. Muhammad Raza Ahmad Khan (Executive Director SSBC), Dr. Faheem A. Qureshi (GM ORIC-R&D), Ms. Talat Mehmood (Co-Coordinator SSBC) and Mr. Subhan Shahid (Research Associate SSBC) were present at the inauguration of SSBC-Attock facility.
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