Jun 20, 2016:
STEDEC Technology Commercialization Corporation of Pakistan coordinated an Industry Interaction session on agriculture sector at STEDEC House Lahore on 20th June 2016. Notable members of organizations like STEDEC, Pakistan Council for Renewable Energy Technologies (PCRET), Pakistan Council for Research in Water Resources (PCRWR), UET Lahore, and PMAS – Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi participated.
The session was held to discuss ways in which the resources available within the public sector R&D organizations and universities could be leveraged and coordinated to overcome duplication which in turn will effectively facilitate agriculture sector of the country, thus furthering economic development of the country.
Participants of the R&D organizations briefed about their organizations, role and mandate, and also gave overview of their products and technologies in pipeline. It was mutually decided that assessment will be made on the capabilities of the universities and R&D organizations by visiting their premises. Subsequently a MoU would be deliberated upon to establish a basis for corporation between various stakeholders to support the agriculture sector on a long term, sustained and continued basis.