Prime Miniser and Chief Justice of Pakistan (PM-CJ) Fund for Daimer Basha and Mohmand DAM

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Technology Foresight Expert Panel Meeting on Robotics

The 2nd Meeting of Expert Panel on Robotics was held on 11th April 2018 at Pakistan Council for Science and Technology. The meeting was chaired by Dr. Shahzad Alam, Chairman, PCST.

National Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy and Action Plan 2018

National Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy and Action Plan was prepared by PCST. The main features of the STI Strategy and Action Plan include clearly defined timelines, estimation of costs, identification of implementing agencies, major stakeholders, milestones, deliverables and key outcomes for each proposed Action.

Directory of Productive Scientists of Pakistan (PSP) - 2017

PCST is pleased to announce the publication of Directory of Productive Scientists of Pakistan (PSP) - 2017 which can be accessible & downloadable through this link. Printed copy of the same can be obtained from the Officer-Incharge, Research Evaluation Section, Pakistan Council for Science and Technology, Sector G-5/2, Islamabad on payment of Rs. 1200/- by hand and Rs. 1350/- through the postal service.

National Research Agenda, 2017

The National Research Agenda has been prepared with the aim to align the national R&D and innovation activities with the Vision 2025 and to provide a direction to the national R&D efforts so that they adequately support achievement of the goals set in the Vision.

3rd Invention to Innovation Summit-KP 2017

Chairman, PCST alongwith Syed Zafar Ali Shah, Secretary Higher Education Department KP and Prof. Dr. Iftikhar Hussain, Vice Chancellor, UET, Peshawar inaugurating 3rd Invention to Innovation Summit-KP 2017 at University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar on November 29, 2017.

Delegation of China Association of Science and Technology (CAST) visiting PCST on May 19, 2017

A four member delegation of senior scientists from China Association of Science and Technology (CAST) visiting PCST on May 19, 2017.

Delegation of China Association of Science and Technology (CAST) visiting PCST on May 19, 2017

A four member delegation of senior scientists from China Association of Science and Technology (CAST) visiting PCST on May 19, 2017.

Pakistan Council for Science and Technology Act passed by Houses of Parliament

The Act of PCST, for its establishment as an autonomous body, was passed by both the houses of the Parliament in 2017 giving Council the required legal framework.

Delegation from Beijing Technology & Business University (BTBU), China visited PCST, Islamabad

A three member delegation of senior scientists comprising of Dr. Tan Xiangyong , Dr. Zhang Xiaotang, and Mr. Luo Chaoneng from Beijing Technology & Business University (BTBU), China, visited PCST on 4th May, 2017. Please click for further details.

Delegation from Beijing Technology & Business University (BTBU), China visited PCST, Islamabad

A three member delegation of senior scientists comprising of Dr. Tan Xiangyong , Dr. Zhang Xiaotang, and Mr. Luo Chaoneng from Beijing Technology & Business University (BTBU), China, visited PCST on 4th May, 2017. Please click for further details.

Delegation from Beijing Technology & Business University (BTBU), China visited PCST, Islamabad

A three member delegation of senior scientists comprising of Dr. Tan Xiangyong , Dr. Zhang Xiaotang, and Mr. Luo Chaoneng from Beijing Technology & Business University (BTBU), China, visited PCST on 4th May, 2017. Please click for further details.



International Foundation for Science

PCST is a founder member of the International Foundation for Science (IFS), Stockholm, Sweden. IFS provides research grants to young scientists in the developing countries to conduct research in their home laboratories in the fields of agriculture, animal production, crop sciences, natural products and rural technology. During the year a total of 7 projects were received from the young scientists, which were forwarded to IFS. Two students received IFS grant for the year 2000-2001. The council has been requesting heads of major R&D organizations and universities to encourage and guide young scientists for preparation of research proposals for IFS grants. Information about IFS grant is also available on PCST's Web Page.

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United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

The Council regularly provides information to UNESCO on scientific statistics related to Pakistan. This information is published in the UNESCO yearbook on S&T Statistics.

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Policy Research in Engineering, Science and Technology (PREST), University of Manchester, UK

PCST maintains linkages with Policy Research in Engineering, Science and Technology (PREST), Manchester. In the recent past, PCST has invited an expert from PREST to give lecturers on modern concepts in S&T Policy studies. Scientists from other relevant organizations were also invited to attend the lectures. PCST has also sent two of its staff members for a 3-month training course in Science and Technology Policy at PREST.

Recently PCST arranged a two week workshop on "Science & Technology Policy: Lessons from Different Global Perspectives & Challanges for the Future" from 1st to 13th July 2008 in Islamabad. Dr. Khaleel Malik from PREST (MBS), was the main resource person for the workshop.

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South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC)

PCST has submitted a proposal for establishment of Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Research Institute for SAARC at Islamabad. PCST is also working on a workshop on "Science and Technology Policies and Planning in SAARC Countries" consisting of participants from SAARC member states.

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Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Egypt

A proposal for collaboration on the matters of common interest related to the S&T Policies & Planning, between Pakistan & Egypt has been submitted by PCST to the Ministry of Science & Technology for further necessary actions. On Egyptian side, Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research has been proposed as a partner organization under this program. Following are the objectives of the program;

  • To exchange of ideas and information on Science and Technology Policy Issues and opportunities.
  • To study S&T policies and mechanism of implementation.
  • To assess S&T indicators important for sustainable development.
  • To identify the weaknesses in S&T policies and planning.
  • To draw up recommendations and strategies to cover the policy gaps, to strengthen S&T Policies and plans
  • Scope of this programme is very broad and will be of ultimate benefit to both countries.

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UN - Asian and Pacific Centre for Technology Transfer (APTTC)

A proposal for collaboration on the study of "The Innovation Lanscape of Textile Sector of Pakistan" between Pakistan & APTTCt has been submitted by PCST to the Ministry of Science & Technology for further necessary actions.

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