On 24th and 25th September 2019, he 4th Invention to Innovation Summit 2019 was organized in University of Balochistan (UoB) by Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) University of Balochistan in collaboration with Institute of Research Promotion (IRP), ORIC department of Universities of Balochistan, and leading public and private institutions including University of Turbat.
Governor Balochistan Justice (R) Amanullah Khan Yasinzai and Chief Minister Balochistan Mir Jam Kamal Khan graced the opening and closing ceremony of the Summit respectively.
Session on Blue Economy and Smart Shipping was part of the Summit organized by Bahria University Department of Maritime & H&SS and LUAWMS on 24th September to explore potential of Blue Economy.
The event was graced by the Vice Chancellor University of Turbat (UoT) Prof Dr. Abdul Razzaq Sabir, Spokesperson CM Balochistan, Ex DG Fisheries, Maritime Experts and Stakeholders.
It was a two-day event to promote applied and commercially viable technology transfer from academia to industry. Besides different events the Summit was comprised of various activities which includes Technology Exhibition, Technology Sessions, Startup Competitions, Policy Workshop and networking Dinner.
During the Summit different institution displayed their potential technologies in front of the relevant industry for commercialization and academic persons for collaborations and linkages. The students of University of Turbat (UoT) team lead by the UoT’s ORIC Director Dr. Haneef Ur Rahman also showcased their climate friendly project “Wind Powered Car” and “Home Automation System “which were appreciated by the organizers and visitors. VC UoT Prof Dr. Abdul Razzaq Sabir appreciated the efforts of director ORIC Dr. Haneef Ur Rahman and his team for their active participation in the Summit.