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Center of Entrepreneurship and Innovation has joined hands with DICE Foundation and together we are organizing an entrepreneurial competition “UMT DICE Virtual Innovation Competition 2k18” at University of Management and Technology, Lahore on December 12-13, 2018.  DICE Foundation is a non-profit organization, registered in Michigan, USA. DICE Foundation in collaboration with its domestic and international partners, is pursuing a DICE Program in Pakistan, to foster the culture of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the country and transform Pakistan into an innovation-driven economy. The partners of DICE Program in Pakistan are: PCST, British Council, ISESCO, FPCCI, British Council, NUST , NEDUET , COMSATS, IST,  UET-KPK, UET-Taxila, UOG, IBA Karachi,  UAF, LUMS, DUHS, NTU, Sukkur IBA SMEDA, PSF, ICT R&D Fund and now UMT, Lahore.

About UMT DICE VIC 2k18:
A virtual platform of DICE innovation portal website, where UMT students having novel business ideas in any category, have a chance to show their skills and bring their ideas to an inter-university level.Winning Prize:1st Prize:    Rs. 50,000/-2nd Prize:   Rs. 30,000/-
3rd Prize:    Rs. 10,000/-
Day 1:

On December 12, 2018, about 60 teams from UMT registered their ideas and from them 30 teams got shortlisted to pitch their ideas to the judges and only 12 out of those got shortlisted for the final presentations.Panel Judges

The judges of day 1 include;

– Mr. Noman ( Assistant Program Manager- Strategic Partnerships, PlanX)
– Hamza Abbas Buksh (CEO, Auto Genie)

Day 2:

On December 13, 2018, 12 top ideas gave the Final Presentations to the renowned judges and three teams secure the winning positions.

Following are the top 12 startups:

2. Home Innovation
3. Wheelchair with an Auto Ramp
4. Smart Mirror
5. Speak Pakistan
6. TutorZap
7. Warehouse Ginni
8. Aero Engineer
9. Avitra
10. Secure Life
11. EatJoy
12. GCAS
Panel Judges

The judges for Day 2 included:

– Alina Khan Lodhi (Former Marketing Manager at Emporium Mall and The Nishat Hotel)
– Mughees Tahir (Progrm Manager at PlanX )
– Talaal Burny (Ecosystem Outreach Manager at Careem)


                     Winners “Aero Engineer”                                   1st Runner-up “Home Innovation”

                                                                2nd Runner-up “Smart Mirror”

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