On 6th & 7th March 2018, Department of Materials and Testing (NTU) in collaboration with DICE Foundation USA, Higher Education Commission Pakistan and Interloop Limited. Pakistan arranged an “International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Textiles".
Chairperson of the Executive Board and Chief Operating Officer of Interloop Limited, Mr. Navid Fazil was the Chief Guest of the event. Many CEOs, government officials, students, experts from textile industry & academia attended the conference. Honourable chief guest appreciated the efforts of Professor Dr. Tanveer Hussain, Rector NTU, Dr. Sheraz Ahmad, Chairman Department of Materials & Testing and Dr. Yasir Nawab, Chairman Fabric Manufacturing Department, for organizing such a successful and fruitful event. Professor Dr. Arshad Ali, Executive Director HEC graced the closing ceremony and expressed his views about the event, he also distributed the prizes and shields among the winners of DICE Textile.
The major objective of this conference was successfully accomplished by providing a comprehensive platform to the experts/representatives from textile industry, academia and government to discuss how our local textile industry could be improved to enhance its exports’ share. The researchers and scholars from the textile field shared their research work about growing diversity in technology and its range of applications, they also discussed the ideas and opportunities for entrepreneurship in textiles.
We are thankful to all researchers and speakers from Pakistan and all around the globe for taking keen interest in presenting their research work and discussing innovative ideas. We believe that their contribution would entail a milestone in the textiles. At the same time, we want to express our gratitude to all the members of organizing committees from National Textile University for their hard work and support in organizing this event. But most of all, we truly indebted to Higher Education Commission, Pakistan for realizing the importance of this conference and providing major financial support.