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Interactive Session between FUI Students and GITEX winning Co-Founders of MyTM

On 12 th Nov 2021, The CEO and COO of GITEX 2021 award winning startup, MyTM, in partnership with ORIC-FUI, delivered an interactive motivational session at Foundation University Islamabad’s Rawalpindi Campus for the aspiring student entrepreneurs and the faculty. Dr. Zain Farooq, CEO of MyTM, walked the audience through the journey of 625+ times rejection and how they were able to succeed. The students were curious during question answer session to know how MyTM stood firm during this difficult time. CEO and COO MyTM suggested the students to strengthen their imagination process and think about brining solutions to people through their innovation projects. They also assured the students and faculty of their support in their relevant projects in coming times. ORIC-FUI will enable the linkages between MyTM and the FUI faculty and students through working relationship.


FUI Participated in Global University Entrepreneurial Spirit Students' Survey 2021

The GUESSS (Global University Entrepreneurial Spirit Students' Survey) Report 2021 has been published by GUESSS global. With participation of 58 countries, and a total of 266,943 responses, the 9th edition of GUESSS has become more international. From Pakistan, 896 students across 18 different public and private sector universities participated in the survey including Foundation University Islamabad (FUI). FUI is mentioned in the report as participating university from Pakistan. Please share this report with colleagues and other organizations which are deemed suitable. ORIC appreciates the participating students of FUI campuses. Full report can be accessed at https://www.guesssurvey.org/


Foundation University Islamabad entered into an agreement with Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology for training of Biomedical Engineering students

On 21st October 2021, Foundation University Islamabad (FUI) has entered into an agreement with Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology (RIC) for Supervised Industrial Training (SIT) of the students of BSc. Biomedical Engineering Technology. This is a 4-years long technology program in which students spend 3-years on campus and 1-year in the industry as a full-time human resource, their 7th and 8th semesters are dedicated for practical experience. This industry exposure shall prepare market compatible biomedical engineers aligned with Pakistan’s Vision 2025 as well as the National Technology Council’s guidelines. This important milestone has been achieved through continuous efforts by FUI’s Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) and more industry partners will be onboarded in coming times.


FUI Internal Funding Program 2021

 


HEC Capacity Building Workshops 2021

 


MoU Alfoze FUI

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between Foundation University Islamabad (FUI) and Alfoze Technologies Pvt Ltd on June 02, 2021. The MoU paves the way for cooperation between both the organizations for joints initiatives under industry academia linkages. Prof. Dr. Abdul Ghafoor, Pro-Rector FUI, and Mr. Muazzam Arslan Bhatti, CEO Alfoze Technologies, inked the agreement to practically implement the various activities jointly developed by the FUI and Alfoze. This agreement shall benefit FUI students in terms of their final year projects, ICT boot camps, internships, supervised industrial training and industry-based research projects.


CEO Alfoze Technologies Pvt Ltd Visited FUI Rawalpindi Campus

CEO Alfoze Technologies Pvt Ltd, Mr. Muazzam Arslan Bhatti visited the Foundation University Islamabad at its Rawalpindi Campus to meet HoD-Business Administration, Dr. Qaiser Ali Malik. The productive discussion was focused on final year projects by students and their need for industrial synchronization. Alfoze has offered supervision to the shortlisted FYPs in the domain of ICT. This effort shall count towards practical implementation of the MoU signed between both the organizations. 


One Day Interactive Session on Challenges and Way Forward for ORIC at Medical and Allied Health Universities

ORIC Rawalpindi Medical University (RMU) organized an interactive session on Challenges and Way Forward for ORIC at Medical and Allied Health Universities on 2 nd February, 2021. Representatives of various medical universities from Rawalpindi Islamabad attended the session. Mr. Abdul Moeed Qureshi, Manager University Industry Linkages & Technology Transfer and Mr. Muhammad Asif Javed, Manager Research Operations & Development attended the session and represented ORIC FUI. The purpose of the session was to discuss the challenges faced, in establishing ORIC in Medical Universities; challenges of HR, Financial Assistance, grants for ORIC and development of Research Consortium for linkages and collaboration of Universities in Rawalpindi/Islamabad.


Journals of FUI recognized by HEC in "Y" category

It is shared with immense pleasure that 2x journals of FUI, Foundation University Journal of Psychology (FUJP) and Foundation University Journal of Business & Economics (FUJ, have been recognized by HEC in "Y" category. This is a remarkable achievement which indicates the University’s commitment to achieving excellence in research. The Editorial Board of both the Journal worked hard to attain this milestone, and their efforts are commendable


Alter G Anti-Gravity Treadmills

Foundation University Islamabad (FUI) is now equipped with the latest and one of the only two Alter G Anti-Gravity Treadmills in the twin cities. This Anti-Gravity Treadmill is a lower body positive pressure treadmill and it gives post surgical, arthritic and traumatic patients, an opportunity to exercise and rehabilitate without pain, thus maximizes patient recovery, functional ability, patient compliance and quality of life. Alter G Anti-Gravity Treadmill training is the new standard of care in Rehabilitation Sciences.

This high cost machine is purchased under NRPU project titled "Effects of Anti-Gravity Treadmill Training on Knee Osteoarthritis in Geriatric Population". Dr. Aamer Naeem (PI) and Dr. Muhammad Osama (Co-PI) from FUIRS are leading this project.


Conducting & Supervising Research

4-Day Training Workshop on Conducting and Supervising Research, under ORIC, has been started on August 27, 2019 at Foundation University Rawalpindi Campus. Both internal and external experts conducted various sessions for Faculty and PhD Scholars and the topics covered included Research Proposal Writing, Understanding of ISI Web of Science, New Trends in Research Methodology and Effective Supervision of PhD Research.

 


Foundation University Business Incubation Center

Foundation University Business Incubation Center (FUBIC ) startup founders sharing their views on how , we can leverage different technologies to empowering the local communities and strengthen young entrepreneurs to contribute in building sustainable economy of Pakistan are at FM 101 Pakistan. Click Here for more detail.


About

The Foundation University Islamabad (FUI), a project of Fauji Foundation was established under a federal charter in October 2002. The University's programmes of study have been duly accredited by Higher Education Commission (HEC), National Computing Education Accreditation Council (NCEAC), Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan (CPSP) and Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PM&DC).