CM Punjab Visits Plan9 – PITB’s Technology Incubator

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Shahbaz Sharif, CM Punjab, during his visit to Plan9

The Chief Minister of Punjab, Mian Shahbaz Sharif, visited Plan9 – PITB’s Tech incubator this week.

Dr. Umar Saif (Chairman PITB) introduced the incubated startups after which the CM interacted with them and appreciated their passion to resolve problems being faced by the people through the use of technology.

The CM further extended support for innovation in this area and encouraged youngsters to promote entrepreneurship.

He particularly showed interest in Rocket Engineering Solutions that provides energy efficient solutions for domestic and commercial use and to the agriculture industry in specific.

Other incubated startups include OneStep Solutions (xGear – A smart device for Automobiles), Eyedeus Labs (that developed Groopic – A Mobile application for group pictures and got featured on CNN.)

Plan9 was launched in August 2012 and is now the largest incubator in the country.

At present, the third incubation cycle is in process and 20 startups have graduated over the last year.

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