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The Center

National Incubation Center Lahore (NICL) is housed within the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Pakistan’s premier educational institution with a proud history of achievement, and ambitious plans for the future. Since its inception in 1985, LUMS has strived to achieve excellent standards in education while encouraging research and intellectual growth in the country. LUMS has played a key role in setting high standards of academics and producing professionals who can compete with counterparts from any university across the world. A large alumni base within corporate sector is strongly connected and engaged with LUMS.

Research and innovation are an integral part of the university’s vision with a strong ethos of entrepreneurship and it has provided a platform for researchers to make new discoveries. LUMS is proud to house researchers that include faculty members, postdoctoral fellows, graduate and undergraduate students. LUMS has 200+ PhD faculty members and 100+ active PhD students who are actively involved in numerous fields of research. During last five years, LUMS faculty members have won 600+ externally funded grants worth more than PKR 5 Billion. The university has also established strong ties at national and international level with 400+ knowledge partners.