National TISC Network

Technology and Innovation Support Centers Network in Pakistan

In November, 2016, Pakistan signed service level agreement with WIPO for establishment of TISCs network in the country.  In the first phase, IPO Pakistan with the collaboration of Higher Education Commission of Pakistan has selected 27 institutes to house TISC, and 20 institutes in second phase. On 12-12-2017, universities, R & D Institutes, Public Ministry / Departments signed Institutional Agreement with IPO and HEC for establishment of TISC in their premises.


Services at TISC:

1. Access to online patent and non-patent (scientific and technical) resources and IP-related publications;

2. Assistance in searching and retrieving technology information;

3. Training in database search;

4. On-demand searches (novelty, state-of-the-art and infringement);

5. Monitoring technology and competitors;

6. Basic information on IP (Patent, Trademark, copyrights, designs) protection and registration;

7. To provide advice on Technology Transfer, commercialization and marketing.


TISC Host Institutes in Pakistan



1.  National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad

2.  COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad

3.  Institute of Space Technology (IST), Islamabad

4.  Riphah International University, Islamabad

5.  Balochistan University of Information Technology & Management Sciences  (BUITMS), Quetta

6.  University of Balochistan, Quetta

7.  University of Peshawar, Peshawar

8.  University of Engineering & Technology (UET), Peshawar

9.  Gomal University, Dera Ismail Khan

10. University of Haripur, Haripur

11. University of the Punjab, Lahore

12. Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore

13. University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, (UVAS) Lahore

14. Lahore College for Women University (LCWU), Lahore

15. University of Agriculture, Faisalabad

16. University of Gujrat, Gujrat

17. Government College Women University (GCWU), Sialkot

18. University of Sargodha, Sargodha

19. Karachi University, Karachi

20. NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi

21. Agha Khan University, Karachi

22. DOW Medical University, Karachi

23. Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, Jamshoro

24. Jinnah University for Women, Karachi

25. Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad

26. Bahria University, Islamabad

27. University of Management & Technology, Lahore 

28. Karakoram International University, Gilgit

29. International Islamic University, Islamabad

30. Air University, Islamabad

31. Institute of Management Sciences, Peshawar

32. Sukkur IBA University, Sukkur

33. University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore

34. GC University, Lahore

35. Iqra University,Karachi

36. Hamdard University

37. Fatima Jinnah Women Unievsrity, Rawalpindi

38. Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi

39. Khyber Medical University, Peshawar

40. Abdul Wali Khan University, Peshawar

41. Government College University, Faisalabad

R & D Institutes:

42. Pakistan Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR), Islamabad

43. National Institute of Electronics (NIE), Islamabad

44. Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources, Islamabad

Public Sector Organizations:

45.Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA),

46.Pakistan Scientific and Technological Information center (PASTIC), Islamabad.

Chamber of Commerce:

47.   Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), Sailkot