For Problem Solvers and Innovators- Apply to NICL today!

Hello from the National Incubation Center, Lahore,

We’re pleased to inform you that NICL has opened applications, and is recruiting for its next batch of problem solvers, change makers, and path breakers!

At NICL we’re partners to problem solvers; solution seekers who tirelessly support ideas that provide answers to Pakistan’s most critical problems.

We aim to bolster the start-up ecosystem in the country by providing entrepreneurs with the right atmosphere, training and resources, enabling start-ups to survive and scale, and attract investment capital for growth.

Here’s what we offer:

The Foundry
: Six-month long immersive program, with modules from design thinking, to legal requirements to marketing, and finance; a mini-MBA for start-up founders, with a focus on applied knowledge.

: A world-class network, of faculty from LUMS along with mentors that have excelled in their relevant fields of work. Frequent talks and discussions held with successful entrepreneurs to glean useful tips and insights.

: Access to the Makers Lab, a set of 5 labs helping researchers, students and startups to empathize towards problems and rapidly prototype solutions. Facilities including machining, building electronic circuits, 3D printing, wood and metal power tools, all available under one roof.

Problem Solving approach to Entrepreneurship: We focus on high impact solutions for large sectors utilizing technology, to solve the country’s most pressing problems:

(Wondering whether to apply? Watch what our current cohort had to say about their experience at NICL: )

Got an idea, a business plan, a venture that has what it takes?
Apply now at! Deadline for applications is 22nd March.

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National Incubation Center Lahore (NIC Lahore), powered by the Ministry of Information Technology & Telecom, IGNITE, Fatima Ventures, and LUMS is dedicated to developing high potential, early-stage ventures from across Pakistan by leveraging support from LUMS Faculty, industry veterans, leading business professionals and its vast alumni network. To date, it has incubated 140+ startups, graduated 82, has a network of 150+ mentors and 100+ investors, and raised 37 seed investments.  

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