Research grants are a key component of #HEDP (Higher Education Development in Pakistan). HEDP is a five-year project (2019/20 – 2023/24) being implemented by HEC, with support from The World Bank Pakistan, Illango WB, and World Bank Asia. Such HEC grants in past resulted in a number of significant research articles published in recognized journals, in addition to industry agreements and new startups. With improved #GCF, the expected outcome is even more in terms of higher productivity and efficiency. 700+ applications received for mega Grand Challenge Fund (#GCF) grant launched by HEC.
Supporting university professors to undertake research projects to help solve pressing problems facing the country in 9 thematic areas corresponding to key #development issues. #HEDP