DICE (Distinguished Innovations, Collaboration and Entrepreneurship) is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization, registered in Michigan, USA.
DICE is a strategic initiative of DICE Foundation, USA aimed at fostering innovation and entrepreneurship culture at all levels.
DICE is an umbrella program, and there are several major platforms currently active under this program.
The main objective of each of these platforms is to jump start cycle of innovation in the country necessary for its sustainable development, progress and economic prosperity.
Sukkur IBA University signed a Memorandum of Understanding-MoU with Distinguished Innovations, Collaboration & Entrepreneurship (DICE) Foundation on Dec 11, 2015for promotion of Entrepreneurial spirit among the students, where both institutions pledged to work together for the development and further enhance the sense of Entrepreneurship at Sukkur IBA University.
Since 2016 CEL&Inc. organizes DICE VIC event and in 2018 DICE Mega Innovation and Entrepreneurship Event was organized
DICE Mega Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2018
In 2018 National DICE Mega Innovation and Entrepreneurship event was organized at Sukkur IBA University in which students from 86 universities (HEI), 25 Technical Institutes and 45 Youth Category (colleges and schools) participated from all over the country.
A total of 214 ideas were submitted and displayed at exhibition along with 10 stalls displayed by corporate sector.
Top 10 from HEI presented before jury in DICE Shark Session, in this session 7 ideas were funded by investors and Venture Capitalists and finally three team were recognized as winners in each category.
During the event 6 keynote speakers talked about latest findings pertaining to Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
DICE Foundation USA and Sukkur IBA University are determined to work for the development of entrepreneurship in region and country and in this course Business Plan Competitions and Entrepreneurial Events will be organized every year at the university.
Was organized at Sukkur IBA University in which regional universities also participated.
A total of 80 teams participated, out of which 20 were short listed for competition.
All 20 teams participated round 1 (Ad War) , round 2 ( Case Study) and round 3 (Battle in the ring) in which top 10 teams were finalized for presentation of their ideas.
After presentation top 3 teams were termed as winners for the competition.
In collaboration with DICE foundation, USA, CEl&Inc. organized a business plan competition in which more than 48 teams participated, out of them 25 teams found their way to final exhibitions of their prototypes, held on 16th August 2016 at 2nd floor knowledge center, Sukkur IBA University.
Only 10 best projects were selected for the final phase of presentations out of which top three were selected as winners.
DICE 2019 - Abbottabad University of Science & Technology
Dear University Management, Faculty & Students:
Abbottabad University of Science & Technology takes pride in its collaboration with DICE Foundation USA to hold All Pakistan DICE 2019 Mega Innovation & Entrepreneurship Event on October 11 & 12, 2019. This two day event has a broad scope which will bring together academic institutions of Pakistan from all over the country, industry, public institutions, financial institutions and technology vendors displaying their research innovations, products and technologies.
This event will entail exhibition as well as symposium in four different categories (as follows), which will not only showcase the true potential of the academic world of all provinces but also allow prominent industry leaders, leaders from academia and policy makers to sit together and strategize ways to fast-track the growth of innovation driven industry in the country.
Following are 4 Innovation categories in which student projects can me submitted. Each university is encouraged to participate with their best of the best innovative projects in each of the following categories.
Group A: Engineering & Technology, Computer Sciences and Information Technology Group B: Physical Sciences and Agricultural Sciences Group C: Arts & Humanities, Business and Social Sciences Group D: Biological Sciences, Medical Sciences and Veterinary Sciences
Interested students may register themselves at http://dice.aust.edu.pk in any of the four categories of innovation. The deadline for the submission of initial brief proposal of project is Jun 31, 2019.
Please circulate this email with website link & brochure among all departments and faculties in your institution at earliest. Thank you!