27Dec2020
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Honorable Minister ST&IT Visited U.S.-Pakistan Center

Minister of Science & Technology and Information Technology (ST & IT) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mr. Kamran Khan Bangash along with Director of Science and Technology Directorate, Dr Khalid Khan, visited U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Energy (USPCAS-E), University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Peshawar. 

Mr. Bangash was briefed by Vice Chancellor UET Peshawar, Prof. Dr. Iftikhar Hussain about USPCAS-E. Founding Director, Dr. Najeeb Ullah delivered a detailed presentation to Minister ST & IT about the role of USPCAS-E and its achievements so far in the field of energy. Dr. Najeeb mentioned in his brief that USPCAS-E is carrying out research work in the field of Renewable Energy, Thermal Systems Engineering, Energy Policy and Electrical Engineering System. He further shared that USPCAS-E has already been declared Think Tank for solutions to energy related issues in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Speaking at the occasion Mr. Bangash commended the work of USPCAS-E. He praised the efforts of USAID for addressing the challenges of energy sector by establishing specialized higher education institutes in the region. He expressed gratitude and thanked USAID for the initiative by establishing USPCASE which is aimed to empower the young engineers of KP. He added, since ST&IT sectors are in dire need of immediate consideration and therefore KP government is resolute on improving these sectors. Mr. Bangash reiterated that provincial government will put all the possible efforts to stay on course of assisting the endeavors made for the betterment of institutions like USPCAS-E.…


27Dec2020
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Establishment of School of Technology in Government Technical Institute Shalman Landi Kotal

Directorate of Science & Technology (DoST) has initiated the project titled “Establishment of School of Technology in Government Technical Institute Shalman Landi Kotal” (ADP # 191925). This Directorate invites sealed Technical & Financial bids on Single Stage - Single Envelop System in accordance with the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Procurement Rules 2014, from the eligible/registered bidders on Turn Key basis for the following packages.

27Dec2020
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CREATIVE FEST.

DoST brings you the 1st ever CREATIVE FEST... a fantastic opportunity to showcase your TALENT... KP has got Talent.... realize your dreams.

Celebrating our local talent as makers, innovators, entrepreneurs, and hobbyists, come together to exhibit their work

Children between 6-12 years are invited to display their science and technology projects at the #CreativeFestKP this February.

👇👇👇👇👇👩‍💻👨‍💻

  1. Register as Startup


  2. Register as Makers


  3. Register as Attendee


  4. Register as Student

  5. Rules and Regulation


#MeetTheMakers #CreativeFestKP #Startups #Studentprenuers #Science #Technology #IT #KPIT #Peshawar #Pakistan

27Dec2020
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National Consultations Workshop

The Directorate of Science and Technology (DoST), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is in the process of developing the first-ever provincial Science, Technology & Innovation (STI) Strategy/policy in Pakistan. In order to achieve this, DoST is making exhaustive consultations with the stakeholders.

01Dec2020
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Greenovation- Producing LPG by recycling waste plastic.

Honorable Chief Minister KP awarding Seed Funding to a recently graduated Startup from DoST-GIKI incubator – first-ever such ceremony in KP In line with Government initiative of Clean & Green Pakistan, Greenovation is Pakistan's first-ever Energy startup which is producing hydrocarbon-based fuel in the form of LPG from non-biodegradable plastic waste through an environmentally friendly and innovative process.

It has zero environmental impact, as there are no air and water emissions; the Project is highly efficient and green. The project falls in line with multiple sustainable development goals of the United Nations i.e., Affordable & Green Energy (Goal 7), Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure (Goal 9), Sustainable Cities & Communities (Goal 11), Climate Action (Goal 13), Life on Land (Goal 15), Participations for the Goals (Goal 17), which Pakistan is also trying to fulfill. So this project not only uplifts Pakistan at a global level but also directly provides a clean environment, standard living, and stable energy supply to common people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The Project Team includes Supervisor Dr. Cedric Aimal Edwin, Co-Supervisor Dr. Khuram Imran and Team Members are Saad Bin Azam, Shafiullah Marwat, and Miss. Umaima Iftikhar.


01July2020
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GIK Incubation Center

Minister Science & Technology visited the GIK Incubation Center

30Apr2020
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Call for Proposals

The Directorate of Science and Technology (DoST) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa under its development Project “Promotion & Development of Science & Technology in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa” invites proposals from Researchers/ Entrepreneurs/ Technologists for commercialization of their viable products. The commercialization award is up to PKR 30 Million.
Eligibility Criteria

  • 10% of the total commercialization awarded amount will be paid by the main applicant.
  • Focused areas include Energy, Environment, Agriculture, Food, Health, Mines, Minerals, Water, etc.
  • Have passed ‘Proof of Concept stage’ (i.e. ready for commercialization).
  • Be innovative and provide solution(s) to problems or challenges.
  • Show clear business opportunity(s) and its positive impact(s) on the public, economy and environment of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
  • Main applicant must be a Khyber Pakhtunkhwa domicile holder positioned anywhere in Pakistan or abroad, however business operations must be based in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Applicants must submit the following:

  • Complete prescribed application form, available on official website dost.kp.gov.pk
  • Application(s) from academia must have proof of linkages with industry partner(s)

30Apr2020
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Regional Science Olympiad /Fair

A unique opportunity for the students as well as general public to showcase to the world their creativity, knowledge & scientific genius in S&T development. The best will be awarded cash prizes and certificates. It could be YOUR lifetime opportunity. The winners of the Regional Science Olympiads/ Fairs will qualify for the Grand Provincial Science Olympiad /Fair.
Categories of Participation:
1.            Schools
2.            Colleges/Technical Colleges
3.            Universities
4.            General Public  

Registration Procedure:

Register your idea/model/prototype/project by filling the Registration Form and submit it on the address given below. The form must reach this office or can also be emailed to “infosipdy@gmail.com” on or before 25th April, 2019.

18Dec2019
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Introductory Session on Blockchain Technology

First time ever in Pakistan...Introductory Session on Blockchain Technology the generational technology shift......Imad Ahmad the facilitator....

Blockchain technology enables distributed public ledgers that hold immutable data in a secure and encrypted way and ensure that transactions can never be altered. While Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are the most popular examples of blockchain usage, this "distributed ledger technology" (DLT) is finding a broad range of uses. Data storage, financial transactions, real estate, asset management and many more uses are being explored.

11Sep2019
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Leaders in Science & Innovation Policy Workshop

DoST and P2 bring to you the Leaders in Science & Innovation Policy Workshop.
Jan 8-9, 2019, Peshawar.

20June2019
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Regional Science Olympiad

A unique opportunity for the students as well as general public to showcase to the world their creativity, knowledge & scientific genius in S&T development. The best will be awarded cash prizes and certificates. It could be your life time opportunity. The winners of the Regional Science Olympiads/ Fairs will qualify for the Grand Provincial Science Olympiad /Fair
Categories of Participation:

  1. Schools
  2. Colleges/Technical Colleges
  3. Universities
  4. General Public   

Registration Procedure:

Register your idea/model/prototype/project by filling the Registration Form and submit it to the address given below. The form must reach this office or can also be emailed to “infosipdy@gmail.com” on or before 17th June, 2019.

12June2019
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Regional Science Olympiad /Fair

Directorate of Science and Technology (DoST), Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa under its developmental scheme titled “Promotion & Support of Scientific Innovation/ Product Development by Youth of Schools/ Colleges/ Universities (SIPDY)” is organizing 06 Regional Science Olympiads/ Fairs in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. 1st Regional Science Olympiad/ Fair for Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Mardan, Swabi Districts and tribal districts of Khyber & Mohmand. An open competition for science innovative ideas, research, models, prototypes processes & projects etc.  among schools, colleges, universities and general public.  A unique opportunity for the students as well as general public to showcase to the world their creativity, knowledge & scientific genius in S&T development. The best will be awarded cash prizes and certificates.

The competition starts from today and will culminate in the event on 29th November, 2018. It could be YOUR life time opportunity.

The winners of the Regional Science Olympiads/ Fairs will qualify for the Grand Provincial Science Olympiad /Fair.

Categories of Participation:
1. Schools
2. Colleges/Technical Colleges
3. Universities
4. General Public
Registration Procedure:
Register your idea/model/prototype/project by filling the Registration Form and submit it on the address given below. The form must reach this office or can also be emailed to “infosipdy@gmail.com” on or before 20th November 2018.


18Apr2019
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Regional Science Olympiad /Fair

A unique opportunity for the students as well as general public to showcase to the world their creativity, knowledge & scientific genius in S&T development. The best will be awarded cash prizes and certificates. It could be YOUR life time opportunity. The winners of the Regional Science Olympiads/ Fairs will qualify for the Grand Provincial Science Olympiad /Fair.
Categories of Participation:
1.            Schools
2.            Colleges/Technical Colleges
3.            Universities
4.            General Public  

Registration Procedure:

Register your idea/model/prototype/project by filling the Registration Form and submit it to the address given below. The form must reach this office or can also be emailed to "register.rso@gmail.com" on or before 15th April, 2019.

21Feb2019
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Second Regional Science Olympiad /Fair

A unique opportunity for the students as well as general public to showcase to the world their creativity, knowledge & scientific genius in S&T development. The best will be awarded cash prizes and certificates. It could be YOUR life time opportunity. The winners of the Regional Science Olympiads/ Fairs will qualify for the Grand Provincial Science Olympiad /Fair.
Categories of Participation:
1.            Schools
2.            Colleges/Technical Colleges
3.            Universities
4.            General Public  

Registration Procedure:
Register your idea/model/prototype/project by filling the Registration Form and submit it to the address given below. The form must reach this office or can also be emailed to “infosipdy@gmail.com” on or before 18th February 2019.

21Feb2019
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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Science, Technology & Innovation Awards 2019

In recognition of extraordinary efforts & to honour people of exceptional abilities making Khyber Pakhtunkhwa visible on the world map, DoST proudly announces prestigious and coveted “Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Science, Technology & Innovation (STI) Awards 2019” under its developmental scheme titled “Promotion & Support of Scientific Innovation/ Product Development by Youth of Schools/ Colleges/ Universities (SIPDY)”.
KP STI awards (Cash Awards, Certificates and Medals) will be awarded in the following Three (03) Categories:

  • Top Scientist Award (Academic Achievement) (1 Award)
  • Top Innovator Award (Excellence in Innovation and Technology Transfer) (2 Awards)
  • Top Young Investigator Award (Emerging Science Leader) (1 Award)

Documents/Testimonials/Credentials Required

Scientists, technologists & innovators interested to compete for the prestigious and coveted awards should annex copies of the following documents/testimonials/credentials with their applications:

  • Complete resume, domicile and National Identity Card
  • List of all previous awards and honors
  • Abstracts of research publications produced along with the impact factor and total citations
    • Titles of the publications
    • Name(s) of Author(s)
    • Summary of the results
    • Sectors to which technology is related.
    • Economic/ industrial importance of the research/technology transferred/excellence in innovation
  • List of patents granted and commercialized
  • List of Books Published/ Edited (Title page and Table of Contents shall be provided)
  • Details of external research grants secured
  • Details of Research work/ Technology Transfer / Process developed / Product developed / excellence in innovation used/ implemented by any institutions/ industry/ community.