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PU to promote Industrial Biotechnology & Bio-refining
PU to promote Industrial Biotechnology & Bio-refining

LAHORE: (Friday, January 26, 2018): Punjab University will develop joint venture in R&D products with industrial and business sector to convert agricultural and organic wastes using modern biotechnology and bio-refining methods. This was stated by Punjab University Faculty of Life Sciences Dean Prof. Dr. Muhammad Naeem Khan while addressing the concluding session of “Symposium on Industrial Biotech & Bio-refining” organized by the Centre for Applied Molecular Biology (CAMB).

Dr. Naeem Khan emphasized and stressed upon the scientists to exploit the huge economic potentials offered by biotechnology companies in the field of industry, agriculture, health and environment. He said that the academia-industry linkage to ensure the commercialization of applied research was the need of hour that could revolutionize the agriculture, industry and health sectors in the country. The symposium was addressed by keynote speakers from various organizations including Dr. Yasar Saleem, PCSIR, Dr. Amir Said, BSP, Dr. Mohsin Javed, VU, Mian Arif, RevGreen, Dr. Muhammad Farhan, CAMB and Dr. Nadeem Sheikh, Director CAMB, who gave lectures on various aspects of applied biotechnology.