Our Vision

Universities produce high quality graduates with innovations with intellectual properties. .

A continuous pipeline of innovators and entrepreneurs joining the economy to achieve Smart Bangladesh golas by 2041.

Our Program

Our program, funded by the World Bank and executed by a consortium led by UPMCS Malaysia, is meticulously designed to ensure a comprehensive transfer of knowledge to participating universities. We focus on:

  • Facilitating innovation teams based in universities to discover innovative problem-solving ideas with proper business case.
  • Providing access to Innovation Challenge Labs for process of ideation, design, prototyping/ proof of concept, minimum viable products (MVP) and commercialization.
  • Bridging the gap between industry and academia.
  • Offering pre-seed and seed funds for prototype and MVP development.
  • Ensuring intellectual property rights protection.
  • Facilitating enrollment into the Smart Bangladesh Accelerator, the largest accelerator program in Bangladesh.

Our Program

Our program, funded by the World Bank and executed by a consortium led by UPMCS Malaysia, is meticulously designed to ensure a comprehensive transfer of knowledge to participating universities. We focus on:

Our Commitment to Gender Equality

We are dedicated to breaking barriers. Our program ensures at least 20% of participants are women, and we provide additional mentorship and support to female-led innovation teams.

Our Strategy

  • Local Context Analysis: We understand the unique strengths, weaknesses, and priorities of each participating university.
  • Digital Platform: Our state-of-the-art SaaS ensures efficient management of cohorts, mentors, and industry leaders.
  • Physical Facilities: Each university hub is equipped with co-working spaces, product development labs, learning areas, and pitching theaters.
  • Innovation Challenge Lab: Our program is divided into prototype, MVP, and commercialization stages, ensuring comprehensive mentorship throughout. These phases will be supported by state-of-the art labs.
  • Collaboration: We believe in the power of collaboration. From inter-university partnerships to industry-academia collaborations, our network is vast and varied.

News & Updates

Varendra University Hosts Inspiring Briefing Session for University Innovation Hub Program

 Varendra University (VU) successfully launched the briefing session for the upcoming cohort of the University Innovation Hub Program (UIHP) on T...

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July 11th, 2024, 06:00:pm
University Innovation Hub Program Launches Successful Online Session for Innovation Cohort 1 at BSMRSTU

 The University Innovation Hub Program (UIHP), a flagship initiative under the Digital Entrepreneurship and Innovation Ecosystem Development Proj...

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July 13th, 2024, 02:00:pm
Successful Briefing Session for University Innovation Hub Program at BRAC University

The University Innovation Hub Program (UIHP) marked another milestone with a successful briefing session held at BRAC University on July 1, 2024. Orga...

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July 1st, 2024, 10:00:pm