About Us

The National Incubation Centers funded by the Ignite National Technology Fund, and the Ministry of IT & Telecom are rekindling the spark of innovation throughout the nation. In just a few short years, the impact and success of the NICs have shown how nurturing creativity and innovation can yield massive dividends.

The National Incubation Center, Faisalabad is Pakistan’s first Agri-Tech and Text-Tech incubator, supporting the growth of the startup ecosystem. It is managed by Fauji Fertilizer Ltd in partnership with Change Mechanics and CyberVision International in collaboration with Founder Institute and GroundUp. NIC Faisalabad established at South Asia’s oldest agriculture university, the renowned University of Agriculture Faisalabad will cultivate a strong resource pool to support the innovators and startups of NIC Faisalabad.

Our Vision

Create a vibrant and sustainable ecosystem for nurturing creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship .

Our Mission

Be the catalyst for innovators and provide innovation infrastructure to steer the innovation process from idea to impact by:

  • Serving as connector across creative groups, research centers and programs involved in innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Support innovations and entrepreneurship initiatives to benefit farmers, agri community, textile and Fashion
  • Identify growth opportunities across agri landscape through creation of new programs, research efforts and physical infrastructure that will impact Pakistan economy.

Our Founding Partners

Fauji Fertilizer Company Limited is the largest agriculture sector player in Pakistan and has held 1st position for 10 consecutive years among the top 25 companies listed on Pakistan Stock Exchange.

Change Mechanics is dedicated to building and strengthening the entrepreneurial ecosystem of Pakistan by providing innovative solutions and services to Startups, SMEs & Corporations through knowledge sharing, mentor collaborations, effective networking and incubation & acceleration programs.

CyberVision is a digital transformation and technology consulting company that provides cutting edge digital solutions, trainings, and investments advisory to tech startups. Since 2004 CyberVision has been a visionary and a reliable partner for major national and international organisations.

GroundUp is an organization which invests in startups of Pakistan with new & innovative ideas. Providing seed money, then provide expertise to the new startups to reach their potential. A platform that invests in companies & startups that services the needs of industries on the verge of massive change through technological innovation.

Founder Institute is the world’s largest pre-seed startup accelerator, having helped launch over 5,000 companies across 200+ cities and six continents by providing a structured challenging business-building process that has helped alumni raise over $1.5 billion.

Our Team

Sayyed Ahmad Masud

Managing Partner

Murtaza Zaidi

Chief Strategy and Industrial Relations

Zeeshan Shahid

Project Director

Aimen Shahid

Program Manager

Rameen Anwar

Communication and Marketing Manager

Jawad Ahmed

Finance and Compliance Manager

Fouad Bajwa

Agriculture Expert

Mushtaq Ansari

Investment Analyst

Sana Ijaz

Admin & HR Manager

Muhammad Usman Khalid

Creative and Digital Media Lead