Corporate Innovation Center for Agriculture and Allied Technologies (CICAAT)
Vision & Mission
Transforming the Agriculture Landscape by incorporating Climate Smart Agri Technologies
We aim to promote the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship by building the strategic partnership with MNS University of Agriculture Multan by launching the Corporate Innovation Center for Agriculture and Allied Technologies (CICAAT) to work together on initiatives and providing services in the areas of Precision Agriculture, Climate Smart Agriculture, advisory to farmers, commercialization of hydroponics-based vegetables and fruits. The CICAAT will serve as a platform for joint projects and ventures with a core focus on innovation, creating new products and services with focused reference to the agriculture sector in South Punjab first, and then extending to the entire Pakistan.
The Center will also facilitate in joint research and development projects related to agriculture and allied technologies. Sybrid and MNSUAM will support and facilitate each other in developing further collaboration and establishing linkages with relevant corporations, industries, professionals, and key stakeholders concerned in engagement with the agriculture, food security, climate change and other allied verticals. The Center will promote data-driven agriculture in the region and country by sharing the available human resources along with the academic, technical, and commercial assets.
At A Glance
“Partnership with MNSUAM to set up Corporate Innovation Center for Agriculture and Allied Technologies (CICAAT) is part of our strategic goals to build strong relationships with academic & research organizations, to eventually foster the culture of research and innovation. The work done in this center will help contribute to the economic & production uplift of our farmers from South Punjab in specific & Pakistan in general.”Ather Imran Nawaz – CEO Sybrid
“Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the agriculture sector requires exposure to state-of-the-art technology so that the young community in rural areas can build their career in a more decent way. CICAAT, which is a joint venture between MNSUAM and Sybrid (Pvt.) Ltd. will provide opportunities to young individuals to equip themselves accordingly. This is a very good initiative which will promote Agri Entrepreneurship in South Punjab and beyond in the coming future.”Prof. Dr. Asif Ali, T.I., Vice-Chancellor, MNSUAM