Higher education must empower and enable students to compete in a highly challenging and globalized economy. Among other capacities, higher education institutions must encourage and support student entrepreneurship and innovation as drivers of new ideas, businesses and subsequently of economies. The PEP Foundation has established a Student Start-Up Business Center (SSBC) with the goal of promoting talented students’ entrepreneurship and enhancing their practical learning experience at the University.
To date the PEP Foundation has supported the establishment of SSBC's at the following Univeristies:
Shah Abdul Latif Univeristy Khairpur
Pakistan Institute for Fashion and Design
Mehran University of Engineering and Technology Jamshoro
Goverment College Women University Faisalabad
University of Science and Technology Bannu
University of Agriculture Faislabad