National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad has won the National Finals of Imagine Cup 2019, organised by Higher Education Commission (HEC) and Microsoft Pakistan. The finalists will now travel to Amsterdam for the World Regional Finals. Global Finals will be held in Seattle. Out of 48 finalist teams, NUST team has won Imagine Cup Nation Finals by coming up with “EKKO-Wave Therapeutic Device”, a product that proposes solution for cognitive rehabilitation using vibrational waves.
Shafqat Mahmood, Federal Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training was chief guest of the ceremony which was attended by Dr Tariq Banuri, Chairman HEC, Lt Gen (retd) Muhammad Asghar, Executive Director HEC, Abid Zaidi, Country Manager, Microsoft, Vice Chancellors and a large number of students from different universities.