DICE Textile is a focused strategic initiative of DICE Foundation USA, led by National Textile University (NTU) Faisalabad in close collaboration with consortium universities, textile Industry, and government. The major objectives of DICE Textile platform are: to grow indigenous textile industry in Pakistan by providing a common platform for Academia, Textile Industry, Government and Expatriates to promote and collaborate on innovations related to textile sector, commercialization of innovations, textile engineering capacity building leveraging knowledge of expatriates around the world, providing access to Pakistan textile industry to international markets leveraging extensive expatriate network and to help Government of Pakistan in textile policy making.
Objectives of DICE-Textile
- To foster culture of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the country and make it part of Nation’s DNA.
- To establish a strong linkage b/w academia and textile Industry and provide a common platform for academia, industry, government, entrepreneurs and expatriates to interact, share knowledge and collaborate on innovations and commercialization, in order to grow the indigenous textile industry in the country.
- To create a positive and favorable image of Pakistan Textile industry in the eyes of international community – i.e. country fully capable of developing innovative textile products for domestic market as well as for rest of the world.
- To expedite the process of technology revolution in Pakistan by motivating both academia and industry to acquire, promote and utilize state-of-art technologies/high-tech software for the rapid development of innovative textile products.