The Lahore Knowledge Park is an actualization of Triple Helix configuration; a framework to create synergies between government, academia and industry to operate into an interactive rather than linear model for the establishment of social formats and entities to promote commercial innovation and R&D. Lahore Knowledge Park stands for the government out of the three main entities of Triple Helix model. Each entity of this structural framework has a not so limited yet defined role to play; Government herein referred as LKP has to FACILITATE and create COLLABORATIONS to stimulate and sustain the process of INNOVATION, R&D, Knowledge creation and transfer.

Facilitation

In its vital role as a science and technology park, setup by GoP, LKP will be facilitating the Academia and Industry to stimulate and sustain the process of innovation, R&D and knowledge creation.

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Collaboration

LKP will be assisting academia and the industry to coexist, co-create and share the knowledge to address national challenges and to make Pakistan, south Asia’s nodal point for Knowledge Economy.

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Innovation

As a knowledge hub, LKP will be providing a holistic R&D environment, technology readiness and contemporary infrastructural support for growth oriented research and innovation.

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Innovation Clusters

Manufacturing and Engineering Sciences

To improve products & processes and to enhance the quality of human life.

Information and Communication Technology

To enable start-ups, entrepreneurs and institutions to expand their economic opportunities.

Lahore Knowledge Park Company 3D Master Plan

Life Sciences and Biotechnology

To heal, fuel and feed humanity.

Creative Industry

To develop on a creative economy agenda based on our considerable assets in arts, design and fashion industries as well as in film and interactive leisure software production.

POTENTIALS & OPPORTUNITIES

Pakistan Higher Education Sector’s Overview

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228000

or more students pass out yearly with 16 years or above education.

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14000

or more students pursuing Ph.D. Programs .

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10000

Computer Sciences Graduates Per Year.

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343387

or more enrolled in Masters and M.Phil. Programs.

76%
or more literacy Rate

PROSPECTIVE INCENTIVES

  • For Universities
  • For Businesses
  • For Foreign Faculty
  • For Foreign Universities At LKP
  • Capital expenditure for the construction of campuses to be funded by LKPC and Government of the Punjab.
  • Complete infrastructure facilities to be provided by LKPC.
  • Highly concessional rates for land lease.
  • Exemptions on import duties and tax holidays as part of SEZ (Special Economic Zone).
  • One Stop Solution Shop for business modelling, legal and financial consultancy.
  • Plug and Play Business Spaces.
  • High-specification research laboratories.
  • Tax exemptions as part of Special Economic Zone (SEZ).
  • Exemption from import duties and taxes on the import of goods, materials, equipment required for the operations of LKP and for the entities located inside the LKP.
  • Out of a huge number of Pakistanis teaching in international universities, many will be potentially willing to relocate to the country.
  • Currently 10,000 Ph.Ds. are teaching in Pakistani universities and the number is growing.
  • More than 14,000 Ph.Ds. qualifying every year.
  • Total annual spending by Pakistani students in foreign universities is USD 2 Billion.
  • Yearly, out of 200,000 students applying for admissions in international universities, 160,000 cannot secure admissions; the surplus number signifies a large pool of potential students for foreign universities to locate at LKP.

THE SALIENT
COMPONENTS

Research & Development:

Under the four key economic clusters, Lahore Knowledge Park will be hosting research and innovation hubs, corporations, entrepreneurship centers and start-up incubation centers. High-specification laboratories will be setup to foster rapid research.

The Academic Zone:

This zone will host international universities, Applied Sciences Institutes, Technical Research Institute, Business Schools, contemporary Arts and Design Schools, Elementary and Science High Schools.

Central Business Zone:

The park has a designated central area for the construction of multi-story, ready-to-use office buildings, hotels, commercial complexes, shopping centers and food courts.

Residential Zone:

The Park will have separate developed land area for the construction of multi-tenant buildings, student residences and apartment buildings.

Amenities:

LKP will have a modern sports complex, a huge central park, health care facilities and other lifestyle amenities for the knowledge workers and residents.

LKPC RESULTS IN 25 YEARS

EDUCATION

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BA STUDENTS
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MA STUDENTS
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PhD. STUDENTS

EMPLOYMENT

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SCIENCE & INNOVATION JOBS
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BUSINESS SERVICES JOBS
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UNIVERSITY JOBS

COMMUNITY

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PEOPLE LIVING IN LKP
0
PEOPLE USING LKP

In the next 25 years LKP will create

0 million square feet state-of-the-art office space.
Labor income PKR 0 billion.
Corporate income tax revenue PKR 0 billion.
0 jobs.
Labor income tax revenue PKR 0 billion.
Corporate turnover PKR 0 billion.

Preliminary Information Memorandum

Lahore Knowledge Park Company | A Vision for the 21st Century Knowledge Economy

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