Microsoft Pakistan recently unveiled Microsoft Innovation Centre (MIC) in Lahore, a one-of-a-kind venture in collaboration with Government of Punjab. MIC is established with the aim of facilitating the local IT-based economy with support from Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB).
Microsoft Innovation Centres are state-of-the-art technology facilities built to foster innovative research, technological development and provide software solutions to a plethora of government, academic and industrial stakeholders. Globally, there are more than hundred such facilities available for IT and non-IT personnel to develop their skills and showcase their talent on a universal platform. Under this initiative, different programmes are geared to provide development and progress to diverse segments of the knowledge-based economy. The Skills Development programme focuses on intellectual capital and polishes the IT-skills of people through technical and business courses for local ICT companies.-PR