National Incubation Center

Incubation Programme




We have a responsibility as a nation to take forward the dream of Alama Iqbal and the efforts Quaid-e-Azam. Join us to dream, build and rise as you take your startup to new heights. We accept applications for incubation twice a year.

Pakistani Startups from all tech genres including health-tech, AR/ VR, Agri-tech, Gaming, Big Data and Analytics, Mobile Apps, Shared Economy, Digital Marketing, Ed-Tech, Aviation, Fintech, Wearables, IoT, Robotics and more are encouraged to apply.

Once incubated, the NIC provides an enabling environment to the founders to help them transform their ideas into viable businesses. The management team at the NIC keeps a close watch on startup progress, identifies gaps, assigns KPI’s and provides guidance as per founder needs.

Incubation Process

Applications Accepted

Founders from across Pakistan are invited to apply during our incubation windows twice a year.

Founder Interviews

Shortlisted candidates attend expert panel interviews. Interviews are held across the country.

The Results

The NIC takes great care in considering which startups make it through.

Your Incubation Begins

A range of trainings and facilities are provided to startups, along with rent free space to work at the NIC.

Graduation Assessments

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) ensure only startups that meet or exceed expectations graduate.


After a year of incubation you become a part of the NIC alumni network.

A range of FREE benefits for startups

An all encompassing incubation program for startups, following the lifecycle of an entrepreneur from start to finish. Apply now for a full year of incubation following the life cycle of an entrepreneur from start to finish

  • Learn from Industry Experts

    We curate the top industry mentors and experts to connect our startups with.

  • Custom Built Program

    The NIC program is sculpted to give you the skills and assets you need as a founder.

  • Networking Opportunities

    Gain access to a range of local and international experts, mentors and potential partners.

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