Mr. Fazal Abbas Makhen, Secretary Ministry of Science and Technology, chairs a presentation on Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) by the Foundation Chairman, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, on August 24, 2015

Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf gives a presentation on PSF to Mr. Fazal Abbas Makhen, Secretary Ministry of Science and Technology, at the Foundation on August 24, 2015.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF, Mr. Stefano Gatto, Acting EU Ambassador to Pakistan and Prof. Dr. Muhammad Qaiser, Vice Chancellor, University of Karachi at seminar on EU Research & Innovation Programme HORIZON-2020” at University of Karachi, Karachi.

PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf and Secretary Pakistan Academy of Sciences Dr. Zabta Khan Shinwari witness the MoU signing ceremony while PSF Member Science Prof. Dr. Muhammad Akram Sheikh and Director DoST Mr. Zahoorul Haq sign the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations.

A group photo of Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF with participants of the workshop on Inquiry Based Science Education jointly organized by ECOSF and the Committee of Science under the Ministry of Education and Science, Government of Republic of Kazakhstan on 22-25 June, 2015 in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF and Mr. Zhang Haihua, First Secretary, Science and Technology Section, Embassy of People's Republic of China, discuss matters pertaining to technology transfer to Pakistan, at Pakistan Science Foundation on July 1, 2015.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF, awards shield to a winner of High School Summer Science Research Program (HSSSRP-2014) at inaugural ceremony of HSSSRP-2015 at PSF Auditorium on June 9, 2015

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF speaking as the Chief Guest at a function in connection with 24th Inter Board Science Poster Competition, at PSF on June 2, 2015.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF chairs a meeting of PSF and UNESCO officials at Pakistan Science Foundation on May 29, 2015.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF chairs a meeting of PSF and British Council teams on partnership programs at Pakistan Science Foundation on May 29, 2015.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF presents the Foundation insignia to H.E. Sadik Babür Girgin, Ambassador of Turkey, on May 27, 2015

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF and H.E. Sadik Babür Girgin, Ambassador of Turkey, discuss scientific and technological collaboration between the two brotherly countries at PSF on May 27, 2015

A group photo of Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF and other renowned Pakistani scientists with the Chairman of Presidium of National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Acad. Vladimir G. Gusakov, during latter's visit to Pakistan Academy of Sciences in Islamabad on 25 May 2015.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman, Pakistan Science Foundation, addresses inaugural ceremony of an event organized by Pakistan Museum of Natural History on its premises to celebrate International Day for Biological Diversity on May 22.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF and US Embassy delegation comprising Ms. Shai Bista, Second Secretary, Christopher Mckinney, Environment, Science & Technology and Health Officer and Ms. Gul-e-Afshan, Economic Specialist discuss Pak-US collaboration for promotion of science and technology at PSF on May 21, 2015.

Prof. Dr Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF and Dr Akram Chaudhry, Vice Chancellor, University of Sargodha (UoS) address a workshop on Intellectual Property Rights jointly organized by PSF and UoS on May 15, 2015.

Prof. Dr Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF and Dr Akram Chaudhry, Vice Chancellor, University of Sargodha exchange documents after signing MoU of cooperation in research and innovation at University of Sargodha, Sargodha on May 15, 2015.

A group photo of Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF and Dr. Mirza Habib Ali, Focal Person International Linkages, PSF, with Dr. Rahman Nurdun, Head of Department East and South Asia, Pacific and Latin America, the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA), Turkey, during the former's visit to TIKA, in last week of April 2015.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF, addresses the inaugural session of the workshop titled "Essential Skills for New Age Information Professional" at MUET Library and Online Information Center, Jamshoro on April 15-16, 2015.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf visits the Textile Engineering Department of MUET, Jamshoro on April15, 2015.

Chairman PSF, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf monitoring the progress of PSF-NSLP Funded Project at National Nematological Research Centre, (NNRC), University of Karachi.

The Chairman PSF, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf examining the Humic Acid Production Unit at FRC, PCSIR Laboratories, Karachi.

Rana Tanveer Hussain, Federal Minister for Science and Technology (S&T), awards a shield to Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF, at the inaugural ceremony of S&T Exhibition and Symposium on "Effective Linkage Between Industry, Academia and R&D Organizations for National Development", jointly organized by Commercialization Cell of MoST and PCSIR Laboratories Lahore on April 13, 2015.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF, addresses the inaugural ceremony of S&T Exhibition and Symposium on "Effective Linkage Between Industry, Academia and R&D Organizations for National Development", jointly organized by Commercialization Cell of MoST and PCSIR Laboratories Lahore on April 13, 2015.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF and Mr. David J. Williams, Agriculture Counselor, Embassy of United States of America, discuss Pak-US scientific research initiatives.

Chairman PSF along with the Principal Investigators of NSLP funded projects at NIFA.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF and Mr. Alban Schwerer, Scientific and Higher Education Attache, Embassy of France discuss collaborative programs.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF and Ms. Sarah Parvez, Manager Higher Education and Skills, British Council discuss joint projects at Pakistan Science Foundation.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF, Dr. Aamir Ejaz, Director ORIC, University of the Punjab and Mr. Abid Sherwani, Chief Executive Officer, IRP hold a meeting at PSF.

Prof. Dr. Javed Ashraf, VC, QAU, and Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF award certificate to a participant of the national training workshop on "Digital Content Management" organized by the PASTIC.

Austrian Nobel Laureate visits Pakistan Science Foundation - March 19, 2015

Message from the Chairman

At all scales, the role of science and technology in resolving economic, social and environmental problems is crucial. Attainment of scientific knowledge and appropriate technologies is a key to achieve this goal. Moreover, we should use novel and integrated approaches that fully enrich existing and new scientific knowledge. In this connection, universities, research and development institutes and industry can play a leading role tackling all major problems identified so far...
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Interview of Chairman

Welcome to PSF

Pakistan Science Foundation(PSF) is the apex body for promotion and funding of scientific and technological research and science popularization in the country. PSF has two subsidiary organizations i.e. Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH) and Pakistan Scientific and Technological Information Center (PASTIC).

The Foundation functions as a link of PMNH/PASTIC agency for the establishment of comprehensive scientific and technological information dissemination centers, promotion of research in the universities and other institutions, establishment of science centers, museums, promotion of scientific societies, organization of periodical science conferences, exchange of visits of scientists with other countries, prizes and fellowships to individuals engaged in developing processes of consequence to the economy of the country.

News & Updates

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Publish Date: 21-08-2015
Awareness Seminar on EU Research & Innovation Programme HORIZON-2020”
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Publish Date: 15-06-2015
PSF, PSCB Jointly Organize High School Summer Science Program
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Pakistan Science Foundation's Subsidiary Organizations

PASTIC
PASTIC is the premier organization for dissemination of Scientific and Technological Information to the Scientists, Researchers
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PMNH
Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH) situated at Garden Avenue, Shakarparian, Islamabad was established in 1976
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Attention Students

The last date for receipt of application under Science Talent Forming Scheme (STFS) is extended up to 27th August 2015


Attention Principal Investigators

It is to inform to all the Principal Investigators that the Technical Committee of PSF only recommends the projects, whereas its final approval is granted by PSF Executive Committee.