Saba Khan is a tech transfer professional who has significantly contributed in transforming NUST into Pakistan’s first, 3rd Gen University. For more than 12 years she has been supporting and strengthening innovation and commercialization ecosystem in the University. Her concerted efforts in the field, resulted in process of commercialization of University intellectual ownership through licensing to industries in Pakistan. With the focus to embrace technology transfer in the international markets, she managed to establish China Pak Technology Transfer Centre at NUST. She also devised strategies and formulated policies on commercialization and formulation of Spinoff companies in Academia. She has been actively working as the focal person and trainer of trainers for establishing ORICs in different universities across Pakistan.
With a strong educational background in the field of marketing, international business and software engineering, Saba Khan developed a vision to build university-industry linkages, promote innovation, commercialize IPs through licensing not only to local industries but also to international market. She is now actively involved in enhancing the Tech Transfer function of National Science and Technology Park of NUST.