NUST Research Arsenal against COVID-19

  • June 22, 2020

We would like to inform you that Innovation & Commercialization Department of NUST has introduced indigenously developed technologies to give the nation a fighting chance against pandemic. NUST sallied forth with a range of products that are hailed by the government and industries. Some of its indigenous accomplishments/ products are as under:

  • Targeted sensitive and cost-effective coronavirus testing kits (N-Covkit) for the detection of coronavirus-complete lab trial submitted to DRAP for their approval followed by its commercialization by industry.
  • Unmanned ground Vehicles N-Rover) and aerial spray units (Aeron) retrofired to disinfect critical infrastructure.
  • Low cost portable ventilation devices named N-Savor, under rapid development.
  • High quality hand sanitizers N-Safe matching post-COVID-19 international guidelines. Product technology transferred to Pharmaceutical Company in Karachi and has already hit the retail market in Karachi (to be introduced across Pakistan).
  • HygeinN, a multipurpose sanitization and disinfectant formula for equipment, surfaces and skin.
  • Bilingual (English and Pakistan’s national language Urdu) screening app (world’s first Urdu app for COVID-19 screening), enabling citizens to self-screen for COVID-19, named COVID Check.

Details are available at the website:

For further details you may please contact:

Research Innovation & Commercialization)NUST

H-12, Islamabad.

Tel: 92-51-90856201


Thanking you,

Yours sincerely,

Majid Shabbir

Secretary General