Mr Sajid Naeem, Dr. Asad Muhammad Khan, Department of Chemistry and Dr. Sohail A Shahzad, Department of Chemistry visited Viscolloids industrial unit at Hattar industrial Estate. Detailed discussion on their problems and possible solutions regarding their ongoing products took place, for example evaluation/study of Guar & CMC surface properties and synthetic modification of Guar depending on future plans. Deliberation on establishment of a new research laboratory at CUI, Abbottabad Campus according to their R & D and product requirements if they financially facilitate us, took place. Initially, it was agreed to work on their problems for taking confidence building measures. Legal matters will be discussed further between Mr. Sajid Naeem and Mr. Gulzar Shah Mashwani (Chief Executive of Viscolloids Industry). Finally, collaboration can be strengthened via development of new research laboratory by involving more faculty members from Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy.
In the first week of December 2020, the CEO of Viscolloid Pvt Limited also paid a visit to CUI Abbottabad and was positively keen and interested in future collaboration.