National Center in Big Data & Cloud Computing

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About Us

National Centre in Big Data and Cloud Computing (NCBC) is a consortium of 12 Labs hosted at 11 universities of Pakistan. The secretariat is hosted at LUMS. NCBC has a research fund at its disposal. The fund will cater for conducting research activities in the field of Big Data and Cloud Computing. This funding opportunity aims at fostering the transition from research and technology to integration and business. The successful outcome of this fund shall put in place a combination of market oriented technological research and development of integration solutions. This shall help new applications to reach the market.

Research Fund Applications

Completed applications should be submitted electronically (Microsoft word & PDF). Please give title your e-mail as (NCBC - PI Name -University Name abbreviation) e.g. (NCBC-XYZ-LUMS)

Our Main

Provide high-value shared services to academia and industrial partners. Develop an advanced workforce in Big Data and Cloud Computing through training and applied work.

Research Themes

The proposal applications should be submitted keeping in view the following research themes and topics of interest:

• Complex Big Data Applications in Science, Engineering, Medicine, Healthcare, Finance, Business, Law, Education, Transportation, Retailing, Telecommunication and other areas

• Big Data in Small Business Enterprises (SMEs)

• Big Data in Government, Public Sector and Society in General

• Cloud Infrastructure as a Service

• Cloud Platform as a Service

• Cloud federation and hybrid cloud infrastructure

• Programming models and systems/tools

• Green data center

• Networking technologies for data center

• Cloud system design with FPGA, GPU & APU

• Monitoring, management and maintenance

• Any other topic of interest in the overall fields of Big Data and Cloud Computing


Please download these important documents and go through them thoroughly before your submission.

Application Process

How to Apply?

  • Step 1

    Download documents and go through policy points and proposal guidelines rigorously.

  • Fill out Proposal Form in line with the proposal guidelines.

  • Fill out Project budget and Project outcomes documents.

  • By 20th August 2020, all duly filled proposal forms in all respects along with supporting documents should be submitted here.

Have any questions for us?

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National Centre in Big Data and Cloud Computing NCBC Secretariat,
Lahore University of Management Sciences, Opposite Sector U, DHA, Lahore Cantt

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