Dr. Amir Ikram received his PhD from School of Management, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China (an AACSB-accredited school). So far, he has published 12 research papers in reputed international and ABDC listed journals. He is an awardee of HEC Research Grant [Project number: 2447] for the project titled: ‘Technology Commercialization through Pursuance of Cluster Strategy and Triple Helix Framework’. Besides publishing papers, Dr. Amir participated and presented his research in international conferences around the globe, including USA, Pakistan and China. He has also contributed in numerous projects of National Natural Science Foundation of China. His academic resources can be accessed from <www.amirikram12.blogspot.com>. His research interests lie in entrepreneurship, cluster strategy, supply chain management, additive manufacturing and regional development.