The UK government-backed program has selected nine startups for its second cohort, with each receiving $33,000.
The artificial intelligence and data science-focused hub will aim to support 35,000 new jobs within five years.
Emphasis inside government and among its advisers is that more value and focus should be on the investors scaling up the business rather than those coming up with the idea and helping the entrepreneur set up a business.
Following a five-year pilot program to help immigrants launch startups and become permanent residents, the government has decided to make the scheme permanent.
The centre has been established at the Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research.
"It is important to create subdivisions that will work closely with startups and small innovative companies, as well as venture funds."
The internet-of-things technology developer has pulled in funding from backers including Bpifrance, Robert Bosch, Foxconn, Inmarsat, Swisscom, KPN and Orange.