Since its inception in 2014, Team Formula Electric Racing NUST (FERN) has worked towards creating a Pakistani presence in the global electric vehicle market. The team made it its aim to build Pakistan’s first formula electric car. The team now continues to work to make more iterations of formula-styled electric vehicles for participation in the FSAE series of competitions. Apart from spending its energy on building cars, the team also participates in competitions and exhibitions that are held in annually in the country. The team also uses its influence and experience to motivate the youth of the country towards such achievements by organizing regular school and university visits.
The team also launched a Women Empowerment campaign, titled Women In Science and Engineering (WISE) to encourage more women into this field, especially in the automotive sector. The team also believes in giving back to the society and has partnered with Make A Wish Foundation and HANDS.