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ORIC ( Office of Research Innovation & Commercialization )

The Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) has been established under the directives of Higher Education Commission (HEC).

The aim of ORIC is to:

  • Identify research opportunities for faculty members
  • Facilitate faculty to apply for research grants
  • Legal, administrative and financial management support of research grants
  • Support commercialization, licensing etc, of the university research products
  • Promotion of the research culture
  • Encouraging the publishing of the subject journals
  • Focal point for all the research related works in connection with funds/liaison with the funding agencies
  • Patent filing
  • Identifying new ways and opportunities of collaborations in fields of Biological, Social, Medical & Natural Sciences
  • Creating awareness regarding the ongoing research in QAU and also encouraging University-Industry linkages
  • Establishment of new Research Centers , Centre of Excellence& ¬†Institutes in QAU

the light of above mentioned functions/activities, ORIC is responsible for providing assistance and guidance to the faculty members/Ph.D scholars in the research projects and also responsible to interact with Higher Education Commission, Islamabad, and other funding/donor agencies in respect to above mentioned functions/activities.

Faculties/Departments /Institutes of QAU are therefore requested to send/route all research grant applications/ funding requests for research activities to any funding agency through Office of Research.