OBJECTIVES AND FUNCTION OF ORIC
FUNCTIONS OF ORIC
⦁ To work under the directions of HEC.
⦁ Conduct meetings an year with HEC.
⦁ Identifying and informing the faculty about the research grants opportunities for them to apply and then assist them in acquiring funds from international and national funding agencies.
⦁ To keep track of all the researches carried out in the university by faculty and staff and then commercialize the relevant research to reap maximum benefit for industry and thereby translating the research into the public benefit.
⦁ Arranging seminars and workshops for the University’s students and faculty.
⦁ Developing the University’s strategic research directions and policies.
⦁ Increasing and diversifying external research funding.
⦁ Improving integration of research and education at all levels of the university.
⦁ Improving translation of research into the public benefit.
⦁ Strengthening university-industry relationships.
⦁ Promoting entrepreneurship, technology-transfer and commercialization activities that energize and support the local and national economy.
⦁ Promoting and enhancing cross-cutting and multi-disciplinary research initiatives while working out incentives and awards’ schemes for world class research and publications.
⦁ To critically enhance research activities in UOS Institutes / Colleges / Departments and also protect intellectual property generated as a consequence of research activities