The Hazara University ORIC vision is to enable and lead Pakistan's transformation to a knowledge-based economy dependent upon innovation and entrepreneurship.
“MAKING HAZARA UNIVERSITY A POWERHOUSE OF HIGH GROWTH INNOVATION”
“TRANSFORMING HAZARA UNIVERSITY TO DRIVE HIGH IMPACT INNOVATION, APPLIED RESEARCH AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP”
RESPONSIBILITIES OF ORIC
The Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) at Hazara University is established to link research and commercialization from the University with emerging and existing firms across Pakistan and around the world. As an umbrella Work closely with the researchers, departments and university authorities. The office also serves as a conduit to local, regional and federal partners to ensure research results aid the growth of Pakistan’s economy.
Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) has developed a mechanism for research commercialization and will establish a Business/Technology Incubator to work closely for innovation and entrepreneurship.
ORIC consists of four important wings:
Research Operations & Development
University-Industrial Linkages and Technology Transfer
Intellectual Property / Legal Services
ORIC in Hazara university works on the commercialization of research and helping startups to incubate, grow, create new jobs, products, services, markets, carry out innovation and bring in funding. We are be expected to:
Secure funds for contractual research
Generate Revenues from Research commercialization/ Technology Transfer
Secure Investments for Incubates
Create Jobs and Internships
ORIC activities will revolve around the following research cycle to ensure research impact on the economy and society.
SERVICES OFFERED BY ORIC
Fundraising for research
Provide information to faculty about various available research grants
Link faculty with relevant industry
Help and guide on patent filing and licensing
The interface between faculty and the commercial sector
Work with patent counsel to assess patentability/licensing
Evaluate markets for commercialization of inventions
Identify potential licensees
Negotiate terms of licenses
Assist with negotiating problematic sponsored research agreements