Vision & Purpose


To promote and strengthen the research culture in all disciplines of FUI to bring it at par with other national and international institutions of higher learning and maintain the highest standards of research by both students and faculty.

To transform FUI into a research led institution and to contribute in developing research leadership to play their role in transforming the economic focus of the country through quality research outcomes and in line with the HEC’s ongoing policy of “National Research Program for the Universities” for building the national economy.


The purpose of the Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) is to develop, expand, enhance and manage the FUI’s research programs and to link research activities directly to the educational, social and economic priorities of the university and its broader community. The ORIC is also responsible for assuring that the quality of research reflects the highest international standards and advances the stature of the university as one of the best research institutions of the country.

The ORIC has the responsibility to make sure that all research programs and policies of the university reflect the core values of academic freedom, professional integrity and ethical conduct and to guarantee the full compliance of all policies, legal requirements and operational standards of the university and the HEC.