The Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) has been established under the directives of Higher Education Commission (HEC), Islamabad. A separate structure and establishment for ORIC has been made functional in the Foundation University. Dr Mustanser Jehangir has joined the Foundation University as Director ORIC. The Office of Research Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) is headed by a Director supported by Advisor (R&QA)/Manager Research operations.
In view of the significant increase in number of post graduate students involved in research, enhancement in research projects, increase in publications and enhanced possibility of commercialization of research; it is equally important to build-up the capacity of the academic institutions of Foundation University to manage all research related activities. ORIC will positively set the pace to match upto the challenges in the field of Research and Innovation.
ORIC provides end to end services for all matters pertaining research & development, innovation, Inventions, commercialization, patents, collaborations, and for arranging seminars/ symposium/ conferences/ workshops, etc.