Director ORIC-Gomal University, D.I.Khan
Professor Dr. Niamatullah Khan Babar
On the directives of Higher Education Commission, Islamabad, the full fledged Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) in Gomal University has been established in 2014 to link research and commercialization from the Gomal University with emerging and existing firms across Pakistan and around the world. As an umbrella Work closely with the researchers, chancellors and on campus Incubators & S&T Park, the office also serves as a conduit to local, regional and federal partners to ensure research results aid the growth of Pakistan’s economy. ORIC will develop it mechanism for research commercialization and will establish a Business/Technology Incubator to work closely for innovation and entrepreneurship.
ORIC shall consist upon three important wings
a. Research Development and operation
c. Research Commercialization/entrepreneurship
ORIC Management, in Gomal University would work on commercialization of research and helping startups to incubate, grow, create new jobs, products, services, markets, carry out innovation and bring in funding. They will 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 economy and society.