Office of Research Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC):



Introduction

Knowledge based economy has been proved to be the strongest pillar for the development of any nation. Keeping in view the importance of three key areas of research, innovation and commercialization in the development of knowledge based economy of the nation, the Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization has been established at Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam on the directives by Higher Education Commission, Islamabad.

Traditionally, there has been a huge gap between the work done by the researchers in the universities and the actual consumers of those valuable outcomes. This newly established directorate will fill the gap between the research being done in universities and the actual consumers of those innovations.

Moreover, this office will help the research experts to get their projects funded from various organizations around the globe and it will strive to utilize commercial benefits resulting from the work done by the scientific community in the University.

Vision

The office envisions to encourage the research atmosphere and bridge the gap between the researchers and practitioners to pave the way for the country towards its development as knowledge-based economy.

Objectives

  • Producing an environment for research
  • Supporting the research minded intellectuals of the university
  • Training and directing the researcher to the research funding organizations nationally and internationally
  • Adequately facilitate the researchers to apply for patents resulting from their research
  • Arrange for participation in various conferences and symposiums
  • Encourage creativity and innovation by organizing various competitions based on incentives
  • Liaison between laboratory and market for effective commercialization of research outcome
  • Work on target areas/ groups for commercialization of innovations made in laboratory


This page will provide information and updates about different projects, activities and events under ORIC – SAU. Following pages of HEC provide more details about different components of ORIC:

Guidelines for ORIC - HEC

http://hec.gov.pk/english/services/universities/nrpu/Pages/Guidelines-for-ORIC.aspx

Policy of ORIC – HEC

http://hec.gov.pk/english/services/universities/ORICs/Documents/ORIC%20Policy.pdf

Business Incubator Center

http://hec.gov.pk/english/services/universities/EBIC/Pages/default.aspx

List of Office Staff

Prof. Dr. Gordhan Das

Director, ORIC

Mr. Ahmed Khan Mangi

Manager, University Industry Linkages

Mr. Ghulam Shabbir Bhatti

Manager, Research Development

Mr. Mithal Lund

Manager, Research Operation

Mr. Faheem Akhtar Memon

Research Associate

Mr. Najaf Ali Memon

Administrative Assistant

Mr. Jan Mohammad Babar

Publication & Communication Officer

Mr. Habib-ur-Rehman

Research Associate

Mr. Abdul Latif Leghari

Research Associate

Mr. Fahad Ahemd Qureshi

Administrative Assistant

Mr. Sallaudin Shaikh

Administrative Assistant

Mr. Riaz Hussain Mangrio

Manager Property

Mr. Abdul Wahid Memon

Accountant

Mr. Sarfraz Ahmed Soomro

Junior Clerk

 
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