ORIC  

ORIC

ORIC

In pursuit of initiative taken by Higher Education Commission for strengthening research and the process of knowledge creation, CECOS University has established an Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) at the CECOS Industrial Liaison Center (CILC), Industrial Estate, Hayatabad, Peshawar. The ORIC sub-office is also functional at the main campus, Phase-6, Hayatabad, Peshawar. The ORIC is focused on building a strong commitment towards innovation and commercialization of research at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

The main purpose of establishing ORIC is to provide strategic and operational support to the University’s research activities/program for strengthening University-Industry relationships and promoting entrepreneurship, technology-transfer and commercialization activities that energize and support the local and national economy. The ORIC compromises of a skilled team of faculty and the administration members. In order to achieve the objectives of ORIC, CECOS University has taken a number of initiatives to promote University-Industry linkages and commercialization of research outcome through translating it into public benefit. The initiatives include establishment of Tech Entrepreneurship Center, Light Engineering Center, Project display Center, Design Cell, and CECOS Resource Center. Apart from this, CECOS Open House takes place annually to provide graduates with opportunities by exhibiting their projects to industrialists, academic staff along with other public/private organizations. The ORIC has also signed MoU with universities nationally and internationally to provide exposure to students and facilitate them in every way possible.