Innovation and commercialization team



Prof. Dr. Hina Zafar

Dr. Waqar Ahmed Siddiqui

Role of Innovation Domain: 

Innovation includes two sub domains i.e. Academic domain and Patent/Industrial domain.

 Academic domain: It introduces/facilitates regular workshops, symposium, courses and conferences to improve research/educational practices and inspire innovation.  

Patents/ Industrial domain:

1. This domain will facilitate the patent filing within the country and abroad.

2.  Innovation domains of ORIC develops an Institutional Intellectual portfolio (IIP) representing the institutional, faculty and student’s contribution in the field.

3.  Innovation domain builds up Intellectual Portfolio awareness by conducting information sessions for students, faculty and staff.

4. Innovation domain collaborates with the Technology and Innovation Support Centre of Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, to project institutional research and development to a global level.

Role of Commercialization Domain

- Updating of ORIC data/information regarding funding/donor agencies.

- Establishment of links with research funding donors

- Establishment of links with Industries

- Arrange/conduct seminars about faculty industry interaction.

- Develop business plans for ORIC

- Develop KPIs to assess the progress of Commercialization domain of ORIC

- Coordinate with Research and Innovation domains of the ORIC.