Office of Research, Innovation, and Commercialization (ORIC)

The development, innovation, encouragement and promotion of the spirit and culture of research and investigation among faculty members and students is central to the university of Chitral’s mission and vision. Scholarly research work and other forms of innovative activities are necessary for achieving sustainable and equitable development in the academic arena for any higher education institution. Therefore, University of Chitral (Uoch), with the vision “Generate and disseminate knowledge”, has devoted significant attention to research, innovation and its commercialization. In consonance with this vision, university of Chitral established office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) under the proposed guidelines of Higher Education Commission. The office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization at university of Chitral came into existence in August, 2018 with an aim to enhance and promote research culture and sprit in university of Chitral by offering support services in all the aspects of research and provide a medium of outreach to the corporate world/industry and academia.4