Success Story

RUSH

Around five months of extensive labour, collective team efforts, Rs350,000 collection on a self-help basis and the outcome is the emergence of a blue aerodynamic environment-friendly one-seated small car.

The car was jointly manufactured by students and faculty members of the Mechanical Engineering Department (MED) of a public sector university COMSATS, Sahiwal campus.

It is learnt the car has been selected and will represent Pakistan in the upcoming Manila International Auto Show 2015 starting from April 9 in the Philippines.

Giving details of the self-manufactured car called RUSH, Dr Zaheeruddin, MED head of COMSATS University, said the low-cost aerodynamic car was the project of final year students of the department. “Eight students along with faculty member Tahir Asif developed a successful model car called RUSH”, he said.

The team of students has used 70CC engine and light weight fiberglass for developing all its exterior and interior.

Designer Tahir Asif says the car has nine-foot length, around four-feet height and width and will cover about 60km in one liter.

At present, the car has 200kg weight and having one person seating capacity which in future can be expanded with design.

Total 14 teams would be sent to upcoming Manila International Auto Show 2015 from Pakistan. “Rush will be among one of 14 cars being sponsored for the show”.

Patentability

Moving towards creating knowledge economy, developing an understanding of Intellectual Property Rights is of paramount importance in order to protect inventor’s rights and produce research that will fuel innovation and commercialization. CIIT has developed in-house capacity to provide IP support to its researchers and file patent applications locally and internationally. IP policy facilitating Researchers to get benefited from their creativity and innovation, which encourage researchers and helps fund further innovation. Intellectual Property policy raising awareness about Intellectual property Rights and significance among researchers .ORIC CIIT support researchers of for patenting of their research and development work by proactively coordinating and communication with CIIT campuses and researchers. ORIC CIIT providing assistance in drafting and filing for patents and design rights, copy rights and trademarks for different projects and Initial prior search for patent and design rights. ORIC CIIT providing assistance in preparations of all related legal documents (e.g. trademark forms, patent application, MOUs, NDAs, MTAs etc. In 2014, CIIT filed 5 (five) patents (3 Intl, 2 local) based on applied research of its faculty and 1 (one) trademark application. CIIT also provided trainings on understanding IP Rights and Patenting to researchers from many universities.

Intellectual Property

Patent Applications Granted

S.No

Patent No

Country

Issue Date

Inventor

1

8693966

USA

08-Apr-14

Dr. Shahid Khattak

2

9167971

USA

27-Oct-15

Dr. Shahid Khattak

3

9169221

USA

27-Oct-15

Dr. M. Yar

4

9340434

USA

17-May-16

Dr. Robina Farooq

5

9448805

USA

20-Sep-16

Muhammad Yasir Qadri, Nadia Nawaz Qadri, Klaus Dieter McDonald-Maier

6

9512012

USA

06-Dec-16

Dr. Robina Farooq

7

142414

PAK

02-Mar-17

Dr. M. Yar

8

9629055

USA

18-Apr-17

Riaz Hussain, Shahzad Ali, Shahid Ahmed Khan

9

9634459

USA

25-Apr-17

Dr. Fazal Ghafoor

 

Patent Applications Filed

S.No

Application No.

Country

Filing Date

Inventors

1

11/953035

USA

8-Dec-07

Dr. Robina Farooq

2

262/2013

PAKISTAN

29-Apr-13

Dr. M. Yar

3

13/918,407

USA

14-Jun-13

Muhammad YasirQadri, Nadia Nawaz Qadri, Klaus Dieter McDonald-Maier

4

13/918,431

USA

17-Jun-13

Muhammad YasirQadri, Nadia Nawaz Qadri, Klaus Dieter McDonald-Maier

5

435/2014

PAKISTAN

10-Jun-14

Dr. RobinaFaooq, Dr. Saleem Farooq

6

641/2014

PAKISTAN

15-Sep-14

Dr. RobinaFaooq, Dr. Saleem Farooq

7

14/536650

USA

9-Nov-14

Riaz Hussain, Shahzad Ali, Shahid Ahmed Khan

8

424/2015

Pakistan

29-Jun-15

Dr. Farasat, Dr. Nawshad

9

545/2015

PAKISTAN

25-Aug-15

Fahim Qureshi, Rashid Saleem, Ahmad Adnan

10

14/844435

USA

3-Sep-15

Dr. FazalGhafoor

11

635/2015

PAKISTAN

2-Oct-15

Farhan Shafique, Kasif Saeed

12

14/932195

USA

4-Nov-15

Farasat, Nawshad

13

22/2016

PAKISTAN

11-Jan-16

Arshad Saleem Bhatti, Muhammad Hafeez, Shania Rehman

14

197/2016

PAKISTAN

6-Apr-16

M.Ismail Khan Tarklani,Qaisar Fraz, Dr. Shujat Ali Khan Tanoli

15

307/2016

PAKISTAN

30-May-16

Dr. Robina Farooq,  GuganJabeen

16

15/243184

US

22-Aug-16

Fahim Qureshi, Rashid Saleem, Ahmad Adnan

17

520/2016

PK

24-Aug-16

Dr. Arshad Saleem Bhatti, Uzma Nosheen, Liaquat Aziz and Nashmia Sabih

18

617/2016

PK

7-Oct-16

Farah Masood, Tariq Yasin, Abdul Hameed

19

727/2016

PK

18-Nov-16

Dr. Muhammad Yar, Lubna Shahzadi

20

15/401803

US

09-Jan-17

Arshad Saleem Bhatti, Muhammad Hafeez, Shania Rehman

21

134/2017

PK

08-Mar-17

Dr. Iftikhar Ahmed Khan, Mr. Waheed Ur Rehman and Dr. Tassawar Iqbal

22

15/479236

US

04-Apr-17

M.Ismail Khan Tarklani,Qaisar Fraz, Dr. Shujat Ali Khan Tanoli

23

15/587064

US

04-May-17

Dr. Muhammad Yar, Lubna Shahzadi

24

296/2017

PK

24-May-17

Dr. Khalid Rauf, Dr. Aamer Saeed, Dr. Yasser MSA Alkahraman (Syrian)

25

15/619096

US

09-June-17

Madeeha Chaudhry, Malik Abdul Rehman, Raheel Qamar, Arshad Saleem Bhatti

26

15/626536

US

19-June-17

M. Toaha Raza, Hassan Iftikhar, Nadia Nawaz, Aysha Maryam

27

15/626760

US

19-June-17

M. Faisal Siddiqui, Hammad Omer

28

15/627605

US

20-June-17

Hassan Shahzad, Irfanullah, Hammad Omer

29

15/629412

US

21-June-17

Irfanullah, Hammad Omer

30

15/629500

US

21-June-17

Hassan Shahzad, Irfanullah, Hammad Omer

 

Trademark Applications Filed

S.No

Application No.

Country

Filing Date

1

372602

PK

21-Oct-14

2

410610

PK

16-Feb-16

 

RPMS

Research Proposal Management System (RPMS) is an initiative of ORIC, RPMS is built on SQL Server 2012 with .Net Framework 4.5, is a powerful and reliable free data management system that delivers a rich, uninterrupted operation and reliable data storage. RPMS is one of the most reliable data entry solutions ever developed,with proper backup systems, for our faculty and user experience efficient, and constant operation. RPMS is an electronic filing software to optimized documentation of the Research Projects, Travel Grant, Conferences, and Workshop in a systematic way. RPMS also provides electronic backup with the capability to assimilate data with advance system and to safeguard the vital information. It also increases the productivity and efficiency while decreasing paperwork making the process swift and cost effective. Updated version of RMPS with new features, enhancements and bug-fixes are released several times and are always backwards compatible.

ORIC-Professional Development (PD)

ORIC-Professional Development (PD) is a flagship initiative of ORIC, CIIT to cater the need of professional learning and growth for individuals and organizations across Pakistan. ORIC—PD is the program of the ORIC at CIIT whose goal is simply equipping professionals with modern knowledge and skills which are favored by leaders of different professions, kk trainings contain an excellent combination of lectures, discussion, and hands-on workshops to ensure learning is maximized. Currently, ORIC—PD offer courses in various areas, including Intellectual Property, Business Innovation & Management, Entrepreneurship, Research Methodologies Tools etc

ORIC-PD help individuals meet professional and personal goals while helping organizations improve their performance through employees’ skill development and interactive learning. Since its humble beginnings in mid-2013, ORIC-PD has trained over 300 professionals from universities and well reputed organizations all across Pakistan. Some prominent names include: PSO, OGDCL, Fauji Fertilizer, Qarshi Industries, PEL, NTS, LUMS, PAEC, POF Wah, AKU, UET Peshawar, Attock Refinery, AERO, PIEAS, NARC, QAU, Wilson Pharmaceutical, MoST, etc.

Title

Date

No of Participants

Resource Person

Intellectual Property Rights

29-30 January, 2013

17

Dr. Fahim A. Qureshi Dr. Usman Khan

Android Mobile Application Development

24-26 September, 2013

15

Dr. Naveed Ahmad Mr. M. Hassan Khan

Drafting Patent Applications

10 October, 2013

35

Dr. Fahim A. Qureshi Dr. Usman Khan

Writing Winning Research Proposals

28-29 November, 2013

42

Prof. Dr. Aslam Khan Prof. Dr. Bahadar Nawab Khattak

ISO 17025 Accreditation: Preparing your Organization for Compliance

23 - 24 December, 2013

17

Dr. Muhammad Jahangir

Hands-on Writing Winning Research Proposals

15-16 January, 2014

30

Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary Dr. Atiat ul wahab

Advances in Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures

11 March, 2014

72

Prof. Dr. Erko Stackebrandt

Fostering Innovation& Entrepreneurship Through Incubation

22-23 April, 2014

17

Mr. M. Raza Ahmad Khan

Writing Scientific Papers and Publications Showcasing the Scientific Talent to the World

3-4 June, 2014

12

Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary Dr. Atiat ul wahab

Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Data Analysis

14 October, 2014

22

Dr. Waseem Haider

Technical Clauses of ISO 17025: Measurement
Uncertainty and Method Validation

27 – 28 November, 2014

24

Dr. Muhammad Jahangir

Professional Photography

17 December, 2014

7

Mr. Muhammad Azhar Hafeez

Patentability: Determining what can be Patented

02 February, 2015

25

Dr. Fahim A. Qureshi

Enhance Your Research Skills: Qualitative & Quantitative Research Methods

18-19 March, 2015

23

Mr. Gulfam Baghoor

Fundamentals of Instrumentation and Control

25-27 March, 2015

9

Mr. Muhammad. Yousuf Shahabi

Applying Quantitative Research Techniques using SPSS

29-30 April 2015

31

Mr. Gulfam Baghoor

Getting Published in Reputed International Journals

28-29 May 2015

9

Mr. Gulfam Baghoor

ISO 17025: Practical Training on Technical Clauses

10 & 11 June, 2015

11

Dr. Muhammad Jahangir

Designing and Implementing Field Research

16-17 September 2015

12

Mr. GulfamBaghoor

Companies Graduated from CUBATOR 1ne

S.No

Company Name

CEO Name

1-

Quick Patch Solutions

Faisal Irfan

 

2-

EESINT

Haris Bin Tariq Ali

 

3-

Pesto labs Pvt Limited

Obaidullah Khawaja

 

4-

Call box

Tariq

 

5-

Spearas

Haseeb Farooq

 

6-

Your Partner Technologies

Daniyal Bashir

7-

Smart Sense

Sheraz Nazir

 

8-

Quick Patch Solution (Pvt) Ltd.

Faisal Irfan

 

9-

COREEES

Shazia Shahid

10-

Agile Budi

Mr. Awan

11-

Hihomes

Mr. Huja Ali Nawaz

12-

Brand Events

Muhammad Zohaib

13-

CODVO

Ali Mehdi

14-

Discover & Develop

Mazhar Elahi

15-

Next Generation Solutions

Dr. Waseem Haider

16-

Sustainable Development Academy

Munawar Naz Khokar

17-

I Flash

Muhammad Hamza

18-

Inven

Ahsan Anwar

19-

Exponent

Syed Immad Hussain

20-

Waqas Shabbir & Co

Waqas Shabbir

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