Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC)
Research is an essential tool for entering into the arena of latest knowledge .It also provides a unique insight into teaching of higher education in a scientific way. Research in science and technology must be relevant to local, social and industrial needs, leverage the regional and local competitive advantage and be goal oriented. The research must be aimed to cultivate a research culture among the researchers and scientists of the country. The latest research in general and the research in science and technology in particular can lead to provide fuel to education towards national development.
Realizing the acute shortage of highly qualified researchers and scientists and to enhance research culture among the CIIT Faculty, the Research and Development (R&D) Division (Currently ORIC) was established in January, 2005 in COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT). From its very inception, the R&D Division under the dynamic and visionary leadership of the Rector, CIIT is playing an active and vital role to enhance and encourage the CIIT Faulty to contribute and share in promoting the research activities by submitting their research proposals in all the disciplines.
The promotion of research happens to be the core and strategic aim of Higher Education Commission (HEC) and the same goes for CIIT. As per HEC’s new thinking, the focus of academic research in the future will be on developing economic and social factors benefitting the masses at large. This will be achieved through innovation which is the creation of better products, processes, technologies and ideas that are commercialized in a way to benefit the society... More»
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