The Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) at the Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water and Marine Science (LUAWMS) in Uthal, Baluchistan, was established on 27 th December 2013 in accordance with the guidelines of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan. ORIC has been established to promote research, innovation and commercialization activities in the university and provide a platform for faculty and students to showcase their research and innovation capabilities. It is committed to fostering a culture of research, innovation and commercialization in the university and to facilitating its faculty and students to be successful in their respective areas of research and innovation. ORIC strives to provide a conducive environment for research and innovation activities, enhance the visibility of LUAWMS research and innovation activities, and promote collaboration between the university and the industry, as well as other organizations.
To become a leading research and innovation hub, promoting the culture of knowledge-based economy and entrepreneurship in the region.
The Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) at Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water and Marine Science, Uthal, Baluchistan is committed to promote an environment of research and innovation to produce high-quality research outputs that can be translated into commercial products and services. We strive to facilitate collaboration among academia, industry, and government to enable the university to compete in the global market. We will also provide technical and financial support to the faculty, researchers, and students to foster research and innovation.
The Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) at the Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water and Marine Sciences (LUAWMS), Uthal, Baluchistan is a central hub for the promotion of research, innovation, and commercialization of the university’s research output. ORIC provides oversight, guidance, and support to all the research projects, research proposals and research publications of the university. It also helps in coordinating and developing partnerships with external organizations for research funding, joint research, and research collaboration. Furthermore, ORIC also serves to promote research, innovation, and technology transfer by designing programmes, seminars and workshops. In addition, ORIC plays a vital role in developing and protecting intellectual property rights and commercializing the university’s research output. The office works in close coordination with the relevant departments, faculty, and industry to ensure that the research conducted at the university is of the highest quality and is beneficial to society.
The Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) of Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water and Marine Science will continue to work diligently to promote excellence in research, innovation, and commercialization. ORIC will strive to become a hub of regional and national research and innovation activities, by providing a platform for researchers and innovators to collaborate, share and disseminate knowledge.
ORIC’s future plan includes the following initiatives:
The Office of Research (ORIC) has facilitated many Agencies and Institutions such as United State Education Foundation Pakistan Scholarships (Full Bright) (UA&FAO), Sukkur IBA & Oil and Gas Development Company Ltd (OGDCL), Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) and Institute of Research Promotion (IRP) Lahore to present their objectives at LUAWMS.