Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC)

The Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) is an amazing initiative of the Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan. HEC in full swing working to establish the research activities of universities/HEIs by certifying availability of fully functional ORIC (Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization) in public/private sector Universities of the country. Therefore ORIC is established under the directives of HEC in HEIs (Higher Education Institutions) including Sardar Bahadur Khan Women University Quetta Baluchistan.

Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization of Sardar Bahadoor Khan Women University

The Office of Research Commercialization Sardar Bahador Khan Women University encourages an inclusive setting of scientific and entrepreneurial quality and bridges linking from Sardar Bahador Khan Women University researchers to industry and startups by innovations. ORIC of SBKWU Quetta provides a broad platform to the researchers and augment’s their research skills from working bench to a well-found creation. ORIC also offers services associated to research and development, innovation, industrialization, commercialization, collaborations, seminars, workshops, submission and approval of research projects

About US

Director ORIC massage

Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) at the University of SBKWU Quetta was established under the directives of Higher Education Commission (HEC) on month /year. This is new chapter of university to promote research culture, enhance industry linkages and institution collaboration.

The ORIC office inspires the Research, Innovation and Commercialization culture through integration among University, Industry and Civil Society. The Faculty members be able to make salable their research work manufacture for the profit which will develop a trust worthy relationship for future mutual benefit.

The faculty member through research and innovation to solve industry problems and new technologies can also be developed through the utilization of homegrown resources.

SBKWU at ORIC are inviting all to join hands with us for a better integrated approach towards the development and prosperity. The INGOs, NGOs collaboration is highly appreciated in this regards. We love to sing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with different institutions/ organizations with the aim to bring about research proposals for joint venture research projects.

Our office doors are always open for discussions which will facilitate the process for collaboration and integration.

With best wishes,

 Dr. Ayesha Gull

Director ORIC

SBKWU Quetta

Purpose of Establishment

 To uplift the universities as nation builders and encourage knowledge based economy, the HEC has given a new setup/approach to the Directorate of Research as Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC). With the formation of ORIC it is meant to channelize the postgraduate and funded research to innovation and commercialization. The expanded role of ORIC demands new paths and activities with mission and objectives as follows


The mission of the Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) is to develop, expand, enhance and manage the university’s research programs and to link research activities directly to the educational, social and economic priorities as well as ORIC is also priority  for  the quality of research reflects the highest  values and improvements the stature of the university among the  best research institutions.


The vision of ORIC is to set grounds  and brace research culture at SBKW University and do connect the industry with university which would  speed up the process of creation and flow of knowledge that would serve the objective of formation of HEI. Further, to promote high quality of research which classifies SBKWU Quetta as among the best research oriented HEIs and to strengthen university-industry linkage through ORIC, Providing support to the students and faculty in their research

Roles & responsibilities of ORIC

  • Conducting of meeting twice in a year with Higher Education commission.
  • To identify and inform the faculty about the research grants opportunities and assisting the researchers for acquiring from funding agencies
  • Pathway of all the researches carried out in the university by faculty and staff and then commercialize the pertinent for the industry and therefore translating the research into the public benefit.
  • To denounce plagiarism culture via powerful software for detecting plagiarism
  • Facilitating Conferences/ seminars/Symposium and workshops for the university’s students and faculty

Goals of ORIC

  • Publication of SBKWU Journals
  • Publication of Research Papers of SBKWU.
  •  Research Proposals and grants
  •  Facilitating National/International Conferences/Workshops/Symposium
  • Participate & manage university rankings
  • Hunt, diversify & manage research grants
  • Manage cross-cutting and multi-disciplinary research
  •  Provide system for Translation of research into the public benefit
  •  Manage national & international internships
  •  Strengthen Academia- Industry relationship
  •  Promote entrepreneurship, technology transfer, commercialization
  • Engage with the community through outreach/exhibitions, diagnostics
  •  Arrange business plan competitions
  •  Promote business incubate and enroll startups
  • Facilitates interim placements, engage foreign faculty through various programs


Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) Admin Block Sardar Bahador Khan Women University Baluchistan Pakistan

Address: Sardar Bahador khan Women University

Phone No

Email Address: director.oric@sbkwu.edu.pk