Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization


Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) is operational at the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences. ORIC was established at the University in 2011 with the approval of syndicate in its 30th meeting a propos guidelines of the Higher Education Commission (HEC), Islamabad for all Universities/DAIs of Pakistan to establish "Offices of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC)".

Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) provides end to end services for all matters pertaining to research & development, innovation, Inventions, commercialization, patents, collaborations, arranging seminars/ colloquia/ symposium/ conferences/ workshops, etc and/or research publication honorarium. By and large Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) is the focal point for all research related activities of the University. ORIC facilitates the University researchers (faculty members and scholars) to promote their research work both nationally and internationally. To this effect, this office has facilitated number of researchers to present their research papers in international conferences, hold seminars/conferences/workshops etc. as well as with the submission and approval of different research & development projects both nationally and internationally.

Aims & Objectives

The Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) aims to:

  • Supporting the university’s strategic research directions and policies
  • Increasing and diversifying external research funding
  • Improving integration of research and education at all levels of the university
  • Improving translation of research into the public benefit
  • Strengthening university-industry relationships
  • Promoting entrepreneurship, technology-transfer and commercialization activities that energize and support the local and national economy
  • Promoting and enhancing cross-cutting and multi-disciplinary research initiatives