Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization


The Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) at University of Mianwali is a pivotal point, encompassing all the research activities – from development of research proposal to the commercialization of research products – under a single umbrella. The ORIC, UMW strives to develop and ensure a dynamic and internationally competitive productive research culture in the university and acts as a focal point to bring researchers at one platform encouraging multidisciplinary research. It works for managing and expanding the research activities by linking academia with the industry to turn the pure knowledge into products and production processes, that can ultimately impact the welfare of civil society and community. The objectives of ORIC, UMW are as follows:

  • Supporting the strategic research directions and policies of the University
  • Improving integration of research and education in the University 
  • Increasing and diversifying external research funding 
  • Improve recruitment and retention of the top faculty 
  • Translating research for the benefit of the society
  • Improving and strengthening university-industry relationships 
  • Promoting entrepreneurship, technology-transfer and commercialization activities which improve and support the economy 
  • Promoting and improving multi-disciplinary research initiatives

Dr. Liaqat Ali

Focal Person as Head of ORIC

Contact: 0459-920270 Ext 106


Office No. 1- Admin Block – First Floor