About us

To enable and lead Pakistan's transformation to a knowledge based economy dependent upon innovation & entrepreneurship.

To develop, expand and manage the research programs, and to link research activities to the educational, social and economic priorities of the university and its broader community.
ORIC is also striving hard to enable UAF to drive high impact innovation, applied resarch and entrepreneurship and to maintain the quality of research that reflects the highest international standards and advances the stature of the university among the world's best research institutions.

  • Promote a vibrant, innovative and entrepreneurial environment for conducting quality research with an aim to grow knowledge economy
  • Strengthening academia-industry linkages to formulate collaborative ventures with the corporate community for mutual benefits
  • Encourage collaborations of departments with local industry and International universities to conduct joint research/internships and faculty-student exchanges
  • Develop strong and long-term bonds with research funding agencies to support research, development, innovation, outreach commercialization initiatives and policy making and present cutting edge technologies to end-users
  • Managing of university ranking and opportunities for hunting diversified research grants and ensure conducive environment for research
  • Ensure transparency in research system of the university