Objectives & Functions

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

  • To be recognized as the icon of innovative, leading edge clinical and translational research in Asia
  • Link research activities through basic science research coordination, publication and grant
  • The department facilitates research that enhances the knowledge-building environment at Sohail University
  • Ensure that the quality of research reflects the highest international standards and advancing academic research and develop the university’s reputation as most renowned private research University

The Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) seeks to enhance the research culture at Sohail University and realize above-mentioned objectives by:

  • Supporting the university’s strategic research directions and policies
  • Leading edge clinical and translational research- bringing medical innovation to patients
  • Residents and fellows independent research projects
  • Exploration of Nano-technology’s potential
  • Ensuring that research meets the highest ethical and quality standards through open transparent processes
  • Increasing and diversifying external research funding
  • Improving recruitment and retention of top faculty members
  • 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