To accept the responsibility as the Director ORIC at Ziauddin University that holds a solid accreditation for Medical, Technical, and Management education in Pakistan is a big task. Since its inception in 2015 as a mandatory requirement of the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) to establish Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC), ZU has been making efforts to optimize the functions of ORIC at maximum. There are an increasing number of high Impact Factor publications and our researchers are breaking new grounds. Ziauddin University is in expansion with an international outlook. It is great to see our researchers applying for national and international grants and building new collaborations. The academic environment at Ziauddin University enables students to support academic excellence and present opportunities to faculty, Researchers to excel in their intellectual pursuits and build upon an environment which is highly competitive and academic. It also fosters entrepreneurial skills and academic excellence and motivates individuals to involve themselves in academic quest of the highest standards. We look forward to building upon our strengths and increasing our impact.
“We foresee a great future for Ziauddin University-ORIC!”
Dr Zulfiqar Ali Umrani
Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC)