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The ORIC has self-adopted its mandate to seek to enhance the environment for all research activities and scholarship schemes by: -

  • Developing 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 transformation 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, enhancing and cross-cutting multi-disciplinary research initiatives while working out incentives and awards’ schemes for world class research and publications.
  • To critically enhance research activities in Institutes / Colleges / Departments of the Punjab University and also protect intellectual property generated as a consequence of research activities.