Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization


The Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) strives to develop and ensure a dynamic and internationally competitive productive research culture in the university. The promotion of research is one of the core strategic goals of the ORIC along with improving the trends of research activities and transforming ideas into innovative products and services. ORIC acts as a focal point to bring researchers at one platform encouraging multidisciplinary research and it works for managing and expanding the research activities, linking academia with industry and civil society.

Research Journals

To accelerate research productivity and disseminate evidence based scientific knowledge, our research journals in seven categories are periodically published.




In order to accomplish our goals and objectives, we provide following services.

Linkages with national and international organizations.

Multidisciplinary research collaborations.

Facilitation in the submission of research proposals to funding agencies.

Funding for competitive research ideas

Trainings of researchers for skilled manpower

Patent filing and Intellectual Property Protection

Technology and competitor monitoring

Commercialization of products

Research Insights

Our innovation in research is the true reflection of our distinguishing position as a higher education institution. We provide a pathway to our faculty and research scholars to bridge together laboratory research, commercial potential, and solution-focused innovation.




Academic Research Grants


Research Conferences Organized


Research Conferences Attended by Faculty


Interdisciplinary Research Groups



News & Updates

The campus remains abuzz with literary and scholarly events to keep our energetic youth engaged in debates and discussion stimulating critical thinking.

Farooq Anwar


Dr Farooq Anwar, with PhD in Analytical Chemistry, has overall more than 20 years of research/ teaching experience at national and international level. He has been enlisted as Productive Scientist of Pakistan by Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST), Ministry of Science and Technology and Fellow of the Chemical Society of Pakistan (CSP) by CSP. Based on his excellent research achievements and contribution, Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS) has awarded him Dr Atta-ur-Rehman Gold Medal/Prize (Chemistry). Presently, Professor Anwar is serving as Director of the Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) and Director Institute of Chemistry at University of Sargodha, Sargodha.


Phone: 048-9230783