Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization

With the rapid technological developments around the globe, the importance of effective innovative solutions for the world problems has become more relevant. Universities are considered key players in bringing these innovative solutions and thereby exposing isolated researches to the industry through commercialization. Universities are places of knowledge creation, knowledge capturing, and knowledge sharing. Here, ideas are openly exchanged; existing phenomenon and processes…

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To become a leading institute that offers high-quality, unique research solutions to the local markets by leveraging technology and entrepreneurial spirit.


We are committed to promote, offer and commercialize high quality, credible, innovative and research-based solutions to the local problems by integrating technology, entrepreneurial spirit and mutual collaboration with stakeholders while maintaining higher ethical standards.


The main objectives of ORIC are:

  • Serve as a support mechanism to promote and develop a vibrant and quality-based research culture at KIU with effective use of technology
  • Bridging the gap between industry and academia through joint initiatives as well as addressing local societal needs
  • Making KIU self-sustainable by reducing its reliance on governmental funds
  • Creating and identifying entrepreneurial and job opportunities for the students of KIU

Latest Events


Interested students must submit their research proposals along with the required documents to the ORIC, KIU by April 23, 2024.…

NFTP orientation ceremony batch 3

ORIC KIU organized an orientation ceremony on 11 April 2022 at Karakoram International University Gilgit Baltistan for the up coming…

Business Plan Competition

Vice Chancellor distributed certificates of appreciations among the volunteer students of KIU