About us

Establishment of Offices of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORICs) in University of Sciences and Technology, Bannu, KPK, Pakistan.

 HEC has taken a number of steps to improve the quality of education relevant to national needs. The most significant of there were related to the programmes to develop a strong faculty for the promotion of quality education and research. Promotion of research is one of the core strategic aims of HEC and Pakistan has been acknowledged as rising star in a number of research disciplines. In order to sustain and improve this trend and emphasis were on excellence and high quality in every sphere of its activities. For this purpose HEC has started to organize research activities of Universities/ HECs inform of well-established and fully functional ORIC with the purpose to provide strategic and operational support to the University’s research activities/ programs and will have a central role in facilitating the University Industry linkages for commercialization of research.


In line with the policy of HEC and in pursuance of Vice Chancellor’s Directives for streamlining the management of Research Initiatives and Programs, there was a need to re-enforce the existing Research and Development Centre already working at University of Science & Technology Bannu (UST Bannu)  for not only sustaining but also improving the trends of the research activities having an impact for the improvement of areas concerning economic, industrial, social and academic development and their accelerated advancements for achieving the national objectives.

As at present, Research Office has now been renamed as “Office of Research Innovation & Commercialization”.


           Please contact Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) for assistance and guidance on the following research related activities;

-       Funding Opportunities

-       Presentation of Research Work

-       Organizing a Seminar, Workshop and Seminar etc.

-       Patenting the Research Work

-       Industrial Linkages, Commercialization of Research.


Core Values

·         Academic freedom

·         Professional integrity

·         Ethical conduct

·         Full compliance with all policies, legal requirements and operational standards of the university.


Vision of the ORIC

To promote and strengthen research and patent  culture in University of Science & Technology Bannu and develop strong university-industry linkages in order to encourage and accelerate the process of creation and diffusion of knowledge that would serve the objective of establishment of HEI.