Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization

1) HEC-Technology Development Fund

Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan took an initiative to finance proposals of completed interdisciplinary applied research projects for prototype development and industrial value addition for technology development. In this way, HEC envisages to help the productive minds of Pakistan to impact the economy through new and emerging technologies.The proposals shall be submitted by PhD scholars who have completed their PhD and have a ready research in the following specified areas;

  • Telecommunication, Information and Technology/Computers (applications in Govt. services, health, textile, agriculture & dairy etc.)
  • Engineering Sciences, Micro Electronics, Water, Power, Energy and Fleet Management
  • Biotechnology and Allied fields (in Health, Agriculture, Textile, Leather & Dairy etc.)
  • Material Sciences/Man Made Material (Nanotechnology)
  • Robotics, Defence and Military needs
  • Any other applied discipline which is inductive or conducive to the success of products developed or upscale the process of Industrial level manufacturing.

The proposals need to be academia-industry joint projects leading to products or services which solve a current problem or identify a new opportunity.
Last Date for Submission to HEC is November 15, 2017. But ORIC will initially scrutinize the proposals and then send to HEC. So You all are requested to submit your proposals to ORIC until July 15, 2018.
Please Click Here for Application Form and Eligibility Criteria

For support from ORIC please contact:
Mr Hood Laeeq,
Research Associate-ORIC,
UMT Ext. 3707 / 3744

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