In pursuit of initiative taken by Higher Education Commission for strengthening research and the process of knowledge creation, CECOS University has established an Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) at the CECOS Industrial Liaison Center (CILC), Industrial Estate, Hayatabad, Peshawar. The ORIC sub-office is also functional at the main campus, Phase-6, Hayatabad, Peshawar. The ORIC is focused on building a strong commitment towards innovation and commercialization of research at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Main Purpose


The main purpose of establishing ORIC is to provide strategic and operational support to the University’s research activities/program for strengthening University-Industry relationships and promoting entrepreneurship, technology-transfer and commercialization activities that energize and support the local and national economy. The ORIC compromises of a skilled team of faculty and the administration members.


In order to achieve the objectives of ORIC, CECOS University has taken a number of initiatives to promote University-Industry linkages and commercialization of research outcome through translating it into public benefit.

Tech Entrepreneurship Center

Light Engineering Center

Project display Center


Design Cell

CECOS Resource Center



Abdul Hanan

Director ORIC

Engr Mubashir

Dy Director ORIC

Engr. Danyal Hayat

Manager University Industries Linkages

Engr Abdul Subhan

Research Associate

Mr. Muhammad Rauf

Manager Intellectual Property

Ms. Khizra Mushtaq


Mr. Shahraiz Zaib

Manager TISC

Mr. Tahir


Ms. Sonia


CECOS Open House

CECOS Open House takes place annually to provide graduates with opportunities by exhibiting their projects to industrialists, academic staff along with other public/private organizations.

CECOS Research and Development ORIC Policies

  1. P1A- Policy of Research Grants Honorarium & Proforma

     2. P1-Research Publication Proforma Revised on 03-Aug-2021

     3. P2- Proforma & Policy of Conference

     4. P3- Proforma & Policy of Training

     5. P4- Proforma for Official Travel

     6. P5- Policy of Research Grants

 Intellectual Property Management & Commercialization