Functions of DORIC

Functions of ORIC:

  • Research Operations
  • Research Development
  • University – Industry Linkages and Technology Transfer

 Research Operations:

  • Identify research grant opportunities for faculty to apply
  • Facilitate faculty to apply for research grants
  • Maintenance of facilities and equipment
  • Research administration, budgeting and auditing
  • Accounting and human resources management
  • Implementation of research contracts and human resources
  • Legal, administrative and financial management support of research grants

 Research Development:

  • Increase funding for research from all public and private sources
  • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with donors and stakeholders
  • Oversee proposal development and submission
  • Support commercialization, licensing, etc, of university research products

 University- Industry Linkages and Technology Transfer:

  • Link the university’s research community with the needs and priorities of the corporate sector
  • Develop opportunities for applied research and explore opportunities for technology transfer
  • Commercialization of university research
  • To follow-up of commercialization process of research products