Objectives & Functions

The Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) aims to:
  • Develop, expand, enhance and manage the International Islamic University’s research programs
  • Link research activities directly to the educational, social and economic priorities of IIUI and its broader community
  • Ensure that the quality of research reflects the highest international standards and advances the stature of the International Islamic University among the world’s best research institutions
The Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) seeks to enhance the research culture at IIU and realize above-mentioned objectives by:
  • Supporting the university’s strategic research directions and policies
  • Increasing and diversifying external research funding
  • Improving recruitment and retention of top faculty members
  • Improving integration of research and education at all levels of the university
  • Improving translation of research into the public benefit
  • Strengthening university – industry relationships
  • Promoting entrepreneurship, technology transfer and commercialization activities that energize and support the local and national economy
  • Promoting and enhancing cross-cutting and multi- disciplinary research initiatives