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ORIC Research & Commercialization Capacity Building Program

ORIC FUI under its “ORIC Research & Commercialization Capacity Building Program”, has organized a series of workshops from 8 th March to 31 st March, 2022 by renowned professional experts.
Sixth workshop of the series, titled “University Industry Linkages (UIL)” was held on 29 th March, 2022 at Foundation University School of Health Sciences (FUSH) and Foundation University School of Science & Technology (FUSST). Around 40x faculty members attended the subject workshop. The resource person for this workshop was
Mr. Muhammad Faisal, Head of ICT, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
Mr. Faisal shared his knowledge and experiences of University Industry Linkages. He emphasized on growing importance of university industry linkages by focusing on Quadruple Helix model i.e. engagement of University, Industry, Government & Civil Society for innovation.
He ignited the participants’ interest regarding the importance of UIL and it’s role for technology transfer of the universities. Mr Faisal also highlighted the significance of University Industry Linkages for innovation, solving industrial issues and economic growth challenges.
Dr. Yasir Waheed, Assoc. Prof. & In-Charge Multi-Disciplinary Lab, FUSH presented the university souvenir to Mr. Faisal as a token of thanks and appreciation.


The Foundation University Islamabad (FUI), a project of Fauji Foundation was established under a federal charter in October 2002. The University's programmes of study have been duly accredited by Higher Education Commission (HEC), National Computing Education Accreditation Council (NCEAC), Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan (CPSP) and Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PM&DC).