NORIIC Offices Structure for Industry Support

Industry Policy Pursuance Office

Main function of policy pursuance cell include

  • To form a focal body/forum comprising representation from NUTECH and industry associations and chambers
  •  To propose industrial policies and regulations, beneficial for the development of industry, its manufacturing processes and expansion plans such as
    1. Import Substitution (SME) & Export Enhancement
    2. Value Addition & Industry Technology Upgradation
    3. Energy Management for Industry
    4. Pursuance of Govt for “Ease of doing Business”, energy, taxation etc
  • To establish a joint ‘Think Tank’ of NUTECH and Industry which will engage the relevant government bodies and Ministries to deliberate upon creating a favorable environment for the industry.
  • To liaison with
    1. FPCCI & LSM Industry Associations
    2. SME Industries and Associations
    3. Ministry of Commerce & Industry
    4. Policy Research and Development

Industrialization Office

  • This office works in coordination with National Industries and R & D organizations promoting academia-industry linkages in order to solve problems of industries, which further leads to accelerate industrialization and economic growth of the country.
  • Industrialization office through its five joint collaboration forums (NIJCF) has close coordination with all the Chambers of Commerce, Industrial Estate Associations and National Industries sector associations.
  • Functions of this office includes:
    1. Identification of industry problems for possible solutions through NIJCF
    2. Management of Five industry forums
    3. Formulation and management of NUTECH industry advisory board
    4. To liaison with
      • Public Sector Industry
      • National R &D Organizations
      • National Universities
    5. To oversee IPR & Contracts process/system

Internationalization Office

  • This office aims to develop strong international linkages to ensure inflow of new knowledge and state of the art technologies. Apart from international linkages focus areas are to:
    1. Benchmarking international best practices in education, research, infrastructure development, innovation & commercialization and community development.
    2. Internal capacity building and training through focused foreign visits, student and faculty exchanges & international consultative seminars and workshops etc. 
    3. Engage/Liaison with
      • Asia Pacific Industry
      • Global Industry
      • International R &D Organization
      • International Universities
    4. Find potential International Placement opportunities for trainings/knowledge exchange

Commercialization Office

  • NORIIC supports innovative research through a comprehensive suite of services to promote investment and company-building from University innovations. This office is committed to commercializing new technologies and inventions from discoveries made and developed at the NUTECH. This office deals with
    1.  Industry based R & D Support
    2. Technology Venture Commercialization
    3. Facilitation in Product Development (Project to Product development)
    4. Provision of support in Entrepreneurship Marketing & Communication

Defence Production Industry Office

  • This department is established to suggest the defence industry through a prudent combination of procurement (local and import) and indigenous production with a continued effort to enhance the component of indigenous production and export surplus capacity of our defence products to world.
  • The core function of this office are
    1. To lay down policy guidelines on all matters relating to defense production.
    2. To assist the defense industry in research and development of defense equipment and enhance exports of defence products.
    3. To coordinate the defence science research with civil scientific research organizations
    4. To liaison with
      • Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC)
      • Pakistan Ordnance Factories (POF)
      • Heavy Industries Taxila ( HIT)
      • Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works ( KS &EW)

National Services Support Office

  • This office is working in close coordination with undermentioned National Services of Pakistan to provide support in R&D sector
    1. Army System Support (ITD, CLS, AMC)
    2. Air Force System Support (DG Projects, DCAS Support, DP Air Force
    3. Navy System Support

Student Employment and Placement Office

  • Placement Office facilitate NUTECH students with placement opportunities for hands on experience and practical exposure while fulfilling the industry demand in domains of equipped workforce. The objectives of this office include
    1. Engagement with public and private sector industry to share student / graduate resources.
    2. Establishment of partnerships with community-based projects and organizations to establish potential opportunities for students.
    3. Facilitation in placement process of NUTECH graduates on the positions of their career relevance through career counselling and industry engagement.
    4. Seeking feedback from industry/employer for curricula refinement.
    5. Promoting entrepreneurship culture for students with potential idea/project/product.
    6. Enabling students and faculty to provide innovative technological solutions to industry in line with the vision of NUTECH i.e. “University for Industry”.
    7. Enabling NUTECH human resource and students with required skills to match local and international industry requirements.