Learning Outcomes:

  1.  Introduction to Intellectual Property Rights
  2. Terms and significance of patents and designs.
  3. Nature of IPRS: What can/cannot be patented?
  4. National and International Patent Registration System
  5. How to file a patent application?
  6. How to draft a patent specification?
  7. How to conduct a prior art search?
  8. Publication and commercialization of patents

ORIC in collaboration with Small & Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA), has organized an interactive session for NUMS students and faculty/researcher titled “Entrepreneurship as a Viable Career Option’’. Dr Ayesha Abrar, PhD Entrepreneurship, Assist Professor, NUST appropriately nominated by SMEDA as a resource person conducted the training session at NUMS PWD Campus.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Understand the importance and concept of entrepreneurship
  2. Learn the real-time steps involved in starting a small business
  3. Enable to apply the frameworks and tools for successfully managing a small business

ORIC organized an orientation session for NUMS Faculty as per the directive of the VC NUMS. A presentation was given by Mr Ali Iqbal, Manager Solicitation and Evaluation, IGNITE National Technology Fund on 21 April 2021 to discuss the possible funding options through IGNITE. In this regard, concept notes on a number of research themes were received from NUMS Faculty for possible IGNITE funding.

ORIC arranged a talk by Prof Tahir Mehmood Chaudhry, Director Ovex technologies (Pvt) Ltd, Islamabad, on “Entrepreneurship in Medical Science” for the NUMS Faculty and Researchers for an orientation on the concept of start-up incubator approach among our researchers further to tap and understand the market needs pertinent to healthcare by bridging the necessary gap in available health services.