STAFF REPORT ISB: The Higher Education Commissions Innovation Steering Committee has suggested engaging with senior management of universities to improve output of their offices of research, innovation and commercialisation (ORIC).
The meeting chaired by Imtiaz Rastgar discussed the monitoring and evaluation process, development of success parameters and outreach and marketing strategy for start-up businesses in universities.
Executive Director HEC Dr Arshad Ali was also present at the meeting.
The members also proposed ORIC participation in national start-up competitions.
Dr Arshad said that universities would be encouraged to enhance the scope of innovation and commercialisation incubation centres.