Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization at Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST) has the ambition to not only enhance the research culture at the university but also to translate research results into practice to have a positive impact on our region’s economy. In this regard a brainstorming session was held by ORIC with Faculty of Biosciences on 18th October 2019 in the ORIC office at 03:30 PM. Prof. Aamer Iqbal Bhatti, Dean ORIC chaired the meeting.
Faculty members were briefed about ORIC and its aim to avail funding opportunities. Dean ORIC apprised that purpose of the meeting was to have a brainstorming session with the faculty members to discuss and share ideas and to identify domains in the field of Biosciences that have commercialization potential. After comprehensive and deliberate discussion three major domains were identified and agreed upon by all participants which are:
- Genetic and Molecular Diagnostics
- Tissue Culture
- Microbial Enhanced Oil Recovery
The session ended with a vote of thanks to the chair and participants.