Establishment of Technology Innovation Support Centre under ORIC at NED University of Engineering and Technology


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The Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan in collaboration with Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan (IPO) supports the establishment of Technology and Innovation Support Centers in universities under World Intellectual Property Organizationís (WIPO) TISC program.

A per the recommendation of HEC, TISCs has been established within the existing network of ORICs in the universities in Pakistan. Manager (IP) at ORIC / Focal person TISC is responsible for all matters related to patent database search, acquisition, enforcement and licensing.

Objective of TISC:

Through the establishment of TISC in NED University, the university scholars, researchers innovators, entrepreneurs and related industries and business community are enabled to access locally based, high quality technology information available in patent databases and related services, helping them to create, protect, and manage their intellectual property (IP) assets.

Functions of TISC:

         Allow users to benefit effectively from increased accessibility offered by internet searches (including search tools such keyword, truncation, classification, etc. tools) through direct personal (face-to-face) assistance;

         Strengthen the local technological base (by building up local know-how);

         Increase technology transfer (e.g. by investigating the possibilities of licensing, joint ventures, etc.);

        Assist local users to create, protect, own and manage their intellectual property rights;

Recipients of TISC Services:

         Individual inventors

         Small and medium enterprises


         Researchers in technology centers and universities

         Academia (ranging from schools to universities),

         IP professionals, etc.


Services offered by TISC:

TISC provides a diverse range of services, helping inventors, researchers, and entrepreneurs unlock their innovative potential.


         Training on access to and use of patent information

         Access to patent and non-patent databases

         Support to inventors in patent filing

         Support to innovator in IP management and commercialization

         Create networks and contribute to exchange of experience

         Provide quality services on patent search and analysis

         Increase awareness on IP and contribute to economic growth in the country


Universityís Intellectual Property (IP) Policy

Intellectual Property (IP) policy provides guidance for staff (academic and general), students, researchers and other related persons on the practices of the NED University of Engineering and technology with respect to Intellectual Property (IP). This document describes basis of generating this policy, objectives, IP rights and coverage, ownership, disclosure, market evaluation, licensing, commercialization and revenue distribution.


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For Assistance, contact:

Nimra Kamran

Focal Person TISC

Second Floor, White house

EXT: 2693