Office of Research, Innovation and Consultancy (ORIC)

The Office seeks to support staff and students in their efforts to develop innovations, seek, secure and manage external funding for research and consultancy in the most accurate and efficient manner.

Mission

To provide effective and efficient research, innovation and consultancy support services which are consistent with world class universities to staff and students.

Vision

To be recognized as a center of excellence for research, innovation and consultancy support services at UMaT and a preferred academic partner world-wide.

Goal

Our goal is to build a vibrant research and consultancy enterprise interspersed with great innovations through effective stakeholder management and accountability.

OUR CORE VALUES

EXCELLENCE

We pay attention to quality and the highest of professional standards

GOOD STEWARDSHIP

We provide responsible stewardship of all resources

INTEGRITY

We adhere to the highest standards in our operations

Welcome Message

The Office of Research, Innovation and Consultancy (ORIC) is the research, innovation and consultancy administration and management arm of the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT).  Our mission is to provide effective and efficient research, consultancy and innovation support services which are consistent with world class universities to staff and students of UMaT. Over the years, UMaT staff have engaged in cutting edge research in the fields of mining and technology to tackle mining, environmental, energy, and other socio-economic challenges in the country. ORIC is committed to ensuring that these researches are conducted in the most effective and efficient manner by providing the needed support services and by extension, identifying, developing and protecting the University’s intellectual property and promoting technology transfer in the public and private sector. ORIC represents the interests of the University in contractual relationships, grant applications and in administering the resultant  projects as well as managing the University’s enterprises. ORIC is governed by eleven member Board with an oversight responsibility over the office and its activities. With this short message, I wish you a stimulating experience as you explore our website.

Assoc Prof Solomon Nunoo

Dean, ORIC

News

Vice Chancellor explaining a point to Assoc Prof Gordon Adomza

REPRESENTATIVE FROM THE GHANA INNOVATION AND RESEARCH COMMERCIALISATION CENTRE (GIRC) PAYS A COURTESY CALL ON THE VICE CHANCELLOR

Assoc Prof Gordon Adomdza, a lecturer at Ashesi University and a representative from Ghana Innovation and Research Commercialisation Centre (GIRC) …
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ORIC EMBARKS ON MARKETING DRIVE OF UMaT INNOVATIONS

As part of marketing innovations, expertise and resources of the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), the Office of Research, …
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UMaT AND ZAACOAL LIMITED SIGN JOINT VENTURE AGREEMENT ON PRODUCTION OF ACTIVATED CARBON FOR MINING INDUSTRY

The University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) and Zaacoal Limited have signed a Joint Venture Agreement for the production of …
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UMaT ORGANISES HACKATHON FOR STUDENT INNOVATORS TO OBSERVE GHANA DIGITAL INNOVATION WEEK

UMaT has organised Student Innovators Hackathon in collaboration with Ghana Hubs Network as part of activities to observe Ghana Digital …
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Ghana Chamber of Mines Tertiary Education Fund (GCM-TEF) gives Research Awards to Staff and Postgraduate Students

The Ghana Chamber of Mines Tertiary Education Fund (GCM-TEF) has given research awards to three (3) Faculty Members and seven …
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