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Result Area 3: Promoting Research, Development, Innovation and commercialization (RDIC)

The objective of this results area is to develop a culture of research and development, innovation and commercialization (RDIC) in universities.


Development-Oriented Research (DOR)

A system of competitive, performance-based research programs for development-oriented research (DOR) in universities and non-state HEIs will be developed and implemented for STEM subjects, Humanities, Education, Management, and Social Sciences (HEMS) subjects, and STEM-HEMS (interdisciplinary) research.
DOR Guidelines
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TUE 31JUL2018- Submission of DOR proposals
Research and Innovation Commercialization (RIC)

Competitive, performance-based research and innovation commercialization (RIC) programs will be developed and implemented for universities undertaking innovation activities of direct relevance for industrial and service sector development, as identified through consultations with agencies representing the private sector, such as Chambers of Commerce and Employers Federations, and with government policy makers. The RIC programs will be available for STEM and HEMS subjects, as well as for STEM-HEMS combinations.
RIC Guidelines
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SAT 30 JUN 2018; Submission of RIC proposals
UBL Cell

The Program will support the development of University-Business Linkage (UBL) offices. The UBL offices will assist university academics in increasing collaboration with professional expertise in technology transfer and business model development, establishing open innovation spaces and business incubators, and enabling academics and students to obtain professional business advice and training.
UBL cell score card
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Innovation Commercialization Enhancement (ICE)
Innovation commercialization enhancement (ICE) grants to assist a set of university programs that have demonstrated success in this area in the past to scale up their activities further.
ICE Guidelines
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