The central objective of AIU-ORIC would be to set and assign strategic, tactical and operational goals to the research committee. Moreover, the office would facilitate the impacts of the research undertaken in Alhamd Islamic University.

1. Assure that the quality of research reflects the highest international standards
2. Create research culture in university
3. Provide valuable advice and support for faculty to pursue quality research
4. Safeguard compliance with all policies, legal requirements and operational standards of the University
5. Ensure that research is conducted which aims at solving Social, Management, Business, Environmental, Economic and Technological problems and thus bringing change in society
6. Motivate and facilitate faculty and research students to conduct quality research
7. Help each department to organize national/international conferences annually
8. Launch and maintain Alhamd research journals
9. Improving integration of research and education at all levels of the institute
10. Advance the stature of the University among the world’s best research institutions
11. Increase and diversify external research funding
12. Improve translation of research into the public benefit
13. Promote entrepreneurship, technology-transfer and commercialization activities that energize and support the local and national economy
14. Strengthen university-industry relationships
15. Enhance integration of research and education at all levels of the university
16. Commercialize research work