The Business Development and Training aims to enhance the positive impact of the University research and knowledge transfer activities by promoting business opportunities and engagement. Main role is to identify and develop funding and income generation opportunities to support research.

The goal is to make it easy for outsiders to achieve their corporate objectives, whether they wish to contract Sohar University expertise through a consultancy or research contract, or request training courses for improving performance, or to establish a business on campus.

The department serves the campus community at Sohar University by providing a range of services aimed at complementing and supporting the existing income generation activities of faculties and units.

The focus is also to promote innovative entrepreneurship and stimulate business activity in new areas, academic and non-academic.

Priorities are to protect and, where appropriate, commercialize the research carried out by SU experts. Services include:

  • Centre for Continuing Education
  • Industry & Innovation