Kalinga University aims to support research by creating a knowledge-sharing mechanism within the University by collaborating with the potential of excellence Universities and R&D institutions. The University has created an IPR cell to put in place intellectual property practices and patents including technology development, its transfer, and commercialization. The university makes innovations in the curriculum by redefining, refining, and restructuring it to make it more inclusive thereby formulating and launching innovative programmes of awareness and outreach. The University has expertise in designing innovative teaching/research programmes in inter-disciplinary, cross-disciplinary areas having a societal impact so as to bridge the gap between rigid boundaries of physical sciences, life sciences, and social sciences.
The University also has an incubation cell to create the necessary linkages between University, relevant local/national industry, research labs/institutions, civil society, and the Government. The designed curriculum of the University ensures sufficient scope for Innovation as the steady refurbishing of Curriculum is done keeping in mind work-environment, exposure to qualitative and challenging work-life, the features and future of development of society, and personhood and the depth of research acumen of well-educated students. The research programs of Kalinga University follow and conduct its programs with a proper transparent code of conduct.
The University thus has a well-defined research policy for the promotion of research among students and staff of the university. To promote research, the University provides ample resources like online study material through DELNET, NPTEL, NDL(National Digital Library), J-Gate(Social Science), JGate(Science and Technology), INSPEC Database of Elsevier and Web of Science The university has also procured SPSS tool for research and Urkund software to check plagiarism in research.
The central instrumentation facilities available in the university are Double beam microprocessor UV-VIS spectrophotometer, HPLC isocratic system, Digital flame photometer, Kjedahl apparatus for nitro generation, biochemistry analyser, digital turbidity meter, Digital Nephelometer, Digital Balance, Gel Electrophoresis horizontal plus power supply, Digital tablet hardener tester, IR Spectrometer, Rotary Tablet machine, Brookfield Viscometer, Digital melting point apparatus etc. The facilities provided by the University and its research policy for students and staff ensures proper implementation and promotion of research in the University.