Chandigarh University has been envisioned to emerge as a globally recognized university with a mission to create an academic environment conducive to research, consultancy, and innovation-based projects. With this objective in mind and to provide adequate research guidance and resources University Centre for Research & Development (UCRD) has been established right in the first year of the inception of the University. The UCRD is devoted to coordinating research & consultancy activities in collaboration with industries. UCRD provides research through its state-of-the-art laboratories such as the Additive manufacturing lab, Flexible manufacturing system lab, SEM & XRD Lab, Molecular Biology Lab, and Genetics Lab.