Month: October 2014

Excellent performance of two UTM teams at Iskandar Malaysia Case Challenge 2014 Competition

JOHOR BAHRU, 24 September 2014 – Two Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) teams won the first and third place for the Iskandar Malaysia Case Challenge organised by Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) and Frost & Sullivan Pte Ltd, Singapore. The team who won the first place was represented by second-year students from the Faculty of Management …

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Memorandum of understanding UniversitiTeknologi Malaysia (Institute of Bioproduct Development) – Steinbeis Malaysia Foundation

A memorandum of understanding has been signed between Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and Steinbeis Malaysia Foundation through Institute of Bioproduct Development (IBD). The MOU was signed on 28th August, 2014 after the launching of Steinbeis Malaysia Foundation by the Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, Datuk Mah Siew Keong. The launching was commenced during Innovating Malaysia …

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MOA Signing ceremony between Ibd and Haritagogreen sdn bhd

Harita Go Green Sdn. Bhd., a Biotechnology company from Malacca has agreed to do a collaborative research project with IBD under the topic of ‘Bioprocess Development for Semi-industrial Production of Bacillus thuringiensis: A Biocontrol Agent Against for Agriculture Application’.   The main objective of this research collaboration is toward product development of Bacillus thuringiensis as biocontrol …

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UTM Staff Awarded the UNESCO/IUPAC/PHOSAGRO Green Chemistry Grant

22 September 2014 – Six innovative research projects were selected among more than 110 applications to receive the support of the Green Chemistry for Life project, which was created by UNESCO and PhosAgro in close cooperation with the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) to promote the sustainable use and design of chemicals …

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Fostering university-industry linkage MPA connects academic research with industrial application

Strengthening the linkage between academic research and the business world is vital if we want to move the great ideas to the marketplace, according to national ICT research and development agency, MIMOS. As a strategic agency under MOSTI, MIMOS recognizes universities as sources and repositories of knowledge, innovation and technological advances. The agency’s MIMOS Prestigious …

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Best of the Best Award INATEX 2014

2 October 2014 – Associate Professor Dr Ida Idayu Muhamad and her team from Faculty of Chemical Engineering has won the Best of The Best Award during INATEX 2014 for her research innovation, REPID – active packaging design with insect repellent and microleak detector. She won the main prize of RM100,000 research grant presented by Datuk …

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Dr. Mimi Haryani Hassim Winner of the IDB Excellent Leadership Award

Dr Mimi Haryani Hassim, a senior lecturer from Faculty of Chemical Engineering, UTM has been selected as the winner of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) – Excellent Leadership Award 1435H (2014). She is one of the 13 winners (under Merit category) from 10 different countries all over the world. Among the 13 winners, only three …

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UTMIPASA Collaboratively Organised ‘Fight the Bite’ Conference to combat Dengue Disease

JOHOR BAHRU, 20 September – The Institute of Environment and Water Resource Management of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (IPASA) in collaboration with Rotary International Club, The Institute of Engineers Malaysia (IEM) and Malaysia Medical Association (MMA) have successfully organized The 2nd International Conference on Dengue and Its Control. Carrying the theme ‘Fight the Bite’, the conference …

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