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UTM Faculty of Computing Enhances Industry Collaboration with New MoU at FCRI x MGI 2024

JOHOR BAHRU, 27 June -Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) continues to advance its global prominence strategy by developing and maintaining smart partnerships with renowned institutions and universities worldwide. Recently, the Faculty of Computing signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with three industry partners: Certiify Solutions (M) Sdn. Bhd. (Certiify), Wavelet Solutions Sdn. Bhd. (Wavelet), and One Team Networks Sdn. Bhd. (OTN), to foster academic and research collaboration in computing.

The MoU exchange ceremony took place on 27 June 2024 during the Faculty of Computing Research & Innovation Day x Meet & Greet with Industries (FCRI x MGI 2024). UTM was represented by Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation), Prof. Dr. Rosli bin Md. Illias, while the industry partners were represented by their CEOs: Ms. Norlisa Francis Nordin (Certiify), Mr. Vincent Lee Hong Fay (Wavelet), and Mr. Lim Chee Hwa (OTN).

The ceremony was witnessed by delegations from UTM and other industry partners, including Huawei Malaysia, PPG Coatings (M) Sdn. Bhd., Agmo Holdings Berhad, Cradle Fund Sdn. Bhd., and My EG Services Berhad.

In addition to the MoU exchange, FCRI x MGI 2024 featured an AI hackathon, research talks, research pitching, and the Postgraduate Annual Research Seminars (PARS). In his speech, Prof. Dr. Rosli bin Md. Illias emphasized that the memorandum would facilitate the sharing of academic knowledge and research initiatives, bringing numerous benefits to the Government-Universities-Community-Industry (GUCI) framework.

This strategic cooperation enables the exchange of knowledge, ideas, and insights between UTM and its industry partners, promoting a collaborative academic, research, and expertise partnership, particularly in the fields of AI, blockchain, and cloud computing. It is anticipated that this cooperation will further enhance the global prominence of both UTM and its industry partners on national and international levels.

 

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About Universiti Teknologi Malaysia: https://www.utm.my/

About Certiify Solutions (M) Sdn Bhd: https://certiify.io/

About Wavelet Solutions Sdn Bhd: https://wavelet.net/

About One Team Networks Sdn Bhd: http://www.onedream.com.my/

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