UTM-MTDC Symbiosis Program

Background

UTM-MTDC Symbiosis Program is a graduate entrepreneur development program offered to top graduates in technology related field.

This program is a collaboration program between Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC) and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) where UTM acts as technology provider while MTDC as the fund provider and business advisor.

Obejctives;

  • To promote commercialisation activities on the output of R&Ds conducted by universities especially ones conducted by UTM researchers;
  • To increase the number of technology based start-up companies;
  • To equipped graduates with entrepreneur skills; and
  • To provide job opportunities to graduates in technology based industry.

Program

This program is divided into 5 phase:

• Phase I : UTM-MTDC Symbiosis Program Induction Course
• Phase II : Entrepreneurship Course
• Fasa III :  IC² Technology Commercialisation Course
• Fasa IV : Incubator Program
• Fasa V : Graduation

Phase I to Phase III will take about 3 months to complete while Phase IV will functionate within 24 months.  30 graduates in various fields were selected to undergo courses in Phase I to Phase III. From this amount, 10 will be selected to pursue in Incubator Program for 24 months where during this program, they will establish a company and the company will be place in one of technology centre managed by MTDC.

List of Companies

Below is the list of companies been established under this program;

No.

Company

Product

CEO

Invemtor

1.

WCC TELCO SDN. BHD./ 940138-T

Frequency Front -End System for Wireless local Area network ,Point to point Link

MR MUHAMMAD SUFEIL BIN YUSOFF

e-mail: Sufeil12@gmail.com

PROF. DR. THAREK ABDUL RAHMAN

e-mail: tharek@fke.utm.my

2.

GIGALINK SOLUTIONS SDN. BHD./ 940040-P

Antenna Array at 2.4Ghz for point to point Communication

MR MUHAMMAD REDUAN BIN

ABD LAH SANI

e-mail: e_w_a_n@yahoo.com

ASSOC. PROF. DR. MOHAMAD KAMAL A. RAHIM

e-mail: mkamal@fke.utm.my

3.

MICROCLEAR SDN. BHD./ 940172-T

Microclear for the treatment of coloured water

MR IFNU HAKIM BIN ABDUL RAFOR

e-mail: ifnuzitech@yahoo.com

ASSOC. PROF. DR. ZAHARAH IBRAHIM,

E-mail: zaharahibrahim@utm.my

4.

SONO ENGINEERING (M) SDN. BHD./ 940168-H

Novel Low Cost Ultrasound Sonoimprometer

MR MOHD ARSHAD ABDUL RAHID

E-mail: arshadlee@yahoo.com

 ASSOC. PROF. DR. EKO SUPRIANTO

E-mail: eko@utm.my

5.

HQ NUTRACEUTICALS SDN. BHD./ 940117-A

Pineapple Fibre-based Product Development for Nutraceutical

MR M. HAFIZ SHAMSHUDDIN

e-mail: hafiora@yahoo.com

ASSOC. PROF. DR. IDA IDAYU MUHAMAD

E-mail: idayu@fkkksa.utm.my

6.

BIOSWITCH TECHNOLOGIES SDN. BHD./ 940152-P

An Active packaging using Smart Bio Switch Concept

MR MOHD ZAKUAN BIN ZAKARIA

e-mail: zakuanzakaria@yahoo.com.my

ASSOC. PROF. DR. IDA IDAYU MUHAMAD

e-mail: idayu@fkkksa.utm.my

7.

E ELEMENTS TECHNOLOGY SDN. BHD./ 940161-K

Energy Saving in Building Air conditioning System

MR MOHAMMAD AKMAL BAHARAIN BIN A. RAHIM

e-mail: akmika@gmail.com

PROF. DR MD NOR MUSA

e-mail: mdnor@utm.my

8.

MEMBRANE TECHNOLOGY (M) SDN. BHD./ 940038-M

Development of Pre-Treatment System for RO Drinking Water Production

MS SURIATI MOHAD NASIR

e-mail: suriatimohadnasir@yahoo.com.my

PROF. DR. AHMAD FAUZI ISMAIL

e-mail: afauzi@utm.my

9.

PHOTOLASER GRAMMETRY SDN. BHD./ 940142-X

3D-based Surveillance System

MR ZAM HAIRIZAD BIN ISMAIL

e-mail: zampsh@yahoo.com.my

DR. ZULKEPLI MAJID

e-mail: zulkeplimajid@utm.my / drzulmajid@gmail.com