By Aini Raudhah Roslam Industrial Training Student UKM
Pics by Izani Syafiq Samsudin
BANGI, 5 May, 2011 – UKM Tech a wholly owned UKM technology transfer company is to collaborate with Nanopac (M) Sdn Bhd to manufacture and distribute nano based products to the market.
UKM Technology Sdn Bhd was set up in 2009 to accelerate the commercialisation of UKM’s R&D to global level while Nanopac was set up in 2003 to carry out R&D, manufacture and distribute nanotechnology products to the market.
A MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) was signed by the two companies to strengthen, promote and develop nanotechnology research and products for five years. It was signed by Encik Ikmaludin Ismail, CEO of UKM Tech and Dato Dr Cheng Kok Leong, CEO of Nanopac at UKM Tech in Bangunan Wawasan UKM here yesterday.
Both companies will cooperate to promote co-branding of their products, develop their product networks, collaborate in R&D, product outsourcing as well as other areas of co-operation.
They will collaborate not only on the basis of income-generation but also lifting the quality of life through technology development and innovation to benefit society and the world.
The signing ceremony was witnessed by Prof Dr Rahmah Mohamed, Deputy Vice-Chancellor ( Reserach and Innovation Affairs), senior staff of the two companies and other senior UKM staff.