Consultancy & Commercialisation Report
This report presents the consultancy and commercialisation statistics and activities for the year 2017.
ConsultancyThe consultancy activities have made steady progress over the past years. In year 2017, 512 applications were approved with an estimated value of RM1,700,875.46 as shown in Figure 1. This involved 374 UTAR staff as shown in Figure 2.
From the total of RM1,700,875.46, 70.7% is under the category of Personal Consultancy while 29.3% is under the University Consultancy category as shown in Figure 3.
Figure 5 shows the percentage value of approved projects by categories for the year 2017. Training constituted 48% of all approved projects. This is followed by Consultancy at 25% and R&D at 23%.
UTAR received a total of RM16,292.45 as a royalty payment for the invention “Buoyant Platform System”. In addition, UTAR signed a royalty payment agreement with RBN Biotech Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Royal Bird’s Nest Sdn Bhd for the commercialisation of the invention “Extraction Method for Bird’s Nest Extract Using Customised Apparatus”.
Patents2017, UTAR submitted 3 patent applications. The details of the inventions are:
i. A Method for Preparing Tiles (PI 2017701105)
ii. Extraction Method for Bird’s Nest Extract Using Customised Apparatus (PI 2017000939)
iii. Method and System for Binding Key (PI 2017702830)
Prospect for the Year 2018DCC will continue to work with business and industry associations such as Federation of Manufacturers Malaysia (FMM) and Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Kuala Lumpur & Selangor (KLSCCCI) to enhance UTAR’s collaboration with the SME/SMI.