This report presents the consultancy, commercialisation and entrepreneurship statistics and activities for 1 January until 31 December 2020.
In the period 1 January to 31 December 2020, 546 applications were approved with an estimated value of RM1,379,033.12 as shown in Figure 10. This involves 373 UTAR staff as shown in Figure 11. The huge drop is due to the Covid-19 pandemic that has badly affected the economy of Malaysia and worldwide.
From the total of RM1,379,033.12, 59% is under the category of Personal Consultancy while 41% is under the category University Consultancy as shown in Figure 12.
Figure 13 shows the approved value by unit. Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science (LKC FES) has the largest share at 34.4% of the total approved amount. This is followed by Faculty of Engineering and Green Technology (FEGT) at 15.3% and Faculty of Accountancy and Management (FAM) at 14.4%.
Figure 14 shows the percentage value of approved projects by categories. Training constitutes 54% of all approved projects. This is followed by Consultancy at 25% and R&D at 20%.
UTAR’s portion of the net income is RM 139,630.71 as shown in Figure 16.
The consultancy revenue is RM1,451,907.03 as shown in Figure 15.
In 2020 UTAR has submitted 1 patent applications. The details of the invention are:
Figure 17 shows the number of patents filed for the period 2008 to 2020. The current status for the 27 inventions is given in Table 4.
Besides Malaysia, UTAR has also filed for foreign patent application. The status is given in Table 5.
Table 2: Foreign Country Patent Applications
2.2 Industrial Awards
UTAR has won one industrial award in 2020:
The consultancy activities were severely affected in 2020 by the Covid-19 pandemic. DCC is continuously working with IPSR, CCCD and DCInterNet to find ways on helping the industries especially the SME/SMI in overcoming the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.