UNIMAS INNOVATION TECHNOLOGY HUB
INNOVATION STARTS HERE
Activities and Collaboration
The Launching of UNIMAS Innovation Technology Hub
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), launched the UNIMAS Innovation Technology Hub (UNIMAS InnoTech Hub), in conjuction with Research Open Day 2022. The UNIMAS InnoTech Hub and Research Open Day 2022 was officiated by YB Dato Sri Dr Sim Kui Hian, Deputy Premier of Sarawak and the Minister for Public Health, Housing & Local Government Sarawak on 18 October 2022.
During the event, YB Dato Sri Dr Sim Kui Hian witnessed an exchange of memorandum of understanding between UNIMAS and UKISS Technology, a Web3 security firm that developed the revolutionary UKISS Hugware wallet, as part of plans to accelerate academic research and industrial collaborations.
The five-year partnership between UNIMAS’ Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology and UKISS Technology aims to enhance research and development, education, and capabilities in the field of blockchain, decentralised protocols, digital assets, NFTs, and the metaverse. Both parties will collaborate in the areas of research, academia, human resource, as well as software and hardware development.
UPSI Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Benchmark Visit to UNIMAS
A briefing by UNIMAS DVC (R&I) was also held in the industrial attachment room. The briefing was conducted to discuss in brief the current positioning of UNIMAS Research and Innovation efforts and its future strategic direction. The knowledge sharing and exchange of UPSI and UNIMAS will be beneficial for future research collaborations.