Welcome to Research Management Centre (RMC), the research arm of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), established since 1982. Formerly known as ‘Research and Consultation Unit’ and as ‘Research & Development Unit’ and finally renamed as ‘Research Management Centre’, in 1997. RMC is responsible to manage and facilitate research and development activities, intellectual property (IP) creation and management, technological development, promotion and exploitation of R&D findings through close collaboration with the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE), Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation(MOSTI), Small and Medium Industry Development Corporation (SMIDEC), industry, research institutes, other universities and international organizations.
In supporting our R&D needs, we source and manage funds from research grant schemes available such as Science Fund, Techno Fund, Inno Fund, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), Commercialization of R&D Fund (CRDF), Technology Acquisition Fund (TAF) and Multimedia Grant Scheme (MGS). As part of our aims to create R&D excellence, we are dedicated to nurture R&D culture among University staff. The Research Portal aims to disseminate information to current and potential researchers, stakeholders and the community at vast. Through its pages, I am confident you will be enlighten on current information of our R&D excellence, state-of-art research infrastructure and directory of products, process and expertise available at UTM.
I wish you a stimulating experience as you explore our Research Portal. Discover how we can cultivate a spirit of innovation and creativity among our staff and community. Do visit our portal regularly to get latest updates on research findings and seize new and available opportunities to engage in contract research or in commercialization activities.