Collaborative Partners


Collaborations with Science, Technology and Engineering related companies:


Department of Physical Science, Faculty of Applied Sciences (FOAS), TAR UMT will be collaborating with IKM and agrees to pool efforts together to assist in the continuing education and professional development of lKM members; to assist in developing the content of chemistry and chemistry-related courses and programmes of TAR UMT, to promote the development of chemistry profession among its academic staff and students; to collaborate on research and innovation in chemistry and chemistry-related areas; to undertake joint programmes in promoting the advancement of chemistry in Malaysia; and as well as in any other areas of co-operation as agreed to by both parties from time to time. 

TARC (now known as TAR UMT) signs MoU with National Instruments, gaining RM 1.8 Million Software Sponsorship 

Tunku Abdul Rahman College (now known as TAR UMT) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Instruments(NI), garnering RM 1, 800, 000.00 worth of sponsorship in NI's Labview software. The MoU signing ceremony took place in the TARC (now known as TAR UMT) KL Main Campus on 15 April, 2011. 

YB Dato' Dr Hou Kok Chung, who witnessed the signing ceremony said, "The partnership with TAR College (now known as TAR UMT), a known-established public Higher Education Institution and NI, a world leader in virtual instrumentation software and automated test equipment, will help to bridge the gap between classroom learning and practical relevant skills needed by the industry. This link with the industry can strengthen the curriculum and enhance the employability and marketability of TARC (now known as TAR UMT) graduates". 

This partnership will also work towards building platforms for TAR UMT students and staff, specifically from the Faculty of Applied Sciences, and the experts of NI to mutually share the latest technologies and experiences in virtual instrumentation applications for test, control and design areas through collaborations in research & development, workshops, seminars, training sessions and projects. 

Mr Chandran Nair, NI ASEAN Managing Director expressed his hope to see new ideas emerge from the involvement of the students of TARC (now known as TAR UMT) in this collaboration.


MoA between Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology (TAR UMT), Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) and University of Malaya (UM) was signed since 2016. The research collaboration is about " Sythesis of New Polyaniline/Palm Wax Alkyd Hybrid in Solar Panel Application". Under this agreement, a master student was sponsored by MPOB to do research under the academic supervision of Professor Dr.Gan Seng Neon(UM), Dr.Lim Wen Huei (MPOB) and Associate Professor Dr.Phang Sook Wai from TAR UMT.

Department of Bioscience, FOAS had signed MoA with Nestlin Malaysia Sdn. Bhd since 2017. There are three projects involved in this collaboration:

1. Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Bird Nest (Feb 2017 - April 2017)

  • Project focused on efficient hydrolysis of bird nest for a better digestion and absorption.

2. Optimization of Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Bird Nest (July 2019 - Jan 2020)

  • Project focuses on fine-tuning parameters of enzymatic hydrolysis of bird nest for a better yield. 

3. Production of Bioactive Sialylated Glycopeptides from Bird Nest (Oct 2021 - on-going)

  • Project focuses on the development of green process to produce bioactive sialylated glycopeptides and its derived-products from bird nest.


The Department of Sport Science, FOAS has signed MoA with Enercan Sdn. Bhd. on 2019, gaining RM26,200 sponsorship. Enercan Sdn. Bhd. is a health food product manufacturing and retailing company. An Industrial research project collaboration involves to evaluate the effectiveness of Microceps ingestion in endurance runners and sedentary people. 


Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology (TAR UMT), Faculty of Applied Sciences (FOAS) signed a MoA with Big K Farmer's Place, Kerling, Selangor on 27th Feb 2019 for "Production of Quality Vermicompost and Vermicompost Tea" consultancy project. The Managing Director, Mr.Lew Chee Keong from Big K Farmer's Place would like to use organic fertilizer for his agriculture crops in the farm. FOAS lecturer, Dr.Hoe Yin Chen will set up pre-composting method, earthworm breeding and vermicompost tea system. Training for earthworm breeding, vermicompost production, earthworm tea production and application of vermicompost and vermicompost tea in agriculture crops are also provided. Also, the research team from FOAS will analyse the quality of vermicompost and vermicompost tea produce by the farmer.  


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