NANOMALAYSIA BERHAD SIGNS MOU WITH MyIPO FOR THE TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION SUPPORT CENTER (TISC) PROGRAMME


12 November 2021 – NanoMalaysia Berhad (NMB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO) for the Technology and Innovation Support Center (TISC) programme.

The programme provides a platform for IP training programmes, such as patent searching, patent drafting, IP commercialisation and IP marketing, conducted and coordinated by MyIPO, in cooperation with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

These training sessions will be conducted by experts in the field of IP from the United States and Europe, appointed by WIPO, using modules in accordance with the standards set by the WIPO, and to share “best practices” adopted abroad.

Under this initiative, MyIPO will act as the Focal Point between WIPO and TISC Host Institutions for all TISC activities in Malaysia.

To date, there are 16 Host Institutions which consists of educational institutions, public and private, and research institutions in Malaysia and NMB has become the 17th Host Institution in this programme

The MOU will focus on efforts to intensify technology transfer activities between universities, local research institutions and industry players.

MyIPO Director General, Abdul Haris bin Haji Lakar added: “We, at MyIPO, are very excited about the signing of the MOU today, and are looking forward to greater collaborations with NMB in the future. Our TISC programme offers the best practices adopted abroad and we believe it will be a great asset to NMB.”