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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION

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How can Industry and Community have access to UPM experts?

(i) Kindly contact CiRNeT for any enquiry regarding collaboration with the Industry. CiRNeT (contact address available in this web site). (ii) Please contact UCTC for any enquiry on community service (UCTC ntact address contact address available in this web site). (iii) Enquiries can also be forwarded to the relevant Faculty/ Institute/Centre, for expert service in a particular field. Contact addresses of the Faculty/ Institute/ Centre are available in the UPM website: http://www.upm.edu.my

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What sort of collaboration and cooperation can be formed between university-industry?

Among the types of University-Industry collaborations that can be formed are the following: (i) Collaboration in R&D and commercialisation of R&D products funded by the Industry; (ii) Sponsorship of professor's Chair in certain knowledge disciplines; (iii) Involvement in educational programmes and professional training either at the undergraduate level or post-graduate; (iv) Consultancy services to assist in industry needs and problems; (v) Industrial training, students mobility programme and graduate employability; (vi) Human capital training among students and staff of UPM as well as the Industry.

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What kind of collaboration with the University can there be in a Community project?

Among the Community Programmes that can be implemented are: (i) International Networking (ii) Community Well-being (iii) Human Capital Development Programme(iv) Appreciation of Culture and Nature (v) Incubator Programme (vi) Innovation and Invention Programme(vii) Cancer Programme (viii) Halal Development Programme(ix) Indigenous Community Development Programme(x) Entrepreneurship Development Programme (xi) Extension Service Programme to the Community(xii) Senior Community Programme (xiii) Promotion of the University and its experts(xiv) School Adoption Programme

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What form of support can be contributed to the Industry and Community networking collaboration?

(i) Student Placement for internship and graduate employability (ii) Consultancy and sharing of expertise and experience (iii) Monetary (in cash or kind)(iv) Resources e.g. human resource, equipment, information (v) Others

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Does every collaboration between Industry-UPM and Community-UPM require a Memorandum of Understanding/Agreement?

A Document of Understanding is required for special projects which are comprehensive, i.e. have certain reference terms to achieve certain targeted mission and activity for a certain duration, which involves procedures, regulations and finance as well as require specific monitoring between UPM and the relevant party. Simple one-off activities such as school adoption programme, field trips and industrial talks do not require any Document of Understanding. Submission of a proposal paper is sufficient.

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How long does it take for an MOU/MOA document to be processed?

The said document takes approximately three months to be processed and approved.

Updated:: 28/02/2017 [wanarlindiana]

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