R&D Roadmap 2021-2032

Aim/Goal: To be a recognized leading research centre in research and consultancy. 


  1. To build network and collaborate with institutions, industries, communities, and government bodies to serve the needs of various stakeholders (Research Grants, Commercialization and Consultancy). 
  2. To share and disseminate the research findings that are related to UN’s sustainable development goals (Research Talks, Seminars, Webinars, and Conferences). 
  3. To encourage a cross-disciplinary research to solve real world problems (Consultancy, Research and Publications).

  • Strategic Plan 1: Development of Human Resource
  • Strategic Plan 2: Research Grants
  • Strategic Plan 3: Publications
  • Strategic Plan 4: Quantity and Quality of Postgraduates
  • Strategic Plan 5: Commercialization/ University Social responsibility
  • Strategic Plan 6: Conferences/exhibitions and seminars in the field of expertise.

Targeted Impact

  1. To gain national/international recognition as an active research centre that can enhance the well-being and sustainability of society. 
  2. To contribute to the sustainable development goals in order to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. 
  3. To contribute to the community through knowledge transfer programme and community outreach projects.
  4. To contribute to the industry and nation by providing solutions to solve real world problems. 
  5. To improve the university ranking in both national and international level such as SETARA rating, Times Higher Education World University ranking, QS ranking, etc.

Targeted Output

  1. To ensure all centre members completed their postgraduate studies.
  2. To forge multi-disciplinary research collaboration by forming at least one national team and one international team.
  3. To ensure all centre members have the experience of applying and leading at least one research grant project. 
  4. To secure internal grant (at least RM1,750 per member per year by 2032) and external research grant (at least RM3,250 per member per year by 2032).