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UniversitiTeknologi PETRONAS (UTP) has established Advanced Technology & Innovation Centre (ATIC™) as a ‘one-stop centre’ for the universityto provide for the needs of industry.  It is also seen as a ‘shop window’ to display its expertise and facilities to the outside world. ATIC™ integrates all the expertise and capabilities of UTP to cater for the needs of industry.


ATIC™ Roles:

  • Promote collaboration and establish strategic alliances with industry, academic and research institutions
  • Provide support to academics and researchers at UTP in dealing with industry and research organisations
  • Transfer of knowledge and technology between the University and external entities
  • Promote deployment and commercialization of IP through business collaboration and joint ventures through our commercialization and IP unit.


ATIC™ is established in line with the government policy that encourages transfer of knowledge and technology between universities and industries.  The Centre is set up at Technology Park Malaysia (TPM), situated within the Klang Valley area to support collaboration between the University and external entities such as industry and government agencies.


Companies can be involved with ATIC™ at different levels by:

  • Helping to shape the range and breadth of the R&D and securing dedicated access to the facility and expertise at UTP by becoming a strategic partner;
  • Having access to research results and facilities by becoming a stakeholder; and
  • Sponsoring R&D and consultancy projects



  • Consultancy
  • Contract Research
  • Company Specific Training Courses
  • Open Professional Training Courses
  • Testing and Analysis of Materials and Components
  • Design and Rapid Prototyping
  • Industrial PhD at Work Place
  • Full-Time or Part-Time Masters and PhD


Research at UTP is focused on thematic areas known as Mission Oriented Research (MORs). There are specialized Centres of Excellence within the MORs. The MORs and the Centres of Excellence are:

Mission Oriented Research

  • Enhanced Oil Recovery
  • CO2 Management
  • Deepwater Technology
  • Intelligent City (I-City)
  • Biomedical Technology
  • Nano Technology
  • Sustainable Resources
  • Hybrid Energy System
  • Green Technology

Centres of Excellence

  • Centre for Automotive Research (CAR)
  • Centre for Intelligent Signal and Imaging Research (CISIR)
  • Gas Separation Research Centre
  • Offshore Engineering Centre
  • Centre of Innovative Nanostructures &Nanodevices (COINN)
  • Centre of Enhanced Oil Recovery (COEEOR)
  • South East Asia Carbonate Research Lab (SEACARL)
  • Centre of Excellence in Subsurface Seismic Imaging & Hydrocarbon
  • Centre for Corrosion Research
  • Centre for CO2 Capture Research
  • PETRONAS Ionic Liquid Centre (PILC)
  • Centre for Biofuel and Biochemical Research (CBBR)

For further information on ATIC
, please contact:

Nor Idham B Che Ghani
Advanced Technology& Innovation Centre (ATIC™)
UniversitiTeknologi PETRONAS (UTP)
Bandar Seri Iskandar
31750 Tronoh, Perak Darul Ridzuan,

Te l: +605-3688431
Fax : +605-3654086

Thareq Ariffin Mohd Tajmi   
Marketing Executive
Advanced Technology & Innovation Centre (ATIC™)
UniversitiTeknologi PETRONAS (UTP) 
L5-I-2, Enterprise 4, Technology Park Malaysia
57000 Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur,

Tel: +603-89941067
Fax: +603-89941193