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Knowledge Transfer Programme (KTP)


Knowledge Transfer Programme (KTP) is the 23rd Critical Agenda Project  (CAP) in the National Strategic Higher Learning Plan (PSPTN). KTP was established based on University-Industry/Community  Partnership Strengthening  Plan which is aimed at promoting involvement  and  closer partnership  between academia and industry/community.

 

BACKGROUND OF KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER PROGRAMME (KTP)

  1. KTP recognises a broad range of activities to support mutually beneficial collaborations between universities, industries and communities (government agencies/non-government organisations (NGOs)/public sector).
     
  2. It provides the platform for the exchange of tangible and intangible intellectual property, expertise, learning and skills between academia, industry and the community.
     
  3. The forms of interactions may include joint research, consultancy, education, training, graduate development, conferences, sharing of physical facilities and student placements.
     
  4. Public Higher Education Institutions (IPTA) should effectively engage with industry and community towards mutually beneficial initiatives through role played by:
  • Academia: able to incorporate relevant and up to date knowledge from industry and the community into their teaching, learning, research and consultancy activities.
  • Industry: can utilise the resources of IPTA to enhance their business capability and economic activities.
  • Community: can benefit from the knowledge generated in IPTA to improve quality of life within the community.
  • Graduated/Postgraduate Intern: enhance their personal and professional development.

 

OBJECTIVE OF KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER PROGRAMME (KTP)

To recognise and promote the transfer of knowledge via the exchange of creative and innovative ideas, research findings, experiences and skills between IPTA, research organizations, industries, government agencies and the wider community.

 

GOAL OF KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER PROGRAMME (KTP)

To enable the development and improvement of the quality of products, services and policies to be shared for mutual benefits between the stakeholders i.e. academia, industry, community and the graduated/postgraduate intern.

 

RATIONALE OF THE KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER PROGRAMME (KTP) POLICY

  1. To encourage and recognise engagement between industry/community and academia in order to support the implementation of New Economic Model (NEM) of Malaysia in creating a knowledgeable and high income nation.
     
  2. To provide a meaningful platform of exchange that facilitates the identification and matching of appropriate expertise in IPTA to address industry and community needs.
     
  3. To optimise the potential of IPTA expertise through coordinated interactions with stakeholders.
     
  4. To nurture the interactions between the stakeholders for sustainable and productive partnerships.