PECIPTA 2011 aims to exhibit a diverse range of products, inventions and innovations from institutions of learning in Malaysia and abroad. It aspires to orchestrate opportunities and networking for researchers and inventors.
Universiti Teknologi MARA will be hosting PECIPTA 2011 which will take place at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, 13-15 September 2011. Aiming for a rich harvest of research, innovation and inventions, for the past ten years the Ministry of Higher Education has sponsored and organised PECIPTA for public institutions of higher learning every two years. Held for the first time in 2001, the exposition was hosted by University Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). It followed by Universiti Putra Malaysia (2003), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (2005), Universiti Sains Malaysia (2007) and University of Malaya (2009).
Believing that anyone can be an inventor, Universiti Teknologi MARA is opening a window to the young minds in colleges and chools. PECIPTA 2011 is offering a new competition category, a Junior Inventor Category, trusting that this new category will invigorate budding minds to invent. Apart from exhibiting research, PECIPTA 2011 plans to hold a symposium and a model car competition.
The PECIPTA 2011 objectives are:
• to brace innovation-led economy
• to engage business and industry partners
• to fast-track products to market
• to inculcate innovation among rural students
PECIPTA 2011 emphasises:
• Forming of business
• Wider participation from institutions of learning
• Budding researchers
• Research products obtaining support for businesses
Registration of Participation:
Registration will be done by the Research Management Centres/Institutes of the university between 21 February and 25 March 2011.PECIPTA 2011 is held under the auspices of the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia and jointly organised by Universiti Teknologi MARA in collaboration with other institutions of higher learning.
Organised by UiTM and supported by Malaysian Institutions of Higher Learning
PECIPTA 2011 audience is:
• Industries and private sector companies
• Innovation enablers
• Ministries and relevant governmental agencies
• School children
• Students of higher learning institutions and colleges
• Members of the public
• Symposium on innovation and creativity
• Model car competition