UiTM Executive Committee Meeting 6/2011 dated 28 February 2011 has approved the establishment of Research Innovation Business Unit (RIBU) with 3 major functions:
- Intellectual Property (IP) Unit
- Creativity and Promotional Unit
- Commercialisation Management Unit
In principle, RIBU establishment act as a one-stop reference center such as management of innovation and creativity activities, intellectual property (IP) protection and UiTM technology commercialisation.