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 & Technology Transfer 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.
RIBU will enhance UiTM innovation and creativity activities, improving the number of IP in university, stabilizing income generation through the commercialisation of UiTM researchers’ invention/technology as well as establishing Syarikat Terbitan Universiti (STU), in line with our UiTM Vice Chancellor aspiration as set out in Amanat Tahun 2013.