KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER PROGRAMME (KTP)

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DEFINITION OF KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER PROGRAMME (KTP)

KTP recognises a broad range of activities to support mutually beneficial collaborations between universities, industries and communities (government agencies/Non Government Organizations (NGOs)/public sector).

It provides the platform for the exchange of tangible and intangible intellectual property, expertise, learning and skills between academia, industry and the community.

The forms of interactions may include joint research, consultancy, education, training, graduate development, conferences, sharing of physical facilities and student placements.

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.
  • Graduate/Postgraduate Intern: enhance their personal and professional development

OBJECTIVES 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 graduate/postgraduate intern.

KEY RESULT AREA (KRA) OF KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER PROGRAMME (KTP)

5 KRA identified are in the field of:

  1. Education - raising level of education in certain areas.
  2. Economic gains for sector/s of industry in identified sector.
  3. Sustainability and Green Technology Initiatives.
  4. The Disadvantage groups.
  5. Developing Industry Relevant curriculum (for High Impact sector).

IMPACT MEASUREMENT OF KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER PROGRAMME (KTP)

  1. KRA will be determined by MoHE.
  2. Impact measurement to be approved by KTP Project Committee.
  3. Impact measurement – at the end or annual basis.

SECRETARIAT OF KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER PROGRAMME (KTP)

CHAIRMAN OF KTP:
PROFESSOR DATO’ OMAR OSMAN
Critical Agenda project – Knowledge Transfer Programme (KTP)
Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia
c/o
Deputy Vice Chancellor
(Student Affair & Development)
Universiti Sains Malaysia

SECRETARIAT OF KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER PROGRAMME (KTP)
KTP Secretariat @USM
Suite 125, Kompleks EUREKA
Universiti Sains Malaysia
11800 Pulau Pinang

Tel: 04-6578870
Fax: 04-6575444
Web: http://ktpmohe.usm.my

FILES TO DOWNLOAD

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KTP GUIDELINE-Industry.docx45.65 KB
KTP FORM-Industry.docx60.02 KB
KTP GUIDELINE-Community.docx46.88 KB
KTP FORM-Community.docx58.68 KB