On the 1st of October 2020, SITC along with iHumEn top management team visited Iskandar Investment Berhad (IIB) at Medini 9, Nusajaya, Johor with a purpose to increase visibility of iHumEn and all research centres as well as looking into any possible opportunity to collaborate together with IIB and its’ subsidiary companies.

The delegates were led by Prof. Dr. Mohd Shahrizal Sunar. Also present were Dr. Muhamad Noor Harun, Director of SITC and Prof. Madya Dr. Mohd Yazid Idris, Director of MaGICX. Datuk Ir. Khairil Anwar Ahmad, Chief Operating Officer of IIB and En. Azman Mohd Hussein, Executive Vice President (Support Services) welcomed the delegates to IIB office.

Few potential collaborations were discussed during the meeting such as to prosper sport industry eco-system, digitalization & IR4.0 and possible MoU between these two agencies. UTM were also then invited to the launching ceremony of Iskandar NEXT (New Economy Experience & Talent) at Fraser Place, Puteri Harbour on 22nd of October 2020 which was officiated by YAB Menteri Besar Johor. SITC was able to showcase current drone technology developed by the researchers to the crowd.