Biomedical Engineering is a young yet promising field that depicts a bright future as the technology and health care industry see a continuous growth in the Malaysian economy.
Cyberjaya, 7th November 2017 – On a journey towards healthcare innovation, Cyberjaya University College signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in collaboration with DreamEDGE Sdn. Bhd. Present at the ceremony was President of Cyberjaya University College, Professor Dato’ Dr. Mohamad Abd Razak, Deputy President of Academic Affairs & Internalisation and Research & Commercialization (AIARC), Professor Dato’ Dr. Shaharuddin Mohd, Deputy President of Student Affairs & Alumni, Professor Dr. Abdul Latiff and DreamEDGE Chief Executive Officer (CEO), En. Khairil Adri Adnan along with other representatives.
The Memorandum sought to establish a smart partnership between Cyberjaya University College and DreamEDGE in areas of medical sciences and technology. DreamEDGE Sdn. Bhd will be working together with Cyberjaya UC to provide industrial training platforms for students to gain exposure and develop innovative ways towards the advancement of the Biomedical engineering field.
The MoU also served as a connecting bridge to develop joint researches for the development of modern technology and to facilitate the usage of research equipment and facilities to produce advanced medical equipment. Besides that, it is also to encourage the exchange of technical information among research personnel between both institutions.
Also in discussion were innovation ideas of an Autonomous Wheelchair which can self-mobilize, has ergonomic characteristics and a Diabetic Foot Infection Diagnosis which functions to read and detect bacteria within seconds, is easy to operate, reliable and user-friendly. Both parties are also in discussion on the modification of Bionics, which functions to replace amputated limbs and Bio sensing technology to detect blood pressure and other symptomless diseases.
President of Cyberjaya University College, Professor Dato’ Dr. Mohamad Abd Razak mentioned that “Biomedical engineering students should be given opportunities to be involved in innovative researches before graduating.” Adding to that, he said, “It is important to create an innovative culture which focuses on the cultivation and innovation of brand new ideas to expand and improvise the existing body of knowledge.”
DreamEDGE is an engineering firm which focuses on digital engineering services with numerous engineering technologies ranging from Data Exchange Service to Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Data Designing and Modelling Service, Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) Analysis and Simulation, Special Training Program and Consultancy, Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Data Conversion Service, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Solution and Outsourcing Services.
The Biomedical Engineering field in Malaysia is a young yet promising field. This field which relies on technology and health care depicts a bright future as both are rapidly growing industries in the Malaysian economy. This university-industry collaboration will certainly contribute to the success of technology and medical knowledge transfer through effective application hence broadening the Biomedical Engineering field with solid recognition in Malaysia.