Pitch Challenge Training

Author :CIC Tuesday, 24 Sep 2019
The Pitch Challenge Training was held on 21 August 2019 (Wednesday) at the SIRI Lab from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm. The main facilitator of this workshop was Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohammad Faizal Ahmad Fauzi, Deputy Director of the Collaboration and Innovaton Centre (CIC).

CIC’s aim was to bring together bright minds to give talks with the following goals:

  • To create awareness on innovation judging criteria;
  • To guide participants on effective pitching;
  • To guide participants on effective way of promoting MMU research innovations and networking to secure collaborations;
  • To motivate and create opportunities to all parties to interact and share their experiences on innovation spill-over effects;
  • To create opportunity for U-IRCC members to learn and access MMU innovations based on a set of comprehensive judging criteria, which will be useful in the initial screening of inventions at the faculty level for future competitions


The trainers and speakers were:

  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ervina Efzan Mohd Noor, Deputy Director of Research Management Centre (RMC)
  • Dr. Bahma Sivasubramaniam, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Management (FOM)
  • Dr. Ooi Shih Yin, Deputy Director of Collaboration and Innovation Centre (CIC)
  • Mr. Quek Albert, Lecturer, Faculty of Computing and Informatics (FCI)
  • Ir. Dr. Goh Vik Tor, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering (FOE)

A total of 26 participants attended this training.

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Last Edited : Saturday, 11 Jan 2020