PETALING JAYA: The Aerospace Malaysia Innovation Centre (AMIC) has sealed a memorandum of understanding with M-AeroTech to lead the industry-led aerospace research and technology activity in Asia Aerospace City (AAC).
In a statement yesterday, AMIC said the collaboration will see AMIC connecting AAC with global aerospace experts namely Airbus Group and Rolls-Royce, through its national and international research network.
Through this cooperation, it said M-AeroTech will develop a conducive eco-system to attract investment and collaboration with various aerospace original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) leveraging on current government initiatives.
With respect to further boosting its research activities, AMIC has also signed a tripartite MoU with M-AeroTech and University of Nottingham to team up on Research & Technology (R&T) undertakings specifically on virtual reality, tooling supply chain development, repair and composite manufacturing.
It said the research activities via this collaboration will be housed in the German-Malaysian Institute (GMI) as part of AAC’s initiative.
AMIC CEO Shamsul Kamar Abu Samah said the MoU signed is a manifestation of AMIC’s continuous effort in driving the industry-led research to sustain the competitiveness of Malaysian aerospace industry.
“Our global research partners are keen to play significant roles in our research projects, therefore we need to keep the pace up by enhancing our competencies and capabilities to match with other global leaders,” he added.