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UM Specialist Centre Sdn. Bhd.
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Private medical specialist centre

UM Specialist Centre (UMSC) is a tertiary medical centre with specialist services located along Jalan Universiti, Petaling Jaya. It is adjacent to the largest teaching hospital in Malaysia, University of Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) and the oldest Faculty of Medicine founded in 1905. UMSC is part of an integrated regional healthcare hub with UMMC, The Faculty of Medicine and The Faculty of Dentistry. This International Centre of Excellence cluster capitalizes on our more than 100 years old tradition and ethos of Care, Research & Education (CA.R.E) supported by a world-class healthcare infrastructure and a team of compassionate & altruistic healthcare team.

UMSC epitomises “Clinical Excellence” by leveraging on our unique “faculty practice” model where senior academics, faculty professors and key opinion clinical leaders of the institution provide unrivalled modern clinical services through a collaborative team-based approach where patients get the “best of the best”.

For more information about UMSC, please visit:

URL: www.umsc.my

UM Pharmauji Sdn. Bhd.

Research and collaboration for drug discovery

The company is involved in a joint research collaboration with a pharmaceutical company based in Bangalore, India to develop licensable pharmaceutical drug candidates for commercialisation.  Other benefits derived from the collaboration include the establishment of a world-class biotech business environment in Malaysia and the training of UM scientists. 

International University of Malaya-Wales Sdn. Bhd.

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International University of Malaya-Wales (IUMW) is a mutual partnership between the University of Malaya and the University of Wales (who has made a commitment to merge with the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, United Kingdom) which has more than 200 years of combined academic experience.

IUMW is the first university in South East Asia to be accepted as a member of the United Kingdom's Higher Education Academy (HEA), a renowned British body for learning and teaching in higher education.

Leveraging on both universities' outstanding achievement, together with our own band of academicians, IUMW offers an array of undergraduate and postgraduate courses to both local and international students. We aspire to be a comprehensive reserch-oriented university, recognised for its innovative teaching and learning, research, social services and education management.

For more information about IUMW, please visit:

URL: www.iumw.edu.my

UM Plantations Sdn. Bhd.

Oil palm plantation

UM Plantations Sdn Bhd is a wholly owned subsidiary of UM Holdings Sdn Bhd. The principal activity of company is to provide estate / plantation management service.

Currently, the company oversees the administration and management of a 1,000 acres’ oil palm estate in Kota Tinggi, Johor on behalf of University of Malaya. Besides managing the plantation, UM Plantations Sdn Bhd is also operating oil palm research stations for the University.

UM Capital Berhad

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Innovations & Commercialisation


UM Capital Berhad is a wholly owned subsidiary of UM Holdings Sdn Bhd.  The registered scope is very wide and includes business investment, business of real property and housing development, business as Advisers and Consultants to governments, business, commerce, industry and engineering, to act as manager of any such company, to provide courses of instructions, hold and conduct seminars, conference, meetings and etc.

The company was incorporated on 18 March 2009. 

The company’s main objectives are to develop, market and commercialization specific spin-off’s related technologies; enter into joint-ventures with industry and fund-raising for spin-offs.

UM Innovations Sdn Bhd
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Incubator Management


UM Innovations Sdn Bhd (“UMI”) was established in 2015 to intensify the efforts of the UM Center for Innovation and Commercialization (UMCIC) by ensuring that the goals, mission and vision of the Center are met and at the same time help to improve the innovation and commercialization process by the University.

 Innovation Incubator is a business support process that accelerates the successful development of our university spin-off companies by providing entrepreneurs with an array of targeted resources and services. UMI supports aspiring entrepreneurs in their entrepreneurial pursuits through Technopreneur Programme - a gateway to a comprehensive network of mentors and innovators, facilities, professional services, community and funding where your start-up is incubated successfully and will help the spin-offs to reach its fullest potential.

 In the long run, UMI was also established to ensure the sustainability of the commercialization process and revenue generation by restructuring and having a clear division of functions between UMCIC and UMI.

 However, at this moment, UMI provides the following services:

  • Integrated Innovation Incubator Management Services which delivers a complete, professional and strategic incubator management services to University’s Spin-off Companies, UM’s Student Entrepreneurs and external industrial tenants. 
  • Manage and monitor innovation services to the University’s Spin-off companies in the areas of business planning, business strategy, marketing plans, product development, legal and technical advisory. 
  • Management of Incubator Service Labs to be a one-stop centre with MIDA’s free tax status for UM’s eligible labs. 
  • Continuous Professional Training in the area of commercialization of research products/outcomes. 
  • Management and monitoring of UM’s technological, intellectual properties and services which carries the slogan ‘Powered by UM Innovations’
Last Update: March 04, 2016