MONDAY, 14 SEPTEMBER 2020 10:34

CONGRATULATIONS TO IMK RESEARCHERS ON EREKA 2020 COMPETITION

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Development of a country is based on the development and advancement of knowledge of the people of the country and it relies on the creativity, innovativeness, and discovery of knowledge through research approaches.

Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) takes proactive steps to organise Virtual Research and Innovation Exhibition UniMAP (EREKA 2020) based on the field of research, innovation, and commercialisation.

On this occasion, EREKA 2020 gave an opportunity to promising innovators or scientist to share creative ideas among one another and provided an excellent exposure of invention and technological advancements in various sectors.

 There were 239 participations from public university and high school in the cluster of

> Digital Technology, Electronics & IOT’s

> Biotechnology, Medical Device, Pharmaceuticals & Health

> Chemical, Advanced Material & Plastic

> Machinery & Equipment

> Foodtech & Agriculture Technology

> Social Science & Teaching Innovation

 The overall results of the competition showed that 89 (37%) researchers won the Gold Award, 109 (46%) researchers brought Silver Award and 41 (17%) with Bronze Award.

 Two researchers from IMK took part in this event: Dr Najah Ghazali and Ts. Wan Nor Munirah Ariffin who contributed Gold  Award and Silver Award respectively.

Dr Najah In her project addresses the challenges of signal variation by employing STRONG - Ischemic Stroke Detector & Monitor. The project is in collaboration with Univerrsiti Sains Malaysia(USM) and government hospital.

 The summary of her project can be seen on youtube here 

Ts. Munirah highlighted her research project Taskdeck in the area of Routing and Scheduling. The project in collaboration with Univerrsiti Teknologi Malaysia and industry is currently in the process of commercialization.

The simple idea to describe her project can be seen on the link here.

Congratulations to all of them!

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