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Engineering and entrepreneurship

Lee , Yee Loon and Koh , Heng Boon and Lee, Earn Pin (2010) Engineering and entrepreneurship. In: Persidangan Kebangsaan Pendidikan Kejuruteraan dan Keusahawanan 2010, 25-26 September 2010, Kota Bahru, Kelantan.


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This paper reveals the secret history of Silicon Valley and selected survey on engineering and entrepreneurship education. It explores myths and realities about research and disruptive innovation. Personal experience on creating value from research is discussed. The www.1.my venture launched by an engineering graduate of UTHM is revealed. Strategies to exploit intellectual property and expedite commercialization for viable research products are discussed. Creating a culture of innovation for universities and SMI is proposed. Graduates are encouraged to startup with academics as advisors. Smart university-industry (UI) link should be the lasting benefit. Way forward for research and innovation is highlighted.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: engineering; entrepreneurship; culture; disruptive innovation; smart UI link
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 07 Nov 2012 04:06
Last Modified: 21 Jan 2015 07:24
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/3149
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