Nov. 30, 2015
Toray Industries (Malaysia) Sdn. Berhad
Best Academia-Industry Collaboration Award

TORAY, jointly with Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), were nominated as and bestowed with Finalist of the “Best Academia-Industry Collaboration Award” for 2015, by the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia (MOHE). Executive Director of Toray Malaysia, Junji Kawakatsu attended the award presentation with the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of USM on November 13th 2015. Under the University-Industry Program promoted by the Ministry of Higher Education, the collaborations and linkages help students to become effective industrial human resources through practical learning as part of university education, in line with the Malaysia Government aims to be a developed country by the year 2020. Since 2012, Toray Malaysia has been strengthening its partnership with USM, through joint research, student internships, industrial visits, and the construction of the “Toray-USM Knowledge Transfer Centre” that is scheduled to open in December 2015. Currently, many USM graduates are currently employed in the group companies. Toray will continue to foster deeper collaboration with USM in the future.