The UTM Pagoh main centre is the UTM Innovation Centre in Agritechnology for Advanced Bioprocessing (ICA), which is a research centre established in May 2017. ICA provides unique opportunities for researchers, postgraduate students and industrial partners to carry out exciting research on food and agricultural technology. The research centre applies modern biotechnology to comprehensively study bioactive food products, nutrient-dense foods and sustainable agricultural technology. The findings are applied to medical, environmental, agriculture and food sciences, leading to innovative solution.


To be an innovative leader in bioactive foods and sustainable agritechnology


To improve the quality of life through the pursuit of research and innovation in food and agritechnology


  • Bioactive food production and validation
  •  Nutrient-dense foods
  •  Sustainable agriculture technology
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Advance Membrane Technology Research Centre - AMTEC Institute of Noise & Vibration - INV Wireless Communication Centre - WCC

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Institute of High Voltage & High Current - IVAT UTM-MPRC Institue for Oil & Gas - IFOG Centre for Artificial Intelligence & Robotics - CAIRO Centre for Engineering Education - CEE Centre for Advanced Composite Materials - CACM Innovation Centre in Agritechnology for Advanced Bioprocessing - ICA Institute of Bioproduct Development - IBD

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Research Management Centre - RMC Penerbit UTM Press Centre for Community & Industry Network - CCIN Innovation & Commercialisation Centre - ICC University Laboratory Management Centre - PPMU Institut Sultan Iskandar - UTM-ISI

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