Universiti Brunei Darussalam, UBD today marked an important miles stone as the first successful technology transfer arising from UBD's research collaboration into commercialization. Such, a Licensing Agreement was signed between UBD and Smart Coating Technologies Brunei Sendirian Berhad.

The signing ceremony was witnessed by Datin Doctor Dayang Hajah Anita Binurul Zahrina binti Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Wijaya Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Aziz, Vice Chancellor of UBD. Dayangku Doctor Nurolaini binti Pengiran Haji Muhammad Kifli, Director of Innovation, represented Universiti Brunei Darussalam, and Smart Coating Technologies Brunei Sendirian Berhad was represented by its Director, Dayang Nur Fajrini binti Mat Jalina. This is the first licensing agreement for one of UBD's patents specifically for an Anti-Bacterial and Anti-Fungal Photocatalytic Smart Coating. The technology can be used in the application of specialized coatings on to buildings which effectively protect surfaces from bacteria and mould. This product will also be able to significantly reduce annual maintenance costs and has the potential to be exported to other locations with a similar climate.

Source: Radio Television Brunei