Smart City Industrial Laboratory is located at Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS). Established in 2017, Smart City Industrial Lab is the first Industrial Laboratory in Malaysia which involve the student, industrial players and the lecturers in technology and expertise exchanges. The purpose of the Smart City Industrial Laboratory is to allow the exchanging ideas and expertise amongst the industry, academicians and the students. The concept of Smart City Industrial Laboratory is shown on how the industry able to redistribute value to the community.
Kiwitech Sdn Bhd works closely with educational institutions that focus on Research and Development (R&D) in technology products and “Internet of Things” (IoT). This partnership is geared towards establishing a knowledge economy based on a partnership between industry and educational institutions, leading to an exchange in expertise and knowledge sharing. The on-going collaboration between Kiwitech Sdn Bhd and Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) for more than two years and it is proven to assist in the production of technology devices and helping in improving the quality of technology research.
The establishment of Smart City Industrial Laboratory is a strategic move to assist talent development of the student currently studying at university in Sarawak. Through the unique blend of curricular, experiential, and research modules, Smart City Industrial Laboratory prepares the student to be equipped not only with the knowledge, but with the relevant skills for their future employment in the industry.