UNIVERSITI TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN
Unovate Centre

Unovate Centre  优创中心


Unovate is a combination of the Chinese character ‘优’ and the English word ‘innovate’. The new word means ‘excellence in innovation’. This is inline with UTAR’s new Chinese name ‘优大’. The business incubator was established on 17 January 2018.

  • Objectives

    Unovate Centre has the following objectives:

    1. To foster an entrepreneurial culture in the campus.
    2. To nurture and accelerate the successful development of young businesses or start-ups during their early years.

  • Services Provided

    1. Shared physical space
    2. High-speed Internet access
    3. Business advice
    4. Networking connections
    5. Mentoring
    6. Training
    7. Assistance to set-up the company
    8. Legal advice

  • Eligibility

    1. All registered UTAR students, staff & alumni can apply to lease a space in the business incubator.
    2. UTAR students, staff & alumni must jointly own at least 51% of the for-profit commercial business during application time.

  • Term of leasing 

    1. Each incubatee can only lease up to a maximum of 2 years
    2. UTAR students who have graduated can continue to lease the space but is subjected to Clause (a) above.

Rental

The rental rate per month for one desk will be as follows:

Incubation PeriodRental (RM)
0 – 6 months0.00
7 – 12 months50.00
13 – 24 months200.00