Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) and Smart Coating Technologies (B) Sdn Bhd signed a Licensing Agreement on 8th May 2018 for the technology related to 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 mold - a common problem in Brunei Darussalam. The product will be able to significantly reduce annual maintenance costs and has the potential to be exported to other locations with a similar climate.
The technology has been featured in the Made-in-Brunei Market Fair and the China-ASEAN Expo and draw considerable interest from both government and private companies. SCT already has international sales agents based in Japan and Thailand.
SCT is a home grown spin-off company, the result of successful collaboration with Pixela Corporation from Japan, the Brunei Economic Development Board (BEDB) and UBD, under the funding of the Brunei Research Incentive Scheme (BRiSc).