June 19, 2021

On Saturday, 19th June 2021, Shell LiveWIRE Sdn Bhd and the Office of Assistant Vice Chancellor Innovation and Enterprise (OAVCIE), Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), at UBD Startup Centre (USC), Student Affairs Building, Universiti Brunei Darussalam.

This MoU signing provides a general framework for both organisations for cooperation and collaborations, as well as initiation of working relationship in different areas of mutual interest between UBD and Shell LiveWIRE. Particularly, both organisations are looking to enhance and channel student startups under the university’s entrepreneurial initiatives with extended exposures to entrepreneurial education and intellectual property rights awareness. The MOU also acts as a platform for joint or collaborative research in fields of mutual interest between UBD and Shell LiveWIRE. To further encourage and support the production of students with entrepreneurial mindset, Shell LiveWIRE also accommodates UBD students for durational industrial attachment/placement in areas mutually agreed by both organisations.

The MoU was signed by Dayang Hajah Rosita binti Haji Hassan, In-Country Value Manager, Brunei Shell Petroleum Sdn Bhd (BSP) and Chairman of Shell LiveWIRE Brunei, and Pg Dr Emeroylariffion bin Pg Hj Abas, Director of OAVCIE. Witnessing the signing were Prof Dr Mohammad Ayub Sadiq @ Lin Naing, Assistant Vice Chancellor (Innovation & Enterprise), UBD and Hj Abdul Yusrin bin DSLJ Hj Mohd Salleh, Programme Director of Shell LiveWIRE Brunei.

By Nurul Aqilah binti Hj Muzani and Wafiy Anak Suhimi

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