UTM RESIDENSI KUALA LUMPUR: UTM Holdings Sdn Bhd (UTMH), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Cypark Resources Bhd (CRB) and Selgate Healthcare Sdn Bhd (SHSB). This tripartite MoU is to facilitate the collaboration between the 3 parties with the purpose of developing and subsequently operating a new private hospital in Skudai, Johor.

UTMH is a wholly-owned subsidiary of UTM and its core business is property development, project management and facilities management. UTMH is in the business of creating wealth and values to University assets and properties through sound investments, innovative solution and smart partnership that generate high income and return of investment.

CRB is a public listed company on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. It is a pioneer in developing and providing integrated renewable energy, construction and engineering, green technology and environmental services, and waste management and waste-to-energy.

SHSB is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Selgate Corporation Sdn Bhd (SCSB), which is a subsidiary of Perbadanan Kemajuan Negeri Selangor (PKNS). SCSB is mandated by the Selangor state government to spearhead the state’s entry into the healthcare industry. SHSB positions itself as a premier provider of healthcare industry through its various core businesses, namely, hospital operations, general practitioner clinic chain and Third-Party Healthcare Administrator (TPA) / Managed Care Organisation (MCO), as well as a lifestyle, e-wallet and healthcare ‘super-app’ – SELangkah.

The Specialist Hospital will be located on a 5 acre land located in Skudai, Johor, which is close to UTM Skudai Main Campus. With the large campus population together with the ever-growing population, development and progress of the surrounding areas in Skudai, Kulai and Pulai, this Specialist Hospital is set to be in a strategic location to serve the needs of the areas within Bandaraya Iskandar Puteri, its surrounding vicinity and beyond.

This Specialist Hospital will be a multi-disciplinary specialist hospital, covering over 462, 128 sqft. with approximately 177 beds, with facilities to cater for in-patients, out-patients and family members; with food & beverage outlets and parking amenities that is targeted to be operational in Year 2026. This hospital will complement UTM’s foray into the field of Biomedical as UTM strives forward towards being at the forefront and one of the leading public universities in Malaysia. UTMH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of UTM, will play an important role in UTM’s move into the future.

The Specialist Hospital will be adopting renewable and energy efficient technologies, that will be in tandem on its effort in Environmental, Social and Governance. The application of sustainable technologies will help the Hospital provide a secure and reliable source of energy that will reduce both costs and carbon emissions. In this aspect, CRB will bring valuable expertise which will be the state of the art of this eco-friendly hospital.

With the tripartite arrangement between UTMH and CRB and SHSB, it is anticipated that the planning, development and subsequent operations of this Specialist Hospital will enroute with success and sustainable. The collaboration between the three parties is strengthen as the respective parties have its specific strengths in crystallising the partnership, from inception to planning and to construction and development and subsequently in operating and managing this Specialist Hospital.

This Tripartite MOU was signed by the respective representatives of the three parties on Thursday 09 February 2023 at a signing ceremony held at UTM Residensi Kuala Lumpur. SHSB was represented by its Group Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, YB Dato’ Noor Hisham Mohd Ghouth, CRB was represented by its Group Chief Executive Officer, YB Dato’ Daud Bin Ahmad and UTMH was represented by its Chief Executive Officer, Encik Ahmad Kamil Kushairi respectively.

Saiful Shahiran SA
Head, Marketing and Corporate Communications SELGATE Corporation Sdn. Bhd.
HP: +6012 4584 007
Email: saiful@selgatecorporation.com

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