The first KLIUC Innovation and Invention Competition 2011 (KIIC 2011), themed “Explore-Innovate-Invent-Solve” was debuted in KLIUC on 20th December 2011 with an aim to promote and highlight KLIUC students and staff’s creativity, besides screening the interesting and impressive entries before being selected to be showcased at the national and international levels.
The total of 28 groups, consisting of 138 students and 8 lecturers, participated in this competition. Among the private higher education institutions, KLIUC is one of the first to hold such an event. Participation was received from all six schools at KLIUC: School of Engineering and Technology Infrastructure (SETI), School of Architecture and Built Environment (SABE), School of Applied Science and Foundation Studies (SASF),School of Information Technology Infrastructure (SITI), School of Business Infrastructure (SOBI) and School of Communication and Language Studies (SCLS).
Among the many notable entries three groups were selected as the winners. The most extraordinary invention, a decoration pot made from alum sludge, put up by students from SETI: Chong Choe Earn, Jordan Tan and Qin Yi, won the Gold Medal plus RM400.00 and certificate.
The Silver Medal plus RM300.00 and certificate was awarded to the invention of College Intercom, innovated by Muhammad Azree, Mdm. Suhaila Sardi, Mdm. Hasnani Hassan, and Mdm. Jaya Malathy from SITI.
The Bronze Medal plus RM200.00 and certificate was awarded to Yap Chin Yeong, Lau Yoong Shearn, Frederick Toh, Kong Jack Kiong and Ms. Annie Yap Ai Kin of SETI, who designed a new green invention that enables compressed air to generate power in the engine.
Certificates for the Best Poster award went to Group DIY Wakaf (Do-it-Yourself Wakaf) of SABE, and Certificate for the Best Presenter award went to (DOCUBIND) by Intan Suhana binti Juhari of SCLS.