On August 29, 2019 Special Meeting with the panels led by the Chief Director of Policy and Strategic Planning Division, the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) on the establishment of a new programme of Malaysian-European cooperation on Erasmus+ for Master’s Degree (Wood and Furniture towards Industry4.0) with MAKING4.0 Malaysian partners from the Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) and Malaysian Timber Industry Board (MTIB) at the MQA headquarters, Mercu MQA, No. 3539, Jalan Teknokrat 7, Cyber 5, 63000 Cyberjaya. In that particular meeting, the delegates discussed issues on the National Education Code (NEC), Code of Practice for Programme Accreditation (COPPA) and Malaysian Qualifications Framework (MQF2.0).
The second meeting of Improving Malaysian Higher Education Knowledge Towards Wood and Furniture Industry 4.0 (MAKING 4.0) was held from 29 June to 7 July at Warsaw University of Life Sciences (WULS) in Warsaw, Poland. The Malaysian delegates were involved in a series of seminars and meetings with their European counterparts, a tour of the Wood Technology Department facilities in WULS and a courtesy visit to the Malaysia Embassy in Warsaw, Poland. The delegates were also able to participate in a historical tour of Warsaw, Poland, organised by WULS on 6 July.
Dec 5th 2018 The Institute of Tropical Forestry and Forest Products welcomed MAKING 4.0 consortium and presented all partners the main activities and research projects. After that, all partners enjoyed a guided visit to laboratories and facilities where researchers work in the field of wood science, resources, materials, etc.
December 3rd-5th 2018 UPM hosted our Kick Off meeting. During the visit, initial discussions, visiting university premises and setting up first task took place.