ในวันที่ 26 พฤษภาคม 2016, the delegation of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Kuala Lumpur campus led by Prof. Dr. Durrishah Idrus (Director, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Kuala Lumpur Campus), Tan Sri Ahmad Zaharudin Idrus (Senior Fellow UTM Perdana), visited KMUTT as representative to participate in the MoU Signing Ceremony. Both universities shared and exchanged their experience on science technology and innovation policy and further collaboration. This would support the establishment of STIPI in the future.