Institute of Advanced Technology (ITMA), Universiti Putra Malaysia was established in 1999 as an interdisciplinary advanced research institute. In line with university’s research restructuring in 2012, ITMA has reformed its niche area to Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology focusing on areas such as materials synthesis and characterization, materials processing and technology, and materials applications in sensors and functional devices.
ITMA develops world-class research laboratories, attracts renowned researchers and trains future research leaders in niche areas related to advanced materials and nanotechnology. ITMA shares its research findings, expertise and facilities with research communities and industries throughout the world. ITMA also has been granted accreditation of MS ISO/IEC 17025 for its laboratory services.