Innovative Planning and Development (CiPD)
The Centre for Innovative Planning and Development (CiPD)
A Centre of Excellent (CoE) based at the Faculty of Built Environment and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). Its role is to spearhead research and development (R&D) in urban and regional planning and development with a clear focus on nurturing innovation within an interdisciplinary platform.
The Centre shall also play a leading role in fostering effective partnerships between academia, policy makers, NGOs and local communities in the search for new paradigms and approaches to create a sustainable built environment.
The value of the Centre is in alignment with the aspiration of the faculty and the university to be a leading research university and to achieve a world-class university stature.