Graphene Producer GTI In Collaboration With MIT

The Group has entered into a collaboration with MIT, ranked #1 in QS World Universities Rankings 2023, to enhance strategic planning, examine emerging research and technology as well as offer a fresh perspective on corporate management

Graphene Producer GTI In Collaboration With MIT
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Kuala Lumpur, 28 September 2022 – Graphjet and Energem (GTI) is in a collaboration with MIT giving the Malaysian entity the opportunity  to meet with leading faculty and researchers at MIT and reaffirm GTI’s pioneering position in the graphite and graphene industry.

Graphjet Technology Sdn Bhd and Energem Corp has formed a SPAC known as GTI and they will be the first from Malaysia, along with more than 240 leading enterprises such as Boeing, Apple, BWM, Hyundai, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Samsung etc in this collaboration with MIT.

The deal includes private, customised executive briefings that are designed to enhance strategic planning, examine emerging research and technology and offer fresh and out-of-the-box thinking on issues related to corporate management, says a media release.

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GTI Co-founder, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer Aiden Lee Ping Wei and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Industrial Liaison Program (ILP) Program Director Ph.D. Changjie Guo

Graphjet is an innovative, Malaysian-based single-layer graphene producer that has successfully developed a revolutionary patented technology that will transform palm kernel shell, a waste from palm kernel production, into single-layer graphene, at a significantly lower cost than the current production of graphene.

Graphjet is en route for a listing targeted to complete in 4Q2022 through a merger and De-SPAC transaction with Energem Corp, a NASDAQ-listed SPAC.

GTI's Pioneering Role

Todd Glickman, Senior Director of MIT’s says, “The first member from Malaysia to MIT demonstrates GTI's pioneering role and its commitment to promoting the sector of technology-industrial.

“As a member of MIT, GTI is contributing to the world's best practice network along with leading members in multiple fields, as well as easily connecting needs among other businesses, sharing, learning to progress together towards common goals.”

GTI Co-founder, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer Mr Aiden Lee Ping Wei says, “GTI considers technology the key to success. We are constantly looking for opportunities to connect and cooperate with the world's leading businesses and partners to develop and apply the latest technologies to bring more benefits to our customers.”