Advanced Membrane Technology Research Centre (AMTEC) formerly, Membrane Research Unit (MRU), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), is a research center for advanced membrane technology and new membrane applications. The mission and vision of AMTEC is to be a leader in membrane technology and applications especially in the Asia Pacific region and globally through innovation and creative technologies. The center produces postgraduate students in addition to training engineers, scientists and technicians from Malaysia and abroad in membrane technology to enhance the nation human capital and productivity. AMTEC incorporate a business venture laboratory that is involved in the design, fabrication and commercialization of customized membrane module and membrane system for local and overseas applications. AMTEC is a platform for multidisciplinary research and development in the areas of science, engineering, industrial design, and commercialization in UTM and the Asian region.