Among the initiatives in the Polytechnic Transformation Roadmap is to set up a Centre of Technology (COT) at the Polytechnic. COT acts as a centre to mobilize knowledge, expertise and skills of the Polytechnic in specific niche areas along with other parties with the objectives of establishing the following:
- Fostering a culture of sharing expertise, research, innovation and quality of teaching and learning in the niche areas;
- Strengthening collaboration with the community and industry that is related to the niche areas;
- Encouraging writing and scholarly publication that is related to the niche areas;
- Increasing the achievement and recognition at national and international level that is related to the niche areas; and
- Generating income through expertise service activities, research and sharing of knowledge in the niche areas.
List of COT Polytechnic that has been recognized: