Strategic IP Management for Effective R&I in Asian Higher Education(SPIRE) kick off meeting  was held from May 10th to May 13th, 2017 at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

A total of 24 participants from 11 universities attended the meeting where they plan and discuss activities for the SPIRE Project.

Many important matters were discuss during the meeting but importantly, a clear timeline has been agreed to ensure the success of the project. Next steps include collecting needs analysis especially from Asian partners countries and a study visit to European partners.