The Centre for Industrial Collaboration (CIC) was formed to enable UniMAP achieve its goal in providing the industry with technically competent graduates to support in nation building.

It was established on the 18th of March 2004. The Centre for Industrial Collaboration depicts a multifaceted organization, as it offers programs and academic activities which emphasize on participation and commitment from various industrial sectors.

Centralized programs and activities organized by CIC are recognized as the core engineering courses and activities. These programs are aimed to facilitate the upgrade of UniMAP's competitive status in designing, processing and producing various products with profound inclination toward engineering. Now it is called as the Centre for Industrial and Governmental Collaboration (CIGC).