E-Nation 2020: Building nations in a post-Covid world requires tech, government, education, and empathy
At a panel titled “Reflect, Reset and Reform – Thriving in the New World”, speakers from Malaysia, France and the UK reflect on nation building following a crisis, and the roles in which education, government and technology plays in progress
Goal is to fast track positive impact & growth of Social Enterprises Priority for innovative solutions in five impact areas ex. food security
Malaysia’s Science and Technology ministry & Communications and Multimedia ministry drive Digital Economy Task Force
Ministers co-chair first meeting, goal to stimulate economic growth 15 high impact programmes discussed, with startup involvement key
NTIS to address immediate & long-term economic needs through innovation Four types of funding schemes available with max allocation of US$3.5mil
Futurise welcomes complementary NTIS initiative to further invigorate Malaysia’s Economic Recovery Plan
Tech, innovation, regulatory & commercial aspects in shaping recovery Work together with Mosti on encouraging innovation & new inspiration
Cradle’s US$6.1mil grant eagerly awaited & deep tech programs from MaGIC Ecosystem players urge for focus on Recovery phase as well, offer to assist
First cyber-security services firm to deliver comprehensive, 24.7.365, next gen services to Asean.
The kickoff to the global summit saw the participation of corporates and startups.
The partnership will work by enhancing and creating awareness on capacity-building on cyber security across all market segments to strengthen the nation’s efforts in deflecting cyber threats.
The ‘Malaysia Commercialisation Year’ declared for 2016 catches DNA founder Karamjit Singh’s attention, who admits he did not pay much attention to it when 2014 was similarly declared a ‘Commercialisation Year.’