Rais Hussin

Can Rais Hussin stamp his mark on Malaysia’s innovation ecosystem?
Received commitment of sizeable allocation from govt to improve MRANTI To leverage 4IR to boost nation’s food production, firm up food security
Quantum Sovereignty: Is Malaysia Prepared?
National Quantum Strategy with support beyond regular science funding Urgent to revive efforts towards development of robust quantum ecosystem
More than 190  Malaysian innovators level up and scale out with MRANTI
Mranti has significantly supported local innovators to advance their R&D and enter new markets, especially in the past 12 months. 
Mranti aims to be Malaysia’s first carbon neutral innovation park by 2035 
Mranti announced its commitment to being the country’s first carbon-neutral innovation park by 2035.
MRANTI opens Malaysia’s largest AV experimental lab
Drive innovation in autonomous vehicles and next generation mobility 3-staged assessments, folding in data protection and cybersecurity
Ex-MDEC Chairman, Dr Rais Hussin is appointed as MRANTI’s new CEO  
Aims to strengthen the innovation ecosystem in Malaysia Had a stormy 2-year tenure as MDEC chairman from July 2020-2022
DNB's 5G consultant: "EMIR has demonstrated that it does not understand how the SWN works"
Meticulously addresses criticisms by EMIR Research about DNB's 5G rollout Argue's proposals would lead to wholesale costs beetween 4 to 5 times higher
Md Alwi Appointed as MDEC’s non-executive Chairman
Hails from same state of Kelantan as MDEC’s minister, Annuar Musa Almost 2 decades as chairman of a poverty eradication foundation
In resigning MDEC Chairman stresses need for Board to be given necessary latitude, independence to do right thing
Never compromised principles in performing duties MDEC very critical agency that requires utmost attention & empowerment “Our lives begin to end, the day we become silent about things that matter.” Martin Luther King Jr.
MDEC disburses US$1.33 mil to 45 SME grant recipients
Marks completion of MDEC’s grant framework with governance, speed Framework builds on Input-Output-Outcome-Impact (IOOI) model
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