SMEs do not have a level playing in Malaysia: Panel
Does Malaysia have a level playing field for private businesses? What business model should universities adopt when it comes to commercialising their research? This, and more …
Technology Development Centre established in Singapore
The Invention Development Fund has announced a new Technology Development Centre (TDC) in Singapore, which will be focused on translating prototype inventions into new products, business models, and spinoff or venture companies.
Budget 2016: Industry largely rah-rah, some concerns remain
While many industry players were largely enthusiastic about the national Budget 2016 that Malaysian Prime Minister and Finance Minister Najib Razak tabled in Parliament on Oct 23, some concerns remained.
Budget 2016: Startup goodies, MaGIC boost, ho-hum broadband
Recognising that the majority of Malaysian mobile phone users, especially youth, are on prepaid accounts, the Government will be providing rebates on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) for prepaid cards, Finance Minister Najib Razak said while tabling the national Budget 2016 in Parliament.
TmaxSoft ready to take on global giants
TmaxSoft founder and CTO Professor Daeyeon Park sits down with Gabey Goh to talk about the company's plans, targets, and a personal dream project.
Digerati50: Itching to take on the big boys
Digital News Asia (DNA) continues a weekly series that profiles the top 50 influencers, movers and shakers who are helping shape Malaysia’s Digital Economy. These articles are from Digerati50, a special print publication released in January 2014. For information on customised reprints of Digerati50, email [email protected]
Week in Review: University R&D not aligned to national interests
Publishing research seen as more important than spawning disruptive startups 11th Malaysia Plan needs to create stronger alignment, market focus R&D
Week in Review: How do we measure the Minister in 2014?
With 2014 being declared the 'Year of Commercialisation' for the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Karamjit Singh wonders how best to asses its minister Ewon Ebin's performance, given his diverse portfolio.
Telekom R&D and AIM in commercialisation, IPR pact
Telekom Research & Development Sdn Bhd (TM R&D), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Telekom Malaysia Berhad, has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with Agensi Inovasi Malaysia (AIM) to accelerate collaboration between technology partners, academia and industry.
Commercialising university R&D: ‘They just distrust each other’
Lack of trust has been built over the years Key is to get a business person to head the unit THE Malaysian Government has for years been trying to get public universities in the country to more effectively commercialise their research and development (R&D), with various programmes and multiple millions dedicated to it.