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.
Malaysia’s ‘stealth’ software billionaire
Believes core banking is about Group Theory environment Worth around US$1.1 billion from company he launched in 1990
Week in Review: A blot on the ecosystem
The lack of R&D from public universities that entrepreneurs can commercialise is a topic Karamjit Singh is, unfortunately, not unfamiliar with.
Public university R&D: ‘I could cry’
Why has the commercialisation of public university R&D reduced the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Finance Dr Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah to tears? Karamjit Singh has the sad story.
Fusing technology and business into a RM700mil company
Ivan Teh, who has quietly built Fusionex into arguably Malaysia’s top big data company and successfully listed it on the London AIM, speaks to DNA.
Be more strategic in R&D efforts, urges CREST chief
CREST (Collaborative Research in Science, Engineering & Technology), a government initiative to spur research and development (R&D) in the electrical and electronics (E&E) sector, is urging the sector to be more strategic in how it approaches R&D.
Pioneering semiconductor player Globetronics still hungry
It was the hot startup of its era, but pioneering semiconductor player Globetronics, with an unbroken string of profitable quarters since its inception in 1991, doesn't look like slowing down yet. In fact, it is aiming to be a billion-ringgit revenue company by 2016.
NXP boosts Singapore presence to strengthen Asian footprint
NXP Semiconductors NV said it has strengthened its presence in Asia by establishing Singapore as its global headquarters for standard products and operations, and Asean headquarters for sales and marketing.
Mimos to mentor Sudan’s ICT park and help build its industry
Mimos Bhd and the Sudan Government’s ‘Africa City of Technology’ (ACT) have entered into a memorandum of agreement (MoA) to establish a private sector-driven joint venture vehicle.
Malaysia to be ‘vital’ R&D hub for Exact
Dutch software company Exact said it will be expanding its regional development centre in Malaysia by boosting headcount by as much as 50%, adding that the Asia Development Centre will also receive a 'significant portion' of its additional R&D funding for 2013.
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