MGBF B2B Business Matching Technology Week

Technology Drives the Economy and Malaysia’s economy is growing, to keep growing and to reach its’ goal of becoming a ‘High Income Developed Nation’ by the year 2020 the country will need to increase the level of technology in the country in all fields.

The government has established various corporations and agencies with a view to increase the level of technology and its application in the country. This represents a massive opportunity for companies to expand market share in Malaysia and in the broader ASEAN and Asian Markets.

The Malaysia Global Business Forum will organise a dedicated B2B Business Matching Technology Week from the 9th to 13th of October, 2016. Designed to get straight down to business, the week will be composed of a series of meetings with Malaysia companies, business networking lunches and dinners, site visits to relevant industry and government stakeholders and the all-important B2B business matching will take place each day.

How the B2B Week Works?

Delegates can arrive anytime during the week; B2B meetings will be scheduled at the Double Tree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur, (should delegates prefer to visit companies directly this is also possible but there will be a separate charge for logistics).

Site visits will take place in the morning and the afternoon of each day, the transport will leave from the lobby of the Hotel at 10am and return by 2pm and the afternoon site visits will leave at 2:30pm and return by 5:30pm.

Business networking lunches and special hosted dinners will be scheduled on specific days and are subject to availability due to numbers (each delegate will be eligible to attend one networking lunch, hosted dinners are by invitation)

Step 1. Sign up and Payment

Download and fill in the booking form, transfer the payment.

Step 2. Shortlist companies

Once the booking form and the payment has been received the MGBF team will send you a shortlist of potential matches, this is also the time when you should inform us of the companies that you wish to meet.

Step 3. Scheduling of Meetings

Inform the MGBF team of your arrival and departure dates and time, and leading up to the business matching week the MGBF team will schedule the relevant meetings.

Step 4. Site Visits and Business Networking Lunches

Also based on your arrival and departure dates and time, you will chose which site visit and networking lunch you wish to attend. (A detailed lunch and site visit schedule including which organisations will be hosting which lunches and site visits will be announced by the August 15th)

Participation fee: USD 1,000.00 (Early Bird) per company to participate with up to 2 personnel

Benefits:

  • Eight (08) confirmed face-to-face meeting in 2 days (max)
  • One (01) complimentary site visit (based on first come first served basic from the list of the site visit
  • provided on different day)
  • One (01) Business Networking Lunch

Entitlement:

  • Upon completion of the registration with full payment, MBGF will provide a list of thirty (30)
  • Malaysia companies to shortlist ten (10) companies of your choice for the 8 meeting
  • Eight (08) confirmed face-to- face meeting schedule listed based on date and time at business
  • matching venue
  • One (01) complimentary site visit of your choice (based on first come first served basic from the list
  • of our site visit provided on different day)
  • One (01) Business Networking Lunch (based on the day that your day of arrival and departure)

The Areas of Technology Transfer

The Malaysia Global Business Forum has organised several industry level events in the past and has developed a considerable database and network of leading corporations and decision makers within those organisation including the following areas:

  • Agro-Tech
  • Bio-Technology
  • Business Technology & Process Technologies
  • Cyber-Security and related Technologies
  • Construction and E&E Technologies
  • Defence Technology
  • Energy Efficiency and related Green Technology
  • Games Technology
  • Mobile Technology
  • Medical and Health Technologies
  • Water Technology

Should companies have a specific request our research team and industry advisers will be able to identify the relevant companies.

Government Linked Technology Corporation And Agencies

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation Sdn. Bhd. (MDEC) (formerly known as Multimedia Development Corporation Sdn. Bhd.) is an agency under the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia. MDEC was incorporated on 5th June 1996 and have been entrusted to develop, coordinate, and promote Malaysia’s digital economy, information and communications technology (ICT) industry, and the adoption of digital technology amongst Malaysians. MDEC were established to strategically advise the Malaysian Government on legislation, policies and standards for ICT and multimedia operations. MDEC were also entrusted to oversee the development of the MSC Malaysia initiative, the platform to nurture the growth of local tech companies whilst attracting foreign direct investments (FDIs) and domestic direct investments (DDIs) from global multinational companies to invest and develop cutting-edge digital and creative solutions in Malaysia.

Malaysia Green Technology Corporation (Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water Malaysia (KeTTHA)) was established on 9 April 2009. KeTTHA are responsible for planning, formulating policies and programs show a strong green technology is the Government led by Prime Minister to lead a new initiative addressing global issues such as environmental pollution, ozone depletion, ‘global warming’ and issues related thereto.

Bio Technology Corporation, an agency under the purview of Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), is the lead development agency for the bio-based industry in Malaysia. BiotechCorp is owned by the Minister of Finance Incorporated & Federal Lands Commissioner. Biotech Corp is also governed by the Biotechnology Implementation Council and advised by the Bioeconomy International Advisory Panel, chaired by the Honorable Prime Minister of Malaysia. BiotechCorp is responsible for executing the objectives of the National Biotechnology Policy (NBP) and acts to identify value propositions in both R&D and commerce and to support these ventures via financial assistance and developmental services. Biotech Corp act as the central point in providing support, facilitation and advisory, nurture and accelerate growth of Malaysian bio-based companies, actively promote foreign direct investments in bio-based industry and also create conducive environment for bio-based industry

MARDI Technology Corporation, incorporated in 1992, is a wholly owned subsidiary of MARDI. The company aims to accelerate the uptake of research results as mandated by the government. MARDITECH‘s strategy is to facilitate technological innovations and to impart professional management experience (tacit knowledge) in order to develop successful agro-based businesses. MARDITECH identifies feasible concepts, ideas, and prototypes and help translate them towards commercial realities. MARDITECH has now expanded their activities to the commercialization of technologies from other research institutions and universities, and has been involved in both local and international collaboration.

Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) is the premier government agency entrusted to serve the country’s oil palm industry. Its main role is to promote and develop national objectives, policies and priorities for the wellbeing of the Malaysian oil palm industry. MPOB was established on 1 May 2000, taking over, through a merger, the functions of the Palm Oil Research Institute of Malaysia (PORIM) and the Palm Oil Registration and Licensing Authority (PORLA). MPOB is responsible to regulate, register, conduct, co-ordinate and promote research and development activities related to palm oil, implement policies and development programmes to ensure the viability of the oil palm. MPOB is also the resource and information centre of the oil palm industry including the publication and dissemination of information on oil palm as well as other oils and fats.

Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MAGIC) was first announced in October 2013 by the most honourable Prime Minister YAB Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Bin Tun Abdul Razak during the 4th Global Entrepreneurship Summit held in Kuala Lumpur. Cyberjaya plays home to the Centre as it is progressively becoming the preferred location for the technology-driven startup community. On April 27th 2014, MaGIC was launched by President Barack Obama and Prime Minister YAB Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak with 7000 aspiring entrepreneurs in attendance. As part of the launch, MaGIC signed memorandum of understandings with Stanford University and UP Global to further foster and develop a vibrant startup ecosystem in Malaysia and beyond. MAGIC aims to make Malaysia the startup capital of Asia. MAGIC is responsible to catalyze the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Malaysia, bringing together the abundant resources from partners and communities alike, and to develop entrepreneurs of enduring, high growth startups that will make a positive impact at a regional or global scale.

Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC), a company wholly-owned by Khazanah Nasional Berhad, is in the business of Grant Management, Incubation, Advisory, and Nurturing Services. The company was established in 1992 to promote the adoption of technologies by local companies via commercialisation activities of local inventions or acquisition of foreign technologies. MTDC has been the key player in commercialisation and managing of Government funds since the 7th Malaysia Plan and it also has a well-established reputation as the key player in Malaysia in the promotion of technology-based companies. The role of MTDC had been expanded to create an effective ecosystem for commercialisation of homegrown technologies – to groom a new generation of Technopreneurs through comprehensive nurturing services that support them all the way from laboratory ideas to full commercialisation.

Cyber Security Malaysia is the national cyber security specialist agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI).  The role of CyberSecurity Malaysia is to provide specialised cyber security services contributing immensely towards a bigger national objective in preventing or minimising disruptions to critical information infrastructure in order to protect the public, the economy, and government services. CyberSecurity Malaysia provides on-demand access to a wide variety of resources to maintain in-house security expertise, as well as access to advanced tools and education to assist in proactive or forensic investigations.

Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) is the government’s principal agency for the promotion of the manufacturing and services sectors in Malaysia. MIDA assists companies which intend to invest in the manufacturing and services sectors, as well as facilitates the implementation of their projects. The wide range of services provided by MIDA includes providing information on the opportunities for investments, as well as facilitating companies which are looking for joint venture partners.

Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC) was established on 18 September 2006, Halal Industry Development Corporation coordinates the overall development of the Halal industry in Malaysia. Focusing on development of Halal standards, audit and certification, plus capacity building for Halal products and services, HDC promotes participation and facilitates growth of Malaysian companies in the global Halal market. HDC is Malaysia’s response to the momentum now building up worldwide, for better quality products and services as consumers gain confidence in the Halal process. It will provide manufacturers, distributors, retailers, entrepreneurs, researchers and investors all the necessary assistance to penetrate the global Halal market through the adoption of the Malaysian experience and expertise in food and non-food sectors.

Ministry of Science Technology & Innovation (MOSTI) was first established in 1973 as the Ministry of Technology, Research and Local Government.  MOSTI vision is to lead the National Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Agenda and acts to explore, develop and utilise STI to generate knowledge, create wealth and ensure societal wellbeing towards achieving a competitive, sustainable and inclusive high income economy.  MOSTI is responsible to the development of Human capital in STI towards generating and enhancing knowledge or innovation-led economy, harnessing and intensifying home grown R&D, technology acquisition and innovation for markets, mainstreaming of STI, nurturing and acculturation of creative and innovative thinking, enhancement and strengthening strategic alliances (collaboration, cooperation and partnerships), strengthening of RDC funding, harnessing of commercialization and intellectual property for wealth creation and societal well-being, empowering society through innovation for sustainable development, internationalisation and strengthening the ability and capacity of MOSTI support services.

MIMOS is Malaysia’s forefront technology provider in Information and Communications Technology, Industrial Electronics Technology and Nano-Semiconductor Technology. As a strategic agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), MIMOS contributes to raising Malaysia’s competitiveness by pioneering market creation for Malaysian technopreneurs through patentable technology platforms, products and solutions. Serving a central role in Malaysia’s transformation journey and ICT Vision, MIMOS endeavours to create a culture of innovation by nurturing relationships with internal and external stakeholders, in the spirit of smart partnerships and inclusive growth models and strategies.

Malaysian Communications And Multimedia Commission (MCMC) were established in 1998. The Commission’s primary functions include:

– Advise the Minister on all matters concerning the national policy objectives for communications and multimedia activities.

– Implement and enforce the provisions of the communications and multimedia law.

– Regulate all matters relating to communications and multimedia activities not provided for in the communications and multimedia law.

– Consider and recommend reforms to the communications and multimedia law.

– Supervise and monitor communications and multimedia activities.

– Encourage and promote the development of the communications and multimedia industry.

– Encourage and promote self-regulation in the communications and multimedia industry.

– Promote and maintain the integrity of all persons licenced or otherwise authorised under the communications and multimedia industry.

– Render assistance in any form to, and to promote coorperation and coordination amongst, persons engaged in communications and multimedia activities.

– Carry out any function under any written law as may be prescribed by the Minister by notification published in the Gazette.