(11 Dec 2019) In its efforts to enhance national innovation ecosystem towards wealth creation and societal well-being, the Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC) and the Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM) will be implementing two flagship initiatives: Malaysian Collaborative Network Platform for Disruptive Innovation (I-CONNECT) and Malaysia Open Science Platform (MOSP).
I-CONNECT is a collaborative network in four strategic areas: Industry 4.0, Fintech in Islamic Finance, Health & Wellness, and Halal Supply Chain. It aims to create and nurture a conducive innovation ecosystem in Malaysia towards increasing disruptive innovation and finally, enable Malaysia to leverage on new economic opportunities for Malaysian industries to enter emerging global markets.
MOSP is a trusted platform that enables accessibility and sharing of research data aligned with the national priorities and international best practices to strengthen science, technology and innovation (STI) collaborative ecosystem for Malaysia.
More details can be found from below links –
News report on the launch of the initiatives
Slides presented at the launch of the initiatives