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MRANTI Supercharger Series: Supercharging Your Commercialisation Potential
Aug 25, 2022 10:00 AM
Aug 25, 2022 5:00 PM
Auditorium, HIVE 5 (Enterprise 4), MRANTI Park
Admission is Free

A one-day event that aims to bring together the commercialisation players and allow them to interact and engage with MRANTI as well as the Research & Development (R&D) and Commercialisation & Innovation (C&I) ecosystem.

Who Is This For?

  • Researchers
  • University Spin-Offs
  • Technology Transfer Offices
  • Corporates
  • Investors
  • Startups
  • Universities / Colleges/ Polytechnics
  • Research Institutes
  • Government Agencies


10:00 AM - Arrival of Guests

10:30 AM - Arrival of Puan Dzuleira Abu Bakar, CEO MRANTI

10:40 AM - Setting the Scene by Puan Dzuleira Abu Bakar, CEO MRANTI

11:00 AM - Keynote: Power Sharing on Commercialisation by Prof. Charles Fine

11:30 AM - Fireside Chat 1: Monetising IP - What Does It Take?

12:15 PM - Fireside Chat 2: Unlocking Investment for IP Commercialisation

1:00 PM - Lunch Break

2:30 PM - Power to Inspire Session: Amplifying Corporate - Academia Collaborative Commercialisation

3:25 PM - Arrival of Yang Berhormat Dato’ Sri Dr Adham Baba, Minister of Science, Technology, and Innovation (MOSTI)

3:30 PM - Negaraku & Prayer Recitation

3:40 PM - MoU Exchange Ceremony

3:50 PM - Introduction of MRANTI Alliance Members

3:55 PM - Closing Speech by Yang Berhormat Dato’ Sri Dr Adham Baba, Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI)

4:10 PM - Exhibition Tour

4:30 PM - Refreshments & Networking

5:00 PM - End of programme

Keynote: Power Sharing on Commercialisation

Prof. Charles Fine

(Founding President and Dean of Asia School of Business and Chrysler Leaders for Global Operations Professor of Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management)

Key Takeaways:

  • Approaching commercialisation from a new perspective and mindset
  • Successfully commercialise your invention and discovery
  • Critical elements to a successful commercialisation journey

Fireside Chat #1: Monetising IP / What Does It Take?

[Moderator] Biruntha Mooruthi, RTTP

(Chief Commercial Officer, UNITEN R&D Sdn Bhd)

Prof. Dr. Samsilah Roslan, RTTP

(President, Innovation & Technology Managers Malaysia, ITMA) | Professor, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)

Prof. Dr. Wickneswari Ratnam

(Managing Director, Nomatech Sdn Bhd)

En. Zakir Jaafar

(Senior Innovation Catalyst at Corporate Ventures & Development Department, Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB))

Key Takeaways:

  • Increasing the success rate of IP monetisation from university research and spin-off companies
  • Best practices for an effective and successful IP monetisation
  • Case studies of successful IP monetisation

Fireside Chat #2: Unlocking Investment for IP Commercialisation

[Moderator] Aaron Sarma

(Co-Founder, Remote Ventures)

Prof Rofina Yasmin

(Advisor, UM Centre for Commercialisation, Innovation & Enterprise (UMCIE))

Karen Lau

(Director, iLabs Foundry)

Jason Loh

(Founder, Piece Future Ptd Lte)

Key Takeaways:

  • Funding and investment in Malaysia’s commercialisation landscape
  • How and where to get investment in Malaysia
  • Strategies and best practices for successful investments
  • Case studies of successful funding and investment

Power to Inspire: Amplifying Corporate - Academia Collaborative Commercialisation

[Moderator] Muhundhan Kamarapullai

(Chief Innovation Officer, MRANTI)

Dr Jezamine Lim

(Co-Founder & CEO of Cell Biopeutics Resources and Young Scientist Network Malaysia Affiliate)

Kamarul A. Muhamed

(Founder & Group CEO of Aerodyne Group)

Hazami Habib

(CEO of Akademi Sains Malaysia and Chair, Capacity Building APEC’s Policy Partnership for Science, Technology and Innovation (PPSTI))

Key Takeaways:

  • Key challenges in corporate-academia collaboration and how to tackle them
  • Benefits and importance of corporate - academia collaboration
  • Best practices and strategies for a successful collaboration
  • Case studies of successful corporate - academia collaborations

More agenda

  • IP & Commercialisation Clinic Register Here
  • Design Jam with TTO's & University Spin-off Companies Register Here
  • Investment Pitching by University Spin-off companies (by Invitation Only)
  • Product Innovation Showcase by University Spin-off companies and selected high impacts projects (Open to Public for Viewing)
  • Charge Up: Technology Showcase & Innovation Sharing (Open to Public for Viewing)
  • Speed Dating with Corporates - SparX

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