– please read these Terms and Conditions carefully as they form a legally binding agreement between you and MRANTI Corporation Sdn. Bhd. (“MRANTI
”, or “our
”) in relation to the use of the Malaysia Technology Commercialisation platform known as MATCH (“MATCH
” or “Platform
”) that is being offered and managed by us on https://mranti.my/match
MATCH is a platform curated by MRANTI that aims to bridge the gap between innovation and commercialisation by serving as a hub for any collaboration, innovation, and collective action between anyone looking for collaboration partners to commercialise their intellectual properties (a “Tech Provider
”) and anyone that wants to acquire new intellectual properties and/or looking for collaboration partners to address certain problem statements (a “Tech Seeker
”). Through MATCH, MRANTI seeks to facilitate the matching of both Tech Providers and Tech Seekers to allow exchanges of innovative ideas, solutions, intellectual properties and/or problem statements, with the end-goal to accelerate commercialisation of intellectual properties and/or ideas. For more information on MATCH and requirements to be a Tech Provider and Tech Seeker, please refer to the list of Frequently Asked Questions at https://mranti.my/match/faq
We will provide one (1) month notice of any material changes to the Terms and Conditions, following which your continued usage of the Platform or offerings thereunder will be deemed to confirm your acceptance of the revised Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to any of the Terms and Conditions (whether in whole or in part), please do not continue accessing and using the Platform, submit any application as Tech Provider or problem statement as Tech Seeker.
For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, “you
” and “your
” means the user of the Platform or the person(s) that has submitted the application form and/or problem statement via the Platform, and if you are accessing or using the Platform on behalf of a business or entity, then (a) “you
” and “your
” includes you and that business or entity; and (b) you represent and warrant that you are an authorised representative of the business or entity with the authority and/or capacity to bind the business or entity to these Terms and Conditions and you agree to the same on the business’ or entity’s behalf.
Directories of Tech Seekers and Tech Providers
1.1 Once approved as a Tech Provider or Tech Seeker, you will be able to submit application online through the Platform (by providing the relevant information requested on the application form) to publish your solutions, intellectual properties and/or problem statements (each an “Application
”). While you are a Tech Provider or a Tech Seeker, you are entitled to submit more than one Application at any time, and from time to time, subject to the terms and conditions set out herein.
1.2 We will assess each Application submitted based on the information provided. Further information and/or documents may be requested by us if we think that these additional information and/or documents are required for us to consider your Application.
1.3 We do not guarantee that every Application will be approved, and we reserve the sole and absolute right and discretion in considering the Applications received. In rejecting an Application, we may provide you with a reason, but we do not have the obligation to do so.
1.4 Once your Application has been approved, you will be notified accordingly and your solutions, intellectual properties and/or problem statements will be published on the directories maintained / to be maintained on the Platform.
1.5 By submitting an Application, you hereby give us the permission to publish on the Platform the information submitted and for us to use these information to maintain the relevant directories on our Platform.
1.6 Tech Providers will be able to, through the mechanism set out on the Platform, signify their interest to submit proposal(s) to the problem statements published on the Platform. Conversely, Tech Seekers can also, through the mechanism set out on the Platform, signify their interest to explore possibility of commercialisation of particular solutions and/or intellectual properties published on the Platform. MRANTI will act as the facilitator to connect interested Tech Seekers to Tech Providers and vice versa
Subject Matter Experts
2.1 MRANTI is or will be maintaining a directory of subject matter experts on the Platform.
2.2 Tech Providers will have the option to nominate its employee(s) to be listed on MRANTI’s Platform as expert(s) for the relevant subject matter(s). MRANTI will consider each such nomination and may request for any information and/or documents it may need in this connection. MRANTI reserves the sole and absolute right and discretion in considering the nomination of a subject matter expert. We may provide you with the reason should we reject a nomination, but we do not have the obligation to do so.
2.3 Users of the Platform may, through mechanism made available online, signify their interest to engage with any of the subject matter experts listed on the Platform, and MRANTI will facilitate the connection of the parties.
Technology Transfer Experts
3.1 MRANTI is or will be maintaining a directory of Technology Transfer Expert on the Platform.
3.2 Technology Transfer Experts are individuals with the relevant skillsets, expertise, experience and/or knowledge to strategise, conduct, implement and carry out technology transfer.
3.3 Users of the Platform may, through mechanism made available online, signify their interest to engage with any of the Technology Transfer Experts listed on the Platform, and MRANTI will facilitate the connection of the parties.
4.1 If you are a Tech Provider, during your use of the Platform, we may (but do not have the obligation to) recommend or introduce you to investors whom we think may be interested in making investments in you.
4.2 In making these connections, We may require a certain percentage of the total investment amount as referral fees if any of the investments realises. Should it come to Our attention of any attempts by you as a Tech Provider to circumvent the referral fees, We reserve the right to terminate and/or suspend your participation in and to the Platform with or without notice to you on an immediate basis and to blacklist you from participating in any future events, programmes or initiatives organised by Us.
5.1 You acknowledge that as a government-linked entity, MRANTI has certain reporting requirements to the government, particularly on the initiatives and/or activities carried out by MRANTI.
5.2 In consideration of the offerings made available by MRANTI through the Platform, you agree that you will provide the following information and/or documents to MRANTI upon request (or any other information and/or documents as may reasonably be required):
(i) Sales generated through the use of the Platform (if any);
(ii) Agreement(s) and collaboration(s) entered into with other users of the Platform (if any); and
(iii) Number of connections established through the use of the Platform.
5.3 In reporting the above listed information and/or documents, MRANTI will ensure their utmost confidentiality and will ensure that the government authority(ies) receiving the relevant information and/or documents observes the confidentiality of these information and/or documents.
6.1 While we are primarily responsible for the establishment and maintenance of the directories on the Platform and the listings thereunder, the entry of the listing and information on the directories do not signify our endorsement of any of the solutions, intellectual properties, subject matter experts, Technology Transfer Experts, Tech Providers, Tech Seekers and/or problem statements listed on the Platform.
6.2 The Platform contains information shared by you or other users of the Platform. You retain all intellectual property rights and proprietary rights in and are responsible for, the information you share. You agree that all information shared in conjunction with the Platform or information provided by the users, which are subsequently published on our Platform, should not be relied upon without self-exercised due diligence. You agree that we are not responsible for reviewing the legality, accuracy and veracity of any information shared on the Platform and provided by the users and, as such, do not guarantee in any manner the reliability, validity, accuracy, or truthfulness thereof. If you rely on any information provided by the users on the Platform and/or through the Platform or any other means, you are doing so at your own risk, and we are under no circumstances responsible and liable for any losses and damages suffered by you arising from reliance on such information.
6.3 You are to exercise your own judgement, diligence and discretion before deciding to engage any of the parties through the Platform, including the suitability of the solutions and/or intellectual properties offered by the Tech Providers, or the problem statements that you may seek to address.
6.4 Other than maintaining and making available the directories, we are only facilitating the introduction and connection of the parties. We are not responsible for the actions and/or omissions of any other users of the Platform or information relating to the same. You are solely responsible for any discussion, interaction and engagement with the parties connected through the Platform and you will bear all liability that may arise in relation to your interactions with the other users of the Platform. You must be responsible and be careful about the types of information, document, and property that you share, and be mindful of the need to subject the sharing to confidentiality obligation or protection of intellectual property rights associated therewith depending on the nature of the subject matter being shared. You are encouraged to seek separate legal advice prior to or in connection with the formalisation of any agreement with the parties connected through the Platform or any engagement with the other users of the Platform.
6.5 Premising on the above, you hereby unconditionally and irrevocably waive any and all claims that you may have against us that may arise from your dealings with the other users of the Platform.
Representations and Warranties
7.1 By accessing and using the Platform, you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority, and capacity to use the Platform and to abide by the Terms and Conditions. You further confirm that all the information which you provide are true, complete, and accurate.
7.2 When using or accessing the Platform, you agree to comply with all applicable laws whether in Malaysia or in the country, state, and city in which you are present while using or accessing the Platform or any laws (other than that of Malaysian law) which may be applicable due to the nature of the Platform, your nationality, country of incorporation (if you are a business entity), or for any other reasons.
7.3 By using or accessing the Platform, you agree that:
(i) You will only use the Platform for lawful purposes;
(ii) You will only use the Platform for the purpose for which it is intended to be used;
(iii) You will not cause nuisance, annoyance, or inconvenience in any manner to any person(s) through your use of the Platform;
(iv) You will not impair the proper operation of the Platform;You will not intentionally or unintentionally cause or attempt to cause damage to other parties using the Platform;
(v) You will not copy or distribute the content on the Platform or any materials, information, and data which you obtained through the Platform without written permission from us (where applicable);
(vii) You will provide us with proof of identity as we may reasonably request or require;
(viii) You agree to provide accurate, current, and complete information as required for the Platform and undertake the responsibility to maintain and update your information or any information provided by you in a timely manner to keep it accurate, current, and complete at all times during your use of the Platform. You agree that we may rely on your information as accurate, current, and complete. You acknowledge that if your information is untrue, inaccurate, not current, or incomplete in any respect, we have the right but not the obligation to terminate our relationship with you and your use and/or access to the Platform at any time with or without notice;
(ix) You will not employ any means to defraud us or enrich yourself, through any means, whether fraudulent or otherwise, through any event, promotion, or campaign launched by us; and
(x) You agree that the Platform is provided on a reasonable effort and on as-is basis.
Disclaimer of Warranties
8.1 The Platform, its content and any related service(s) is provided to you on an “as-is” basis. We make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, in connection with the Platform, the content published on the Platform or any related service(s). Although we make reasonable efforts to keep the Platform up-to-date, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that such information is accurate, complete or up-to-date. We shall not be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential loss arising from your use of the Platform.
8.2 We make no representation or warranty of any kind whatsoever, express or implied, in respect of the information, solutions and/or intellectual properties provided by or offered by the users of the Platform or any information, solutions and/or intellectual properties procured through the use of the Platform. You agree that you shall bear all risk arising out of your use of the Platform and any solutions, information and/or intellectual properties provided by the other users of the Platform and shall have no recourse to us in respect of the same.
8.3 All other implied or express warranties that are not expressly provided in these Terms and Conditions, including any statutory warranty rights following from local laws, or other conditions, are disclaimed to the fullest extent permitted by law.
9.1 You hereby agree that you shall not:
(i) Modify or make derivative works based on the content on the Platform;
(ii) Copy any ideas, features, functions, or graphics on the Platform;
(iii) Launch any automated program or script, including, but not limited to, web spiders, web crawlers, web robots, web ants, web indexers, bots, viruses or worms, or any program which may make multiple server requests per second, or unduly burdens or hinders the operation and/or performance of the Platform;
(iv) Use any robot, spider, site search / retrieval application, or other manual or automatic device or process to retrieve, index, “data mine,” or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Platform or its content;
(v) Post, distribute or reproduce in any way any copyrighted materials, trademarks, or other proprietary information without obtaining the prior consent of the owner of such proprietary rights;
(vi) Remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices contained on the Platform;
(vii) Interfere with or disrupt the integrity or performance of the Platform or the data contained therein;
(viii) Attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Platform or its related systems, networks, directories, or databases;
(ix) Impersonate any person or entity or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; or
(x) Engage in any conduct that could possibly damage our reputation or the reputation of the other users of the Platform or amount to being disreputable.Intellectual Property
10.1 You agree that we, where applicable, shall own all right, title and interest, including all related intellectual property rights, in and to the Platform.
10.2 For the avoidance of doubt, the term “Platform” shall include its elements, components, source code, layout, schema, designs, databases, directories, and content published, which shall include but without limitation, trademarks, service marks, text, images, and videos.
10.3 Where you submit information or materials to us to be published on the Platform, you hereby represent and warrant that any such information or materials provided will not infringe the intellectual property or proprietary right of any third party. You shall indemnify and hold us harmless for any claims, damages, costs, damages, losses, liabilities, and expenses (including attorney’s fees and costs and/or regulatory action) arising out of or in connection with our use or publication of the information or materials provided by you.
By agreeing to the Terms and Conditions, you agree that you shall defend, indemnify and hold Us and our affiliates, officers, directors, members, employees and agents harmless from and against any and all claims, costs, damages, losses, liabilities and expenses (including attorneys’ fees and costs and/or regulatory action) arising out of or in connection with (i) your use and access of the Platform; (ii) your violation or breach of any of the terms in these Terms and Conditions or any applicable law or regulation, whether or not referenced herein; and (iii) your violation of any rights of any third party.
Termination and Suspension
12.1 We reserve the right to restrict or terminate your access to our Platform (i) with or without notice, for reasons including any violation of these Terms and Conditions, upon the request of law enforcement or government agencies, for extended periods of inactivity, for unexpected technical issues or problems, if we suspect that you engage in fraudulent or illegal activities or any other reason in our sole discretion; or (ii) for convenience with at least [seven (7)] days’ notice. Upon such termination, we may remove any listings on the directories maintained by us or from our Platform. You agree that we will have no liability to you or any third party for the removal of your content or information or materials provided by you.
12.2 Rights and obligations under these Terms and Conditions, which by their nature would continue beyond the termination or ending in any other way, shall survive the termination or expiry of these Terms and Conditions.
13.1 For the purpose of these Terms and Conditions, the term “personal data
” shall have the same meaning as provided under the Personal Data Protection Act 2010.
13.2 We will process any personal data that we obtain from you in accordance with our Privacy Notice. By using the Platform and/or providing us your personal data or third party personal data which are under your care or possession, you consent to our processing of these personal data in accordance with our Privacy Notice that can be found on our website at https://mranti.my/privacy-notice
If there is any controversy, dispute, difference or claim of any kind arises out of or in connection with the Terms and Conditions, please try contacting our Support Team at email@example.com
before bringing a formal legal case.
These Terms and Conditions are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of Malaysia.
Failure or delay by us to enforce, at any time, any provision of the Terms and Conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of our right to enforce the breach of such provision or any other provision in these Terms and Conditions or as a waiver of any continuing, succeeding or subsequent breach of any provision of the Terms and Conditions.
If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is held to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable under present or future laws, such provision shall be fully severable and the Terms and Conditions shall be construed and enforced as if such illegal, invalid or unenforceable provision had never comprised a part hereof and the remaining provision shall remain in full force and effect and shall not be affected by the illegal, invalid or unenforceable provision or by its severance herefrom.
These Terms and Conditions as modified from time to time shall not be assigned or novated or sub-contracted in whole or in part by you without our written approval but may be assigned without your consent by us. Any purported assignment by you in violation of this section shall be void.
These Terms and Conditions are not intended to create a joint-venture, partnership, agency, franchise, sales relationship or employment relationship between us and you. You have no authority to make or accept any offers or representations on our behalf.
These Terms and Conditions comprises the entire agreement between you and us and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous negotiations or discussions, whether written or oral (if any) between the parties regarding the subject matter contained herein.