Malaysian Commercialisation
Year Summit 2023

Supercharge Your Way to Impact

3 - 4 August 2023
Connexion, Bangsar South
Summit Concluded


Experience MCY Summit 2023

Event Highlight

Explore our exhibition showcasing the success of commercialisation in products, technologies, and services born out of dedicated Research, Development, Commercialisation and Innovation (R,D,C&I) efforts by Universities, Institutions, and Local Research Agencies.
Discover the importance and economic prospects of innovation and entrepreneurship, driving towards enhanced national income.
Join us in commemorating the accomplishments of local researchers and entrepreneurs who have successfully commercialised their R&D products and technology services in both local and international markets. Let's celebrate their innovation and global impact together!
Activating the potential of globally-responsible engineers and innovators that harness the power of engineering by pioneering new technologies to catalyse ideas into solutions and push for a change.



YAB Dato' Seri
Anwar Ibrahim
Prime Minister of Malaysia
YB Chang Lih Kang
Minister of Science, Technology & Innovation (MOSTI)
YB Rafizi Ramli
Minister of Economy
YB Datuk Arthur Joseph Kurup
Deputy Minister, Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation (MOSTI)
YBhg Datuk Ts. Dr. Haji Aminuddin bin Hassim
Secretary General, Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation (MOSTI)
YBhg Datuk Ts. Dr. Mohd. Nor Azman Hassan
Deputy Secretary General (Technology Development),
Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation (MOSTI)
Dzuleira Abu Bakar
Chief Executive Officer, Malaysian Research Accelerator for Technology & Innovation (MRANTI)
Dr. Hitendra Patel
Executive Director,
Global Innovation Management Institute
Vinod Narayanan
Country President,
AstraZeneca Malaysia
Rodney Kelly
Senior Advisor,
Eastern Academic Health Science Network
Norman Matthieu Vanhaecke
Acting Group Chief Executive Officer (AGCEO),
Cradle Fund Sdn. Bhd.
Professor Datin Paduka Fatimah Mohamed Arshad
Fellow & Senior Fellow,
Laboratory of Agricultural and Food Policy Studies,
Universiti Putra Malaysia & IDEAS
Dr. Zubin J. Daruwalla
Health Industries Leader,
PwC Singapore & PwC South East Asia
Sam Shafie
Chief Executive Officer
& Co-Founder,
Mariatini Othman
SVP Technology Advisory Services,
Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC)
Fabian Bigar
Chief Executive Officer,
MyDIGITAL Corporation
Dato’ Dr. Hartini Zainudin
Yayasan Chow Kit
Aaron Sarma
General Partner,
ScaleUp Malaysia
Karen Lau
Sunway iLabs Foundry
Prof. Dr. Samsilah Roslan
Innovation and Technology Managers Association
Manisah Sarujee
Brand Geeks Inc.

More speakers to be announced soon.


Nexus 2 [Conference]
Nexus 2
Welcome Remarks by Datuk Ts. Dr. Hj. Aminuddin Bin Hassim, Secretary General, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation
9:00 AM - 9:10 AM
Ministerial Dialogue
The Economics of Innovation: A Whole of Government Approach towards Innovation Perpetuity
9:10 AM - 10:00 AM
Launch of MCY BizMatching & Product Launch / MOU Signing
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Power Talk
Bridging Innovation to Commercialisation for Value Creation: Towards Impactful Innovation
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Healthcare Dialogue
Increasing the Dependability of the Healthcare System by Promoting Sustainability, Equality, and Technology
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Panel Session
Unleashing Malaysia's Innovation Potential: Fostering Collaborative Ecosystems for Impact Technologies
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Lunch Break
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Panel Session
Investing in Innovation: Nurturing Malaysia's Startups for Commercial Success
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Panel Session
Cross-Border Collaboration: Malaysia's Role in Global Innovation
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
Panel Session
Mission-Focused and Market-Driven Innovation in Agriculture and AgriTech: The Clock is Set to Collaborate for Innovation
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Tea Break
3:45 PM - 4:00 PM
Panel Session
Driving Social Impact: Impact Technologies for Education and Empowerment
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Panel Session
Navigating Regulatory Challenges: Policy Frameworks that promote Commercialisation of Technologies
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM
Spectrum [Satellite Event]
[Satellite Event]
MIMOS | Empowering Industries with Technology Solutions & Services
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
The future of technology is here! MIMOS is leading the way in semiconductors, thin film, embedded microelectronics, smart nation, and manufacturing innovations and services. We are proud to share stories of the success and journeys of our technology recipients. Come join us as we continue to revolutionise the way we live and work.
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Full Forum Agenda
Malaysia Debt Ventures Bhd. (MDV) | Venture Debt as an Alternative Financing for Tech Start-Ups
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Discover how Venture Debt empowers start-ups, providing efficient capital access for innovation and growth in the tech ecosystem.
Full Forum Agenda
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Full Forum Agenda
MRANTI | Development of 5G-Enabled Commercially Viable Proof-of-Concepts (POCs) in MRANTI
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Inviting the public to learn about 5G-enabled Proof of Concepts (POCs) in MRANTI Park and provide valuable feedback.
Full Forum Agenda
Prism [Satellite Event]
[Satellite Event]
MySTI | Harnessing Local Innovation: Empowering Local R&D Products in Government Procurement
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM — Closed Session
This session aims to discuss on the concept and implementation procedures of MySTI to the stakeholders of  R&D commercialisation ecosystem consisting of pilot ministries, industries, universities, as well as public and private research institutes.
Full Forum Agenda
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Full Forum Agenda
MTDC (Malaysian Technology Development Corporation) | Challenges of Building Technology Companies in Malaysia
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Sharing session of successful entrepreneurs from Halal, Medical devices and Manufacturing sectors for early-stage startups.
Full Forum Agenda
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Full Forum Agenda
MIGHT (Malaysian Industry Group High Technology) | Technology Enhancement Programme
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Full Forum Agenda
Continuum [Satellite Event]
[Satellite Event]
CRADLE | MYStartup
Talk #1 - How MYStartup Helps Malaysia Grow its Startup Significance in the Eyes of the World
Talk #2 - MYStartup Dev: The New Breed of Local Tech Developers in the Making
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Full Forum Agenda
National Technology & Innovation Sandbox (NTIS) | Session 1: Technology Transfer and Commercialisation Metrics: An Overview
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
In this session, we will delve into the realm of technology transfer and commercialisation metrics, providing you with a comprehensive understanding of various conceptualisations that drive these processes. From cutting-edge innovations to groundbreaking inventions, we will explore how the exchange and commercialisation of technology shape the global marketplace.
Full Forum Agenda
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Full Forum Agenda
National Technology & Innovation Sandbox (NTIS) | Session 2: WIPO Survey of Malaysia's Technology Transfer and Commercialisation Achievements
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
In this session, we will dive into Malaysia's technology landscape and unveil the findings of an extensive WIPO survey. Through meticulous data collection and analysis, we aim to provide you with an unparalleled understanding of the nation's technology transfer and commercialisation achievements.
Full Forum Agenda
4 Aug
Nexus 2
[Invite-Only Event]
Welcome Remarks by YB Chang Lih Kang, Minister of Science, Technology & Innovation (By Invitation)
10:10 AM - 10:20 AM
Officiating Speech by YAB Dato Seri Anwar Ibrahim, Prime Minister of Malaysia (By Invitation)
10:20 AM - 1:00 PM
4 Aug
Nexus 2
[Satellite Event]
Youth Forum
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Opening Speech by Dzuleira Abu Bakar, CEO, MRANTI
3:00 PM - 3:05 PM
Forum: Addressing Issues on Youth Talent
3:05 PM - 3:30 PM
Short Film Showcase by Akademi Seni Budaya dan Warisan Kebangsaan (ASWARA)
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Pitching Session by University Students
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Closing Speech by YB Datuk Arthur Joseph Kurup, Deputy Minister of Science, Technology & Innovation
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Networking Session
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
4 Aug
[Satellite Event]
SIRIM | Unlocking Your Product's Potential: The Power of Product Appraisal Schemes
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Learn about how SIRIM QAS can help researchers and innovators assess their products.
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
YIM (Yayasan Inovasi Malaysia) | Social Innovation is the New Cool
4:15 PM - 5:45 PM
To introduce social innovation as an interesting topic to Malaysians.
4 Aug
[Satellite Event]
MAVCAP | Venture Connect
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Venture Connect is a unique opportunity to expose startups to various funding options and to connect potential investors in a much more relaxed environment. Entrepreneurs may gain valuable insights and make meaningful connections that can help them navigate the challenging path to securing investments.
Social Enterprise Education Lab (SEEd.Lab) | Make An Impact with Your Business : Starting Up
4.00 PM - 5.30 PM
Social Enterprise Education Lab (SEEd.Lab) is Malaysia’s first comprehensive end-to-end social enterprise incubation programme powered by PETRONAS and Tata Consultancy Services. Discover how you can create your own Business-for-Good while solving community points with SEEd.Lab.
4 Aug
[Satellite Event]
MRANTI | Global Accelerator Programme (GAP) Launch
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
MRANTI | Global Accelerator Programme (GAP) Networking Session
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Disclaimer: Speakers' topics above are provided 'as-is' and could be subjected to changes without notice.


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Bahagian Dana, MOSTI
Taklimat Pembiayaan Dana R&D, MOSTI
En. Shahzari Hussin
Principal Assistant Secretary
Bahagian Dana, MOSTI
11:00 AM
National Institutes of Biotechnology Malaysia (NIBM)
NIBM Towards Global Presence
Dr, Nor Azfa Johari
Scientist, NIBM
12:00 PM
Technology Depository Agency (TDA)
Connecting Industries: Role of Industrial Collaboration Program (ICP) for Government Procurement in Facilitating Innovation
En. Noowawi Md Yassin
General Manager, TDA

Ir. Ts. Mohd Razif Samsudin
Head of Industry Intelligence Department, TDA
2:00 PM
Agensi Nuklear Malaysia (NM)
Teknologi Nuklear Dari Makmal Kepada Masyarakat
Dr. Rasif Mohd. Zin
Director of Technology Commercialisation Division, NM
3:00 PM
4 AUGUST 2023
Lipid Group Sdn. Bhd.
REMDII Non-Steroid Sensitive Skincare: Commercialisation Journey
Pn. Laurel Tan Bee Hiong
Director, Lipid Group Sdn. Bhd.
2:30 PM
Pusat Maklumat Sains Dan Teknologi Malaysia (MASTIC), MOSTI Gerbang Maklumat Komprehensif STI
Pn. Suriati Mokhlis
Senior Assistant Secretary
3:30 PM