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Malaysia Drone Technology (MyDroneTech) Initiative

One-Stop-Centre Agency
to Facilitate DroneTech
Ecosystem Partners
MRANTI as an agency under Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) is currently leading the national Drone Technology (MyDroneTech) industry development initiative as part of its mandate to develop emerging technologies solutions and create a future economy in Malaysia that will contribute RM 50bil in GDP and create 100,000 job opportunities by 2030. In order to catalyze the drone economy and industry in Malaysia, it is vital that challenges relating to regulatory intervention, required policy updates, integration of processes, alignment of ministries, agencies, authorities and industry players are tackled in advance.

MRANTI’s MyDroneTech Initiative will be the One-Stop-Centre agency to facilitate DroneTech ecosystem partners within these key areas:

Talent Development & Access

Market access

Visibility

Technology Research, Development & Commercialisation

Funding

Regulation

Test Site & Facilities

Eligibility

Solution providers
Academia
CVCs, VCs, Angel Investors, Grant providers
Government agencies
Event organizers
Media agencies

Join Us

Selected winners stand a chance to secure cash prizes worth RM 5,000 and In-kind benefits such as but not limited to:

Market Access

(Local & International)

Funding Facilitation

(NTIS, TED, SRF, MYSTARTUP)

Testbed & Enviroment Facilitation

Area57
DroneTech Sandbox Cyberjaya, Iskandar & FELDA Mempaga

Facilitation / Review of Regulations & Laws

(Facilitation with related government agencies - JAKUAS)

Multi-Industry Adoption

DroneTech Development 2020 - 2021

Drone Ecosystem Sandbox Roadmap (DESR) Completed
Launch of Drone Test Site, Cyberjaya
Launch of Area57, TPM
Launch of DRZ Iskandar, Johor
2 Remote Pilot Training Organisations (RPTO) Appointed by CAAM
Civil Aviation Directive (CAD) 6011 For UAS developed by CAAM

Timeline

AREA57 Initiatives
Q1 2022
UTM Drone Challenge 4IR for Schools
Q2 2022
Droneii Asean Drone Readiness Workshop
Q3 2022
  • ASEAN DroneTech Accelerator Program
  • Area 57 Operations
Q4 2022
  • ASEAN DroneTech Industry Roundtable
  • DroneTech Exhibition & Drone Racing Competition
2023
Malaysia DroneTech Ecosystem Report 2022
Malaysia DroneTech Initiative (MyDroneTech)
Q1 2022
  • Launch & Announcement  of DESR & MyDroneTech Initiative
  • Medical Delivery Sandbox Implementation
Q2 2022
Emergency Response Sandbox Implementation
Q3 2022
MyDroneTech One-Stop-Centre Facility & Platform Development & Operationalisation
Q4 2022
  • Agri-Drone Sandbox Implementation
  • National UTM System Implementation
2023
Infrastructure, Security, Manufacturing & Urban Air Mobility Sandbox Implementation
Current Key Updates:
  • 16th March 2022 - PEMUDAH (Special Task Force to Facilitate Business) Chaired by Dato Sri Mustapha targets 100 days for MOT/CAAM to achieve 1 day UAS Operations Approval

  • NTIS Taskforce Co-Chaired by Dato Sri Dr Adham (MOSTI Minister) & Tan Sri Zuki Ali (KSN) agrees for the relaxation of certain regulatory approvals under Sandbox Environment and to accelerate the permit approval process for UAS Operations.

Malaysia Drone Technology Ecosystem Action Plan 2022-2030

THRUST 2: Technology Development via R&D&C&I
THRUST 4: Catalysing Innovation & Adoption of 4IR
Strategic Key II: Catalysing Strategic & High Impact Industries to Boost Economic Growth
Alumni Testimonials

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Kamarul A Muhamed
Founder and Group CEO

Meraque provides holistic Drone & Robotics solutions to optimize clients operations by adopting innovative technologies of today and developing future ones particularly in the agriculture, plantation, telecommunication and infrastructure.

Razalee Ismail
Director & CEO

Bringing Aerial Insights and Automation to Industries

Jin Xi Cheong
Founder/CEO

Multi-award-winning company & a leading IR 4.0 technologies solutions provider. Providing complete spectrum of GIS and IT related services for broad engineering, intelligent and industrial applications to both public and private sectors.

Armi Majid
Founder/MD

Industry Consultant with expertise in Drone Solution, Drone Insurance & Drone Delivery.

Saravanan Chettiar
CEO-CONSULTANT

A spin-off company from UTM that provides an Internet-of-Things (IoT) solutions for Industry 4.0Our core competency is in IoT security solutions while providing other leading-edge IoT solutions. We take pride in our products for being fail-proof, fool-proof and future-proof

Dr Mohd Adib Bin Sarijari
CEO & Founder of Innates PLT

Customized drones (UAV) and robotics design and development for industrial clients

Dr. Shian Lee
CEO & Founder
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