PETALING JAYA: NanoMalaysia Bhd (NMB) will launch the REVOLUTIoNT and Hydrogen EcoNanoMy programmes for the commercialisation of nanotechnology.
REVOLUTIoNT will facilitate and commercialise the manufacturing of advanced and invaluable mental property, merchandise and techniques options, whereas Hydrogen EcoNanoMy will apply NanoMalaysia’s on-site generated Hydrogen know-how to create a Nationwide Hydrogen Industrial Ecosystem for the vitality sector.
To cap off its tenth yr in leapfrogging nanotechnology-based SMEs in the direction of commercialisation ventures, the corporate embraces yet one more position with its place as one of many implementing businesses for key segments of the just lately launched Nationwide 4IR Coverage, particularly superior supplies and applied sciences, Web of Nano-Issues, blockchain and synthetic intelligence.
Deputy Minister of Science, Expertise and Innovation Datuk Ahmad Amzad Mohamed Hashim mentioned NMB’s position within the Nationwide 4IR Coverage is integral in driving Malaysia nearer in the direction of the aspirations of the Nationwide Coverage on Science, Expertise and Innovation 2021–2030 in turning into a high-tech nation by 2030.
“The 4IR, with nanotechnology as one in every of its main technological pillars, is projected to spice up all sectors’ productiveness by 30% by 2030 and can contribute to our nation’s enhance in expert staff in addition to manufacturing of upper value-added merchandise.”
From 2016–2020, NanoMalaysia had 52 product growth tasks; 41 scale-up tasks; and supported and created a mixture of 22 joint ventures and start-up firms. It additionally efficiently developed 55 Mental Properties; 25 patents; 17 copyrights; 4 commerce secrets and techniques; 5 logos and 4 utility improvements, which have been filed with MyIPO; and commercialised 166 merchandise.
As well as, NanoVerify Sdn Bhd, an entirely owned firm underneath NanoMalaysia licensed 118 merchandise through NANOVerify, Malaysia’s first and solely nano certification programme with recognition and acceptance from Taiwan Nanotechnology Business Affiliation.
To additional develop the attain of Malaysian SMEs within the international know-how house, NanoMalaysia just lately inked two agreements this yr with 10000StartupsIndia and Turkey-based Sabanci College Nanotechnology Analysis and Utility Centre with the aims of scaling up Malaysian SMEs and facilitating adoption of aggressive nanotechnology options through know-how switch programmes with Indian and Jap European SMEs and micro-SMEs. Different partnerships signed in earlier years carrying related goals are with NanoNextNL (The Netherlands), NanoCanada, Nanopolis (China) and Nanotech Middle Indonesia.
It’s estimated that 2,373 direct and 11,865 oblique excessive worth job alternatives in addition to a contribution of RM3.6 billion direct and RM18 billion oblique potential gross nationwide revenue (GNI) will likely be generated over the following 5 years as recognized by the business.
NanoMalaysia is positioning Malaysia as a know-how producer of domestically developed renewable vitality options and electrical automobiles’ element applied sciences by main the Nationwide Power Storage Expertise Initiative; implementing the Hydrogen EcoNanoMY programme; and the event of the Hydrogen Economic system and Expertise Roadmap – underpinned by its flagship Hydrogen-Paired Electrical Racecar mission showcasing the hybrid on-board hydrogen reactor-fuel cell graphene ultracapacitor-lithium ion vitality storage system.
“With these technology-centric initiatives coupled with worth and provide chains growth, we purpose to create no less than 10,500 excessive worth jobs instantly, with a spill-over impact of 52,500 jobs to stimulate the economic system and generate an extra RM1.7 billion in GNI by 2030.”