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Application for MOSTI R&D Fund

The Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) has launched the Malaysia Grand Challenge (MGC), which is supported by five research and development (R&D) funding schemes under the Pemacu Strategic Technology Fund (PEMACU).

The schemes are namely the Strategic Research Fund (SRF), Technology Development Fund 1 (TeD1), Technology Development Fund 2 (Ted2), Bridging Fund (BGF), and the Applied Innovation Fund (AIF).

Below funds are open to UTAR staff:

Name of Fund TeD TeD2 BGF SRF
Technology Readiness Level (TRL) TRL 2 – TRL 3 TRL 4 – TRL 6 TRL 7 – TRL 8 TRL 3 – TRL 8
Quantum RM1,000,000.00 RM3,000,000.00 RM 4,000,000.00 RM15,000,000
Maximum Duration 24 months 36 months 36 months 36 months

Guidelines and application form - https://edana.mosti.gov.my/




Contact Person Ms Zahrah: zahrah@utar.edu.my (Contactable through MSTeams)
Submission Procedure: Please submit the following documents to IPSR in hardcopy::
  1. Application form and its supporting documents
  2. FM-IPSR-R&D-007 Recommendations Form from Research Centre & Faculty
  3. FM-IPSR-R&D-066-Executive Summary
  4. FM-IPSR-R&D-055-Institutional Screening - External Fund Application – evaluated by 2 panels
Deadline: Application is open throughout the year

Please refer to the Guidelines ruled out by MOSTI before proceed to the application