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Application for MOSTI Research Fund 2022

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 TeD1 TeD2 BGF SRF-APP
Important information Encouraged to collaborate with start-up companies or SMEs Required to collaborate with start-up companies or SMEs Not required to collaborate with industry, but entry level is TRL 7 which is demonstration of prototype Required to collaborate with strategic partner from Industry
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





Contact Person Ms Zahrah: zahrah@utar.edu.my (Contactable through MSTeams)
Submission Procedure:

Timeline:

2022 BATCH

SUBMISSION TO RC AND FACULTY

BY

SUBMISSION TO IPSR 

BY

INTERNAL EVALUATION PROCESS

(University Level)

IPSR COORDINATION & SUBMISSION TO MOSTI

BY

7 24 June 2022 30 June 2022 1 - 20 July 2022 30 July 2022
8 24 July 2022 30 July 2022 1 - 20 August 2022 30 August 2022
9 24 August 2022 27 August 2022 1 - 20 September 2022 30 September 2022
10 24 September 2022 30 September 2022 1 - 20 October 2022 29 October 2022
11 24 October 2022 29 October 2022 1 - 20 November 2022 30 November 2022
12 24 November 2022 30 November 2022 1 - 20 December 2022 31 December 2022


Please submit the following documents to IPSR by 30 November 2022:

  1. Application form and its supporting documents (print from online)
  2. FM-IPSR-R&D-007 Recommendations Form from Research Centre & Faculty
    - Faculty to provide nomination of 2 reviewers per application to IPSR (please ensure the nominees are consent to review the application)
  3. FM-IPSR-R&D-066-Executive Summary
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