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MOSTI SMART Challenge Fund

 

THE OBJECTIVES OF THIS FUND ARE:

The grant supports developmental projects, instructional projects, and training programs in engineering education and research.

I. To tackle strategic issues that will provide long term solutions, thus, ensuring commercialization of new R&D products to spur economic returns for the country. This fund covers pre-commercialisation stage with the technology readiness level TRL 4 (Lab validation)

II. To tackle prioritised issues that need immediate solution leading to improvement of societal wellbeing. This fund covers pre-commercialisation stage with the technology readiness level TRL 6( Demonstration in real environment).

Multi-disciplinary organisations including industry, academic and research are encouraged to work together.

PRIORITY AREAS
1. Water, Food & Energy Nexus;
2. Green Growth for Sustainable Development
3. Medical & Healthcare

ELIGIBLE APPLICANT
Project leader must be Malaysian citizen however, co-researcher(s) can be non-Malaysian citizen(s)

GUIDELINES & APPLICATION FORM
MOSTI website https://edana.mosti.gov.my/edana/

INTERNAL SCREENING(RC) & RECOMMENDATION
RC & Faculty shall recommend the application before submit to IPSR (form attached). Screening process will be done by IPSR.

DEADLINE FOR THE SUBMISSION TO IPSR
Cycle 1/2017 Cycle 2/2017 Cycle 3/2017 Cycle 4/2017
20 April 2017 30 June 2017 30 Sept 2017 31 Dec 2017

NOTE: Please refer to the Guidelines ruled out by MOSTI before proceed to the application (as attached)

CONTACT PERSON IN IPSR:
Banu: banu@utar.edu.my, ext. 848
Azahian: azahian@utar.edu.my, ext. 846