CREST R&D Grant Cycle 1/2018


Collaborative Research in Engineering, Science & Technology (CREST) Center has announced the opening of application for CREST Open R&D Grant Cycle 1/2018 to researchers from the institutions of higher learning and the industries. CREST R&D Grant is not limited to E&E discipline but should support E&E industry sector. With accommodating intellectual property arrangement, industry involvement in the research enables the research result to be prepositioned to industry application, increasing the potential for commercialisation at research completion

Focus Clusters & Domain Areas - view PDF
CREST R&D 1/2018 Grant Requirement - view PDF

Prospective applicants are invited to attend the CREST R&D Grant Briefing session at the following locations. Admission is FREE.
Please email RSVP to reserve your seat to or

Date Venue Time RSVP
24th Jan 2018 Dewan Kecemerlangan, Kompleks Dewan Kuliah, Kampus Induk UniMAP, Pauh Putra, Perlis 2.00pm - 3.30pm
RSVP before 23rd Jan 2018
25th Jan 2018 Dewan Kuliah C, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Kompleks Kejuruteraan, Tuanku Abdul Halim, Mu'adzam Shah, Universiti Teknologi Mara, Shah Alam

3°04'24.1"N 101°29'51.8"E
3.073351, 101.497712
29th Jan 2018 Dewan CTL, Bangunan F54, UTM Johor 10.00am-12.00pm

Guidelines & Application form

Please refer to CREST website for updated information on the grants:

Recommendation & Submission

All applications must be:
1. Assessed and recommended by the respective Research Centre; and
2. Recommended by Faculty before the submission to IPSR.

Documents to be submitted in one (1) set of hardcopy and softcopy:
i. CREST-RD-Project-Application-Form and other documents (Please refer the Check List on last page of the form for the required documents) (click here to download)
ii. FM-IPSR-R&D-007 Recommendation from Research Centre & Faculty (click here to download)
iii. FM-IPSR-R&D-066-Executive Summary (click here to download)

Submission due date to IPSR: 30 January 2018 (Tuesday)

Contact Person

Ms Banu, ext. 849
Cik Azahian Abdul Kadir, ext. 846