Collaborative Research in Engineering, Science and Technology (CREST)

CREST is an Industry-led collaborative platform for market-driven R&D to enable Malaysia to become a high-income nation.

Focus Areas:

  • Research & Development: CREST promotes and facilitates collaborative research between Industry and Academia. (138 Collaborative R&D Projects Approved)
  • Talent Development: CREST’s programmes produce industry-ready graduates with the necessary skills and experience to support the industry across the value chain. (516 Industry Talent & Technopreneurs, 6,000+ Graduates Trained, 20 Technology Startups facilitated)
  • Commercialisation: CREST’s industry engagement initiatives, drive six (6) key market verticals in the Internet of Things (IoT); Healthcare, Manufacturing, Precision Farming, Transportation, Smart Cities, and Retail.
  • Cluster Development: CREST’s programs such as the GaN-on-GaN programme aim to develop local capabilities for LED production utilising Gallium Nitrite Technology (First full functional GaN-on-GaN based LED chip created in GoG Program)

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At NCIA, we believe that investments into NCER are crucial towards accelerating more economic growth and generating more opportunities to the rakyat. Therefore, it is our duty to handhold and be with the investors right from the beginning of their investment journey in NCER.

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