The Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT) was launched on 22 February 1993. MIGHT is a market-driven technological partnership think-tankwith emphasis on market intelligence initiatives using foresight practices and methodology to identify technology and business opportunities.
MIGHT acts as a key interlocutor in bringing together policy and technology nurturing via catalytic interventions programmes. Programmes and initiatives include building strategic partnerships and alliances, technology acquisition and capacity building through policy interventions and ﬂagship programmes.
To respond to the eﬀects of globalisation and trade liberalisation on the country’s development and future economic growth
To efficiently harness the country’s strengths to accelerate the use of high technology for sustainable economic growth
To carry out ‘prospecting’ research and harnessing of technologies for the creation of business opportunities activities in a dynamic, neutral and independent manner to fulfill the nation’s techno-business agenda
To establish a triple helix synergy involving the Government, Industry & Academia. This consensus building mechanism allows for an understanding of the dynamics of the diﬀerent sectors.
To develop a national ecosystem that encompasses all aspects of capability in the value chain identified with business opportunities in high technology sectors, policy formulation and human resource development.