Many countries around the world are recognizing innovative technology startups as the driving force of national growth. They are stepping up their policy support for startup ecosystems to promote the startup growth because startups are highly dependent on their surrounding startup ecosystem. More successful startups will be generated if healthier startup ecosystems can be created. Silicon Valley, often known as a shining example of unregulated free enterprise, was actually developed through tens of billions of dollars in government investments since the postwar era.
Melaka State, situated roughly halfway between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, has unique importance in the global dialogue around the sustainability of our shared urban future. At Melaka’s heart is its historic urban center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site (WHS) strategically located along the Strait of Malacca, one of the world’s busiest shipping routes and a link between the two largest countries by population, China and India. Melaka has taken significant steps toward realizing a more sustainable urban growth trajectory, including becoming a member of global platform for sustainable cities (GPSC) when the platform was launched in 2016. In 2017, GPSC initiated the sustainability outlook diagnostic with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Malaysian industry-government group for high technology (MIGHT) to assist Melaka State in achieving the level of urban sustainability to which it aspires. This detailed assessment covers six dimensions of sustainability. Each report provides significant insight into different aspects of Melaka’s sustainability trajectory and highlights key areas for improvement
Due to the breadth and depth of the manufacturing industry, this document is prepared through consultations with multiple ministries, agencies and industry players. The topics covered are linked to malaysia’s business and competitive advantages and the drivers, potential disruptors and technology
developments in the manufacturing industry
This document targets a range of stakeholders, with the aim of encouraging manufacturing firms to work with the entire manufacturing ecosystem to address the challenges and act on the identified enablers.
Malaysian Technology Strategic Outlook (MTSO) is our humble eﬀort to promote awareness of the challenges that are aﬀecting and will continue to shape; similarly, the local high technology arena.
This publication is intended to inform and promote awareness on the latest development as well as challenges that are shaping the local and global high technology landscapes. It also covers the sharing of experience and expectations of the local players.Besides key issues affecting the landscapes, the publication also features the steps necessary to move forward. As the technologies keep moving and policy changed, some of the data may appear outdated at the time of reading.
The Fortune 500 is so named because of a list Fortune Magazine started in 1955. Even today, to be a Fortune 500 company denotes a measure of success. But by 2015, just over 12% of the original companies remained.
What will ensure the survival of the rest in these uncertain times-indeed, organizations of any size, whether corporate, nonproft, educational institutions or social enterprises–isn’t adapting (by which time it’s usually too late!) but by inﬂuencing and shaping the future.
The past few years have been challenging for the SBSR industry due to the continuing downturn in the offshore market and low oil prices. The industry’s’ annual revenue dropped 33% from the high of RM8.35 billion in 2013. Jobs have since almost halved.