KualaLumpur, 2 June 2016 – Malaysia Industry-Government Group for High Technology(MIGHT) and Agensi Inovasi Malaysia (AIM) through its subsidiary companyPlatCom Ventures Sdn Bhd, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to ensurethe delivery of SME development in Clean Technology through the GlobalCleantech Innovation Programme (GCIP). MIGHT was represented by Datuk Dr MohdYusoff Sulaiman, President and Chief Executive Officer of MIGHT while AIM waspresented by their Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Mark Rozario. Also present towitness the event was YB Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong, Minister in the PrimeMinister’s Department and the Minister in charge of MIGHT, Prof. Tan Sri ZakriAbdul Hamid, Science Advisor to Prime Minister and Joint Chairs (Government)MIGHT, Tan Sri Datuk Ir. Ahmad Tajuddin Ali, Chairman, UEM Group Berhad andJoint Chairs (Industry) MIGHT, Dr Viraj Pererera, Chief Executive Officer ofPlatCom Ventures Sdn Bhd and Mr Rushdi Abdul Rahim, Senior Vice PresidentMIGHT. The MOU was held in conjunction with MIGHT’s 21st AnnualGeneral Meeting (AGM) which was concluded successfully in Renaissance Hotel KualaLumpur.
“We needto have more innovation partnership between all stakeholder to ensure smoothimplementation of national planning and policies by the public and privatesector. This is important as the outcome of these programmes will eventuallybenefit to the wellbeing of the nation and society” said Datuk Seri Mah. Hecongratulated MIGHT for their continual success in providing significantplatforms for the stakeholders to further develop the local industries towardstechnology advancement and entrepreneurship excellence.
Around200 government officials and captain of the industries attended the AGM. DatukDr. Mohd Yusoff Sulaiman briefed and highlighted on MIGHT’s 2015 achievementand the 2016-2020 Corporate Plan. “It is important for us in MIGHT to continuefacilitating and preparing our stakeholders along with other agencies toembrace the technology disruption issues, it is important that we are ready andthe ecosystem is supporting it”. Government support in expediting hightechnology based enterprises will to some extent shift the manufacturingactivities in the high technology based industries.
Apresentation of Certificates of Appreciation was also held to express MIGHT’sheartfelt gratitude and appreciation to the MIGHT Interest Group (MIG) membersfrom the Solar Industry for their contribution in the MIGs activitiesespecially in producing the Solar Roadmap 2015-2030.
A Special Session: Conversation with YB DatukSeri Mah and the Joint Chairs of MIGHT, Professor Tan Sri Zakri Abdul Hamid, andTan Sri Datuk Dr. Ir. Ahmad Tajuddin Ali was also conducted in preparingMalaysia in the wake of the 4th Industrial Revolution era. Thewidespread of this industry revolution impacting all disciplines; not limitedto just economies and industries but also human – where fulfilling needs inreal time and understanding technology values are necessary to sustaincompetitive parity. Also shared is the 8 Technology Values booklet produced bymyForesight®, MIGHT in preparing the stakeholders to remain competitive in thewake of new industrial era.