The latest news from academia, regulators
research labs and other things of interest
Posted: Dec 04, 2012
MIGHT, NanoMalaysia Tie Up To Improve Global Access For Nanotechnology Industries
(Nanowerk News) The Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT) is collaborating with NanoMalaysia Bhd to identify potential offset programme recipients for nanotechnology-based industries from various sectors.
The two parties today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to cement the collaboration during the World Islamic Economic Forum 2012 in Johor Baharu. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak witnessed the signing of the MoU.
With a list of potential companies to be identified by NanoMalaysia, MIGHT will match the potentials with current offset programmes, MIGHT said in a statement.
The programme is envisioned as an avenue to improve access to global market for indigenous technologies as well as to venture into technology acquisition and matching, and commercialisation activities.
MIGHT President and Chief Executive Officer, Mohd Yusoff Sulaiman said: "Nanotechnology is a cross-cutting technology that will have an impact on a wide range of industry sectors.