Malaysian Collaborative Network Platform for Disruptive Innovation (I-CONNECT) & Malaysia Open Science Platform (MOSP) Initiatives

In its efforts to enhance national innovation ecosystem towards wealth creation and societal well-being, the Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC) and the Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM) will be implementing two flagship initiatives: Malaysian Collaborative Network Platform for Disruptive Innovation (I-CONNECT) and Malaysia Open Science Platform (MOSP).

I-CONNECT is a collaborative network in four strategic areas: Industry 4.0, Fintech in Islamic Finance, Health & Wellness, and Halal Supply Chain. It aims to create and nurture a conducive innovation ecosystem in Malaysia towards increasing disruptive innovation and finally, enable Malaysia to leverage on new economic opportunities for Malaysian industries to enter emerging global markets.

MOSP is a trusted platform that enables accessibility and sharing of research data aligned with the national priorities and international best practices to strengthen science, technology and innovation (STI) collaborative ecosystem for Malaysia.

The Panellist Slides

Welcome Remarks & Introduction of Malaysian Collaborative Network Platform for Disruptive Innovation (I-CONNECT) Initiative

YM Academician Tengku Datuk Dr Mohd Azzman Shariffadeen FASc

Sharing & Discussion Session on Creating & Nurturing a Conducive Innovation Ecosystem For Malaysia Through Collaborative Network

Industry Advancement and Penetrating Local & Global Markets: Industry’s Experience in A Collaborative Network-Based Project
Mr Royce T.S. Tan

Bringing R&D to Commercialisation: Research Community’s Experience in a Collaborative Network-Based Project
Professor Ir Dr Mohd Fadzil Ain

Advancing Targeted Malaysian Industrial Sectors Towards Becoming a Developed Nation: Government’s Experience in a Collaborative Network-Based Project
Dr Fazilah Shaik Allaudin

Fulfilling Consumer & Market Needs: Civil Society’s Experience in a Collaborative Network-Based Project
Ir Ts Choo Kok Beng FASc


YB Puan Yeo Bee Yin

Welcome Remarks and Introduction of Malaysia Open Science Platform Initiative

Professor Dr Noorsaadah Abdul Rahman FASc

Discussion Session on Open Science

Open Science Experience in Japan
Professor Dr Kazutsuna Yamaji

Open Science and Enabling Infrastructure – A View from Australia
Andrew Howard

Malaysian Researchers on Open Science Readiness: Call for Action
Professor Dr Abrizah Abdullah

Open Science towards Realising Open Innovation: A Case Study
Mallek Aminullah