Putrajaya, 1 Oct 2021- YBrs. Dr. Sharoul Jambari, CEO of TDA paid a courtesy visit to YB Dato’ Sri Dr. Adham Baba, Minister of Science, Technology, and Innovation at his office. They were joined by YBrs. Dr. Nor Azman Hassan (MOSTI Deputy Secretary-General), YBrs. Dr. Nor Azlina Ariffin (MOSTI Commercialization Under-Secretary) and Puan Sharmila Mohamed Salleh (CEO of Yayasan Inovasi Malaysia).
With Expo 2020 Dubai officially launched, Dr. Sharoul Jambari took the honour to hand over a contribution of RM100,000 to support the Malaysia International Technology Summit (MITS) 2021, MOSTI's flagship program during the Expo. Dr. Sharoul himself will be representing TDA on a panel session during the summit to discuss on 'Social Innovation Development: How Far Can Social Innovation Be The Pillar For Global Digital Economy’.
Dr. Sharoul also updated YB Minister on working collaboration between MOSTI and TDA in exploring selected products/inventions from MCY and Technology & Innovation Sandbox to be matched with potential industry collaborators via Industry Collaboration Program (ICP).
YB Minister was also briefed on the progress of ICP under COVID19 Vaccine procurement and exchange discussion on the need to develop local capabilities aligning to the soon-to-be-announced National Vaccine Development Roadmap (NVDR) aspiration.
TDA hopes for greater collaboration with MOSTI and its agencies in harnessing efforts among technology-enabling players within the Innovation-Network eco-system.