Dear YBhg. Tan Sri/ Dato’/ Prof./ Dr./Sir./ Mdm.,
The Malaysian Social Innovation Initiative Program (MyIS Komuniti) is inviting researchers to apply for the Malaysia Social Innovation Fund for the year 2024.
The Malaysian Social Innovation Initiative Program (MyIS Komuniti) is an initiative under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) and the Malaysian Innovation Foundation (YIM) as the implementing agency. This program has been implemented since 2015.
This initiative also aims to apply the use of technology to meet social needs that are in line with the Government's policy to ensure that the country has highly knowledgeable, diverse, creative and innovative human capital to meet the country's needs by 2050, especially to achieve the Shared Prosperity Vision, in addition to facing the IR 4.0 boom.
The theme of the program is “Merakyatkan Sains, Menginsankan Teknologi”.
Improving the well-being of the community with priority for the B40 group and groups affected by the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic through the implementation of innovative local technology application projects that have been developed and are ready to be implemented sustainably.
Fund up to RM 300,000.00 for innovative local projects
- The applicant is a Malaysian citizen
- Only projects with innovative local technology applications and a clear social mission are eligible to apply
- The project must be implemented in Malaysia