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Image of Deadline: 31 August 2023
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Deadline: 31 August 2023















السَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكُمْ وَرَحْمَةُ اللهِ وَبَرَكَاتُهُ 
May this email reach you while you are in the best of health and Iman by the grace of Allah Subhanahu Wata'ala.

Dear YBhg. Tan Sri/ Dato’/ Prof./ Dr./Sir./ Mdm.,


The Malaysian Social Innovation Initiative Program (MyIS Komuniti) is inviting researchers to apply for  Malaysia Social Innovation Fund, phase 2.



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 program is an initiative aimed at generating income to improve the well-being of the community in urban and rural areas. This initiative also aims to apply the use of technology to meet social needs.


Program Theme

The theme of the program is “Merakyatkan Sains, Menginsankan Teknologi”.



Improve the well-being of the community through the application of local technology and innovation that has been developed and is ready to be implemented in a sustainable manner.


Research Area
  • Diversified Renewable Energy
  • Energy Storage System
  • Microgrid
Business & Financial Services
  • Subscription Business Models & sharing Platforms
  • Digitalised & Autonomous Services
  • Fintech in Islamic Finance
Culture , Arts & Tourism
  • Creative content & Heritage
  • Digitalised Tourism
  • High-Value Tourism
Medical & Healthcare
  • Digital Health
  • Precision Medicine
  • Clinical Trials Hub for Developing Countries
Smart Technology & Systems
  • Advanced Materials for Circular Economy & Sustainable Society
  • Next–Gen Smart Factories
  • Manufacturing of Smart Devices & Technology Development
Smart Cities & Transportation
  • Integrated Urban Infrastructure & Infostructure Management
  • Smart Systems for connected Rural – Urban Communities
  • Human – centred Design & Analytics
Water & Food
  • Premium Halal Food
  • Local Superfood
  • Integrated Water Resources Management
Agriculture & Forestry
  • High Value Seafood
  • Premium Tropical Fruits
  • Local Agriculture Input
  • Smart Supply Chain Management for Sustainable Forest Products
  • Personalised Experiential Learning
  • Micro-credentials
  • Global Online Learning: Promoting Local Content
Environment & Biodiversity
  • Precision Biodiversity
  • Innovative Eco-Products from Waste
Please refer the Registration Tutorial for the application: https://youtu.be/GC_PjQtzVhw
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
For further details, you may visit the website at https://myiskomuniti.innomap.my/ or contact the secretariat at +603-8996 1714, email  sekretariat.mysi@yim.my cc grantapplication@iium.edu.my
Please share the confirmation of application acceptance from the funder with RMC (grantapplication@iium.edu.my), for our record purposes.
Thank you.