Merdeka Award Grant for International Attachment was announced in October 2011, by the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Datuk Seri Najib Razak. The aim of the grant is to allow deserving Malaysians between ages of 22 to 35 to engage in short term collaborative projects of up to 3 months at an internationally-recognised host institution.
In January 2014, Singapore will host an edition of the world’s most prestigious technology conference for the very first time. The first of its kind in the region, the inaugural EmTech Singapore promises to build on that tradition of innovation. Special discount is available for members of Scientific Malaysian.
Malaysia has partnered with Japan-based Asian Energy Investment Pte Ltd in a US$100 million investment to fund Southeast Asian green technology ideas and innovators. This investment is part of an effort to accelerate the development of green energy products and businesses in Malaysia and within the region.