Press Release: UTAR and UM students emerged as winners of the 2nd Outstanding Technopreneur Competition 2013

Press Release: UTAR and UM students emerged as winners of the 2nd Outstanding Technopreneur Competition 2013

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) and Universiti Malaya (UM) Master degree students emerged as joint-winners of the 2nd Outstanding Technopreneur Competition 2013 under the Young Intellectual Category. The Competition which was organized by Malaysian Scientific Association and WENCOM Career Consultancy and began in 2012 is one which provides career development for Science and Technology students with entrepreneurial potential.

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Grant: Merdeka Award Grant for International Attachment 2013

Grant: Merdeka Award Grant for International Attachment 2013

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.

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Competition: TR35 Young Innovators Under 35 Award by MIT Technology Review

Competition: TR35 Young Innovators Under 35 Award by MIT Technology Review

Since 1999, MIT Technology Review, the world’s oldest and most respected technology publication, has identified the top young innovators under the age of 35. The search is on for 10 individuals from Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand whose superb technical work promises to change the world. The goal is to recognize the development of new technology or the creative application of existing technologies to solve problems.

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The Outstanding Technopreneur Competition in conjunction with 5th Technopreneurship & Innovation Symposium & Exhibition (TISE)

The Outstanding Technopreneur Competition in conjunction with 5th Technopreneurship & Innovation Symposium & Exhibition (TISE)

The 5th Technopreneurship & Innovation Symposium and Exhibition (TISE) 2013 is now open for registration. This year, it will be held at Tunku Abdul Rahman University College, Setapak, Kuala Lumpur on the 6th and 7th of October.

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Dr Sin How Lim - Sole Malaysian Recipient of the Joint IAS-NIDA Research Fellowship Award 2013

Dr Sin How Lim – Sole Malaysian Recipient of the Joint IAS-NIDA Research Fellowship Award 2013

The International AIDS Society (IAS) and National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) Research Fellowship is a fellowship programme established in 2009 to promote research in drug use and HIV. One of the recipients of this year’s fellowship award is Dr Sin How Lim, a postdoctoral researcher from the University of Malaya. Scientific Malaysian News Editor, Azilleo Kristo Mozihim had the opportunity to speak to him at the IAS 2013 conference in Kuala Lumpur.

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For Women in Science Fellowship 2013 by L’Oréal Malaysia and UNESCO

For Women in Science Fellowship 2013 by L’Oréal Malaysia and UNESCO

L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science National Fellowship is now open for Malaysian women researchers under the age of 35 years, who are PhD holders or currently pursuing research study in the field of Material Sciences. A financial assistance of RM20,000 each will be granted to 3 young female researchers.

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Society in Science – the Branco Weiss Fellowship

Society in Science – the Branco Weiss Fellowship

The Society in Science Fellowship 2013 is now open for application. The Society in Science Fellowship has a fresh approach to research, offering junior scientists throughout the world a generous personal grant of up to five years to pursue novel scientific projects. Founded in 2002 by the late Swiss entrepreneur, Dr. Branco Weiss, the aim of this fellowship is to provide researchers a platform to extend their scientific work in the natural sciences and engineering.

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4th Technopreneurship & Innovation Symposium & Exhibition (TISE) 2012 and 100 Best Technopreneurs Competition

4th Technopreneurship & Innovation Symposium & Exhibition (TISE) 2012 and 100 Best Technopreneurs Competition

The 4th Technopreneurship & Innovation Symposium & Exhibition (TISE) 2012, organised by the Malaysian Scientific Association (MSA) and WENCOM Career Consultancy (WENCOM) will be held on 21st and 22nd of October 2012 at Technology Park Malaysia (TPM), Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur. In conjunction with the TISE event, MSA and WENCOME are also organising the “100 Best Technopreneur Competition”.

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For Women in Science Fellowship 2012 by L’Oréal Malaysia and UNESCO

For Women in Science Fellowship 2012 by L’Oréal Malaysia and UNESCO

 This year, L’Oréal Malaysia marks its 7th year of providing encouragement, support and recognition to women in the field of science through it national awards…

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News: Study abroad grant for Malaysian postgraduate students announced

News: Study abroad grant for Malaysian postgraduate students announced

Prime Minister of Malaysia, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak at the Dewan Filharmonik Petronas yesterday, launched a study abroad grant called the Merdeka Award Grant…

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