CREST R&D grant is aimed to accelerate R&D growth in the Electrical and Electronic (E&E) sector in the Northern Region of Malaysia. The grant promotes collaborative joint research between industry and academia in areas of cutting edge particularly in niche areas that have been identified. The research aims to enhance excellence in the generation of theories, new ideas and innovative creation in the forefront of strategic niche areas for the development of the boundaries of knowledge.

The main purpose of the CREST grant shall lead to impacts as below:

       Attract research with industry demand

       Have that research domino into Malaysian advanced degree candidates

       Have industry and government funding tied to driving future, not follower, economic  growth

       Start the seeds of technology driven startups

       Cross functional research

The application is open from 14 May 2012 till 31 July 2012. Please submit the completed application form to:

            Collaborative Research in Engineering,

            Science & Technology (CREST) Center,

            R&D Activities Division,

            Block C, Ground Floor,


            10 Persiaran Bukit Jambul,

            11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang


              1) CREST R&D Project Application Form
CREST R&D Grant Application Guidelines
Support letter by Academia
Support letter by Industry
CREST - R&D Grant Application Roadshow - By Professor Dr Abdul Rahman Mohamed 

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