The committee is working to find interesting and inspiring companies to visit during stay in Malaysia and Singapore. Here is a preliminary list:
National Innovation Agency Malaysia
Agensi Inovasi Malaysia (AIM) was created to jump start wealth creation through knowledge, technology and innovation to stimulate and develop the innovation eco-system in Malaysia. They lay down the foundation of innovation that inspire and produce a new generation of innovative entrepreneurs. They facilitate collaborations between government, academia and industry in advancing the consolidation and execution of new ideas in innovation.
Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation
The Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) is amongst Malaysia’s Premier Private Universities, and is where a unique fusion of technology, innovation and creativity works effectively towards preparing professional graduates for significant roles in business and society globally. APU has earned an enviable reputation as an award-winning University through its achievements in winning a host of prestigious awards at national and international levels.
Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil
The mission of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) is to transform markets to make sustainable palm oil the norm. The RSPO has developed a set of environmental and social criteria which companies must comply with in order to produce Certified Sustainable Palm Oil (CSPO). When they are properly applied, these criteria can help to minimize the negative impact of palm oil cultivation on the environment and communities in palm oil-producing regions.
Technical University of Malaysia Malacca
Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM) or Technical University of Malaysia Malacca is a public university located in It is the pioneer in the use of the “Practice and Application Oriented” teaching and learning method for tertiary level technical education in Malaysia.
KDU Penang University College
KDU Penang University College believes in providing real world education to meet real world needs. Established in 1983, and a pioneer in Malaysian private education, KDU was one of the first private colleges in Malaysia to have its own purpose-built campus. KDU University College, KDU Penang University College and KDU College are members of Paramount Education, a fully-integrated education services provider for primary, secondary, tertiary, and postgraduate level studies as well as executive and professional development programmes.
Picktochart is an easy-to-use online tool which makes it possible to make great infographics, presentations, posters, flyers or any other visual communication medium without any graphical skills. Started in 2011, located in Penang, the do-it-yourself infographic platform now serves over 5 million users and is still growing.
National University Singapore
At NUS (National University Singapore) we will visit two research institutes.
Social Robotics Laboratory
The Social Robotics Laboratory (SRL) is a research laboratory focused on socially competent, personal, healthcare and edutainment robotics internationally for scientific, social and economic impacts through the synergy from arts, engineering, medicine and sciences. The multi-faceted research program conducted in SRL is structured to investigate all aspects of social, personal, medical and edutainment robotics. It aims to produce a seamless integration of artificial agents into the human society, with intelligent robots that can participate in and learn from intuitive, long term interaction with humans, and which can be safely deployed in myriad applications ranging from entertainment, healthcare/eldercare, education and childcare. These robots will act as intelligent companions which enrich the lives and co-exist in harmony with humans.
Energy Studies Institute
Energy Studies Institute (ESI) aims to be the leading institute for strategic research and a global thought leader in energy policy. They conduct research on energy policies and their national, regional and global implications. Besides, they promote discussion and advance collective understanding on issues related to energy policy development. ESI provides accurate data and up-to-date information for analysts and policy-makers to make realistic and sound judgement on energy trends. They challenge assumptions and provide rigorous and thought-provoking analysis of energy trends and issues.
Tigerspike is one of the largest specialized enterprise mobility companies in the world. They identify business needs, then design, build, integrate and manage the solutions. They are flexible in their working models, understanding that every business is different. Be it agile, waterfall, full studio, onsite or hybrids, Tigerspike is committed to delivering long-term value from product roadmap and relationship perspective.
Institute for Sports Research
The Institute for Sports Research is an international collaboration between Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Loughborough University (LU). ISR develops cutting edge technologies which aim to significantly enhance the research, innovation and enterprise in sports and leisure sector throughout the region. They also specialize in research areas of behavioral medicine, biomedical sciences, sport science and social sciences and sport.
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