Applied Innovation Fund PLUS (AIF PLUS)
Date : 09 August 2022
Reported by : Siti Nur Nazeha Bt Saiffuddin Zuhri
Category : Announcements
السَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكُمْ وَرَحْمَةُ اللهِ وَبَرَكَاتُهُ
May this email reach you in the best of health and Iman by the grace of Allah Subhanahu Wata'ala.
Assalamu'alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh,
Dear Dato’/Prof./Assoc. Prof./Dr.,
It is our pleasure to announce that MOSTI has introduced Applied Innovation Fund PLUS (AIF PLUS) starting 22 June 2022 which offers to fund to innovators who have innovation prototypes to improve/add value to existing prototypes.
The AIF Fund Scheme aims to increase the participation of innovators in innovation activities and encourage new technological innovation of products, processes, systems or services that has the potential to be commercialized.
Under AIF Plus, applicants are required to collaborate with MOSTI's R&D Department/Agency, Public Research Institute (GRI) or Public Higher Education Institute (IPTA) and applicants can channel the allocation received to the said Department, STI Agency, GRI or IPTA.
The AIF PLUS provides funding of innovative products that have been proven to work (TRL 7) and ready to be developed for commercial use (TRL 9).
3. Water and Food;
4. Agriculture and Forestry;
5. Environment and Biodiversity;
6. Smart Cities and Transportation;
7. Medicine and Health Care;
8. Culture, Arts and Tourism;
9. Business and financial services; and
10. Intelligent Technology and Systems (Engineering and Manufacturing New Generation)
Submission through online system https://sdb.mosti.gov.my/sdbcms/en/
(Important: As stated in the AIF guideline, page 12-13, item 5.15, researchers from higher education institutions (HEIs) are not eligible to apply but researchers from (HEIs) can collaborate with eligible applicants).
Please refer to the attached guidelines for reference.
Tel: 603 - 8885 8309 / 8367 / 8317 / 8552
RESEARCH MANAGEMENT CENTRE