MTDC Technology Commercialisation Conference 2013

When: Thu, November 21, 7:30am – Fri, November 22, 1:00pm, 2013
Where: Sheraton Imperial, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Admission: MYR 250
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The conference provides a platform to discuss funding, entrepreneurship, incubation and growth and technology innovation. Targeted at technology-based companies, entrepreneurs, academia and investors, the conference will also address the needs of researchers, inventors, venture capitalists, business strategies, technology transfer, licensing offices, policy makers and students to better understand commercialisation processes, trends, challenges and the dynamics of its ecosystem. Topics include:
  • Keynote Address - Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Honorary President, Perdana Leadership Foundation
  • Academic Technology Transfer - Sean P. Flanigan, President, Association of University Technology Managers
  • Entrepreneurial University - Prof Hj. Razmi Chik, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Entrepreneurship Malaysian Academy, UiTM
  • The Economic Impact of MTDC, CRDF and TAF Grants - Dato’ Norhalim Yunus, Chief Executive Officer, MTDC
  • Perception and Reality of Public-funded Research Commercialisation - Prof. Dr Zainul Fadziruddin Zainuddin, Director, MTDC
  • Investing in Technology: In House or Procure? - Liew Chung Peng, Technical Director, Eclimo Marketing Sdn. Bhd.
  • Incubators as Drivers of Commercialisation - Thomas Strodtbeck, Director of International Programs, National Business Incubation Association
Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC), a company wholly-owned by Khazanah Nasional Malaysia,  provides grant management, incubation, advisory, and nurturing services.