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Leave a Nest Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. Celebrated Its 5th Year Anniversary!


Leave a Nest Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. celebrated its 5th year anniversary on 13th October 2018. The party was hosted at TKP Conference, Centre in Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur.

Leave a Nest Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. was founded by Dr. Kihoko, Dr. Ganesan Velayathan and Dr. Yukihiro Maru on 13th October 2013. Malaysia office is the second establishment outside Japan for Leave a Nest Group. The 5th Year Anniversary Party was to celebrate the company’s achievement and to show our heartfelt appreciation to local partners who have opened their arms and supported our company’s mission from the very beginning.

Leave a Nest Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. started to introduce the vision of Advancing Science and Technology for Global Happiness to schools, universities, companies, government agencies and ministries in Malaysia through creation of original educational workshops (eg: SCIENCE CASTLE) and seed acceleration program (eg: TECH PLANTER). Throughout the years, Leave a Nest Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. has built strong network with its program partners and is now able to expand its capability to developing human resource and supporting local research & development.

By 2016, it has 2 local staff and welcomed 2 more staff in the second half of 2017. During the 5th Year Anniversary Party, Mr. Abdul Hakim Sahidi, one of the pioneer member of Leave a Nest Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. has been announced as the first local Director. Congratulations, Mr. Abdul Hakim! (News release: https://en.lne.st/2018/10/29/hakim_newdirector_lvnsmy/)

To commemorate the historic achievement of Leave a Nest Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., appreciation awards were given to partners who have put their trust in the company’s unique vision and who have found their synergy with us. Leave a Nest Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. is proud to honour our first Malaysian partner from each of the following category:

  • University : Dr. Yusrizam Bin Sharifuddin, Deputy Director, University of Malaya, Centre of Innovation & Commercialization (UMCIC)
  • Secondary School : Ms. Foo Koi Hoon, Head of Science and Innovation Club & Chemistry Teacher, Sekolah Menengah Sains Seri Puteri (SESERI)
  • Corporation : Mr. Chai Ming Jun, Senior Executive, Process, CCM Polymers Sdn. Bhd.
  • Government : Ms. Alvirah Md. Natt, Vice President of Corporate Communication, Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC)

Thank you to all the guests who came to celebrate the momentous occasion with us. Let’s continue to connect from here on!

Stay tuned for our upcoming events in 2019:

  1. Hyper Interdisciplinary Conference in Malaysia on 19th January 2019.
  2. SCIENCE CASTLE in MALAYSIA 2019 on 13th April 2019.
  3. TECH PLANTER in MALAYSIA 2019 on 20th July 2019.
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Ida*rahayu Ayob. Master in Technology and Innovation Management, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. She completed her first degree in Information Technology (majoring in Artificial Intelligence). Prior to joining Leave a Nest Malaysia, she had served a government agency and actively involved in bridging programs between the academia and industry, train-the-trainers, national scholarship and also research encouragement funds in new technology. She's an industry advisor for several universities and regulatory bodies in Malaysia. At Leave a Nest Malaysia, Idarahayu is with the Strategy Development Division. She's on the lookout for new corporate partners and responsible in expanding real-tech seed acceleration program and its ecosystems.


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