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Announcement of Judges for TECH PLANTER in Malaysia 2019


On this upcoming 20th July 2019, Leave a Nest will be conducting TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in Malaysia for the fifth year!

TECH PLANTER in MALAYSIA is a seed acceleration program specifically designed for early stage deep-tech startups & pre-startup researchers who are passionate about business.

TECH PLANTER program focuses on innovative real technology such as biotech, agritech, robotics, IoT, energy, medical, raw materials and others which can solve wicked problems faced by local communities and this ecosystem support startups prototyping needs by providing seed funding and access to the famous Japanese Super Factory.

12 finalists from various fields, backgrounds and institutions will pitch their ideas and innovations to Japanese corporations, Malaysian government agencies and companies from Malaysia and Japan.

We are honoured to announce the judges for TECH PLANTER Demo Day in Malaysia 2019:

Dr. Yukihiro Maru
Founder and CEO, Leave a Nest Group

Mr. Sophian Abdul Rahman
CEO and Co-Founder Delightex Pte. Ltd.

Mr. Masahito Yano
Project Manager of New Business Development Division,
Mitsui Chemicals Singapore R&D Centre, Pte. Ltd.

Mr. Kazuhiro Obara
Official Columnist, Forbes Japan

Dr. Tatsuhiro Nomaguchi
Researcher and Global Business Department, Metabologenomics, Inc.

Mr. Shojiro Kobashi
President and CEO, Kobashi Industries Co., Ltd.

Mr. Noor Azmi Mat Said
Chief Executive Officer, SME Corporation Malaysia

Dr. Mohd Nor Azmi Bin Alias
Senior Vice President, Collaborative Research in Engineering, Science & Technology (CReST) 

Mr. Imran Ariff Ibrahim
Vice President, CEO’s Office, Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC)

Dr. Harcharan Singh
Senior Vice President,  Business Division, Malaysian Bioeconomy Development Corporation

Details of TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in Malaysia 2019 is as follows:

  • Date: 20th July 2019 (Saturday)
  • Time: 11:00-18:00 (Registration: 11:00; Opening Ceremony: 11:30)
  • Location: Dewan Mahkota, Level 5, SME Corp., Platinum Sentral, Kuala Lumpur
  • Contents: Presentation, judges review, lightning pitch, networking with finalists
  • Website: https://en.techplanter.com/events/tech-planter-malaysia/

Looking forward to seeing you at the TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in MALAYSIA 2019!

Our finalists for TECH PLANTER Demo Day in Malaysia 2019: https://en.lne.st/2019/06/28/12-finalists-tpmy2019/

For any enquiries about TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in MALAYSIA 2019, please contact:

Ms. Idarahayu
Email: [email protected]
Tel: +6018-2233 230


Dr. Syazwani
Email: [email protected]
Tel: +6018-2233 230


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