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TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in Malaysia 2019 Award Recipients!

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Leave a Nest Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. is excited to announce the results of its fifth TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in Malaysia 2019 which was held on 20th July 2019 at Dewan Mahkota, SME Corp., Platinum Sentral, Kuala Lumpur. 

The event was opened by a Special Keynote Speech from Dr. Nur Zulaikha Yusof from SecuraLips LLP, the Winner of Mitsui Chemical Singapore R&D Pte. Ltd. and MTDC Award from TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in Malaysia 2018. She congratulated the finalists and shared her experience and journey with TECH PLANTER program. She also gave a rousing speech with encouragement words to the finalists. SecuraLips LLP current product is on halal and antiseptic colourant derived from bacterial pigment.

During TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in Malaysia 2019, Panel of Judges were enthralled by the strong passion and novelty of ideas presented by 12 finalists who are from local startups and university researchers in their attempt to use the power of science and technology to solve global challenges. Due to the promising technology and solutions showcased the finalists, several new awards were added in by the corporate judges with the intention to provide necessary support for the team to launch and accelerate further.

Here’s the full list of TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in Malaysia 2019 Award Recipients:

Grand Winner
Award Content: 300,000 JPY cash prize, round trip air tickets to Singapore and accommodation for 2 team members, and right to participate in TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in SINGAPORE 2019 on 3rd August 2019.
Team Name: Electrochemical Material and Sensor Group (EMaS), UiTM
Theme: Clinical Usage of DNA-Nanowires on Gold Electrode as Breast Cancer (BRCA) Screening Device
Judge’s comment: “They have some critical touch points.”, “Trying to solve global problem to detect breast cancer at a very early stage. A unique and novel innovation.”

Mitsui Chemical Singapore R&D Pte. Ltd. Award
Award Content: 2,500 SGD cash prize
Team Name: Paverlog (UiTM)
Theme: Transforming Waste Material to High Value Product
Judge’s comment: “The theme matches with our corporate direction which is to do something about plastic waste.”

Delightex Award
Award Content: 2,500 SGD cash prize
Team Name: Abmanan Biomedical Sdn. Bhd.
Theme: Haruan Cream is a Future Alternative Medicine for Eczema
Judge’s comment: “Delightex (delight explorers) explore all over Southeast Asia to look for things, people, and cultures that can make a delightful moment. What you’re doing is giving delight to people.”


Special Award
Metabologenomics Inc.
Award Content: 100,000 JPY cash prize and invitation to attend Food-Tech Venture Conference in Singapore to be held on 29th August 2019.
Team Name: A&M Food (UPM)
Theme: VeggieFruit Noodle
Judge’s comment: “Delicious samples!”, “ I believe the technology can be helpful for children all around the world.”, “ Product is nice for our guts. Please send more samples to Japan!”

Special Award
Kobashi
Award Content: Round trip air tickets and accommodation to Japan to attend DEEP TECH Grand Prix Japan 2019
Team Name: Eco-Tech (IIUM)
Theme: Sustainable Lightweight Composite Materials
Judge’s comment: “Passionate and crazy presentation! Moved my heart.”, “I like the idea to utilize rice husks. Paddy field is our field and it is our vision to upgrade the earth.”

Special Award
Leave a Nest Singapore
Award Content: Round trip air tickets to Thailand to attend TECH VENTURE MeetUp in Thailand 2019
Team Name: Synbion Sdn. Bhd. (UMP)
Theme: E-Anfun: Electronic Nose (E-Nose) sensor technology
Judge’s comment: “While I was working as a field researcher in Thailand, the main problem was poachers cutting down agarwood. This technology can solve some of the problems there.”, “Hope to share this technology with people on the island as well and to change the world together!”

Special Award
Collaborative Research in Engineering, Science & Technology (CREST)
Award Content: Prototyping Development Fund
Team Name: Electrochemical Material and Sensor Group (EMaS), UiTM
Theme: Clinical Usage of DNA-Nanowires on Gold Electrode as Breast Cancer (BRCA) Screening Device
Judge’s comment: “CREST will work together with other parties from MTDC, Malaysian Bioeconomy and SME Corp in terms of support to get this product closer to market and make Malaysia proud.”

Congratulations to all the winners! 

We look forward to the contribution of the winners as well as the finalists in solving world issues. The next TECH PLANTER event will be held in Singapore on 3rd August 2019

Ota City Super Factory Prototyping Program
Application deadline is on 5th August 2019.
Click here to register!

Next Event in Malaysia
Join us in the exciting TECH VENTURE MeetUp in Malaysia 2019 on 12th October 2019.
Click here to register.

Link to TECH PLANTER in Malaysia 2019 previous announcement :
Judges for TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in Malaysia 2019
Finalists of TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in Malaysia 2019
Partners for TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in Malaysia 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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