MaGIC discovers and empowers technology businesses and social innovators through creativity, innovation, and technology adoption, while also developing Malaysia's lively and sustainable entrepreneurial environment. Since its inception in 2014, MaGIC has provided its community of start-ups, investors, and ecosystem players with capacity-building programs, market and funding opportunities, and regulatory assistance, affecting over 100,000 aspiring and seasoned entrepreneurs and generating RM1.9 billion in total value creation.
Biji-biji is an impact-driven company established in 2013 with the goal of inspiring and empowering people to live more sustainably. The Environmental NGO Accelerator Programme seeks to construct, scale, and accelerate a network of highly effective, powerful, and synergistic environmental NGOs that will act as a catalyst for transformative environmental change. This program is designed for non-governmental organizations (NGOs) with a project presence in Perak to help them improve their skill sets and organizational capacity.
Empowering innovation through strategic grants, igniting the trajectory of our company towards a future.
On July 1, 2015, Yayasan Hasanah (Hasanah) was established as an independent grant-making foundation with the goal of having a stronger impact that supports Khazanah's efforts to advance Malaysia. Hasanah focuses on Malaysia's significant community, social, and environmental challenges. Yayasan Hasanah (Hasanah), a foundation under Khazanah Nasional Bhd (Khazanah) that will be used to help organizations expand and grow as they carry out their particular social and environmental missions in the areas they serve.
Through Cradle Investment Programme (CIP), Cradle's objective is to develop an ecosystem that fosters a robust and inventive business-building environment for technology entrepreneurs and innovators. Cradle, which was founded in 2003 with the mission of investing in high-calibre technology, has sponsored over 1000 Malaysian technology-based firms across several sectors and has the greatest commercialization rate among Malaysian funding organizations. Cradle's program offerings encompass more than just monetary assistance as they also provide commercialization assistance and a variety of other value-added services to help businesses expand faster.
In keeping with the National Entrepreneurship Policy (DKN 2030), the Programme for Enhancement of Strategic Industry and High Growth Enterprise (PRESTIGE) intends to establish high-growth SMEs in strategic industries such as Medical Devices, Biotechnology, Aerospace, Rail etc. PRESTIGE strives to generate home-grown champions through a targeted approach that includes developing the capability and capacity of participating companies, providing market knowledge, and improving market access.
Through our innovative university partnership, we aim to forge a path towards a brighter future, where cutting-edge research, boundless creativity, and transformative ideas converge to shape a world that knows no limits.
The use of black soldier fly larvae (BSFL) in livestock farming and aquaculture as an alternative protein source sheds light on sustainable development of agriculture. The scientific note aims to address the recent progress and the challenges specifically in the research of BSFL rearing using locally available organic waste as feedstock. It has been found that the pre-treatment of feedstock with blending and fermentation methods increases nutrient content and palatability. Studies examining the bioconversion of feedstock, growth performance and protein production of BSFL are highlighted.
On 3 January 2023, Xiamen University Malaysia (XMUM) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with BioLoop Sdn Bhd with the goal of maximizing the yield and quality of black soldier fly larvae (BSFL) fractions. This collaborative study seeks to investigate the production and quality of BSFL oil and defatted meals in order to maximize BSFL utilization while addressing global food and feed stress as well as waste management issues.