PIPOC 2007  
       
  LANGKAWI INTERNATIONAL DIALOGUE  
       
  IKIM :THE ROLE OF ISLAMIC  
       
  KL OIC HEALTH  
       
  PERAK ROYAL EVENT  
       
  DEVELOPING 8 (D8) MINISTERS MEETING ON FOOD SECURITY  

 
 
 

November 23, 2019 -Saturday

 
 
  MOU SIGNING CEREMONY BETWEEN MTDC AND THE CENTRE OF APPLIED DATA SCIENCE (CADS)

Friday 08/11/2019

Malaysian Technology Development Corporation would like to invite you to MoU Signing Ceremony between MTDC and The Centre of Applied Data Science (CADS) which will be held as follows:

Day/Date: Thursday 14 November 2019

Time: 9.30 am - 11.30 am

Venue: Rashid Theatrette, UPM-MTDC Technology Centre, Serdang


Program

9.30 am : Arrival of Guests

10.00 am : Welcome Speech by YBhg. Dato' Norhalim bin Yunus,
Chief Executive Officer, Malaysian Technology Development Corporation

10.20 am : Opening Speech by Ms. Sharala Axryd
CEO & Founder, The Centre of Applied Data Science (CADS)

10.40 am : MoU Signing & Exchange Ceremony

10.50 am : The Launch of MTDC-CADS Data Science Academy and The MOE-MTDC Data Science Programme

11.30 am : Press Conference

Refreshment

End of Program

About

The MoU signifies the collaboration and cooperation in the areas of capacity-building, training and such other specific activities as agreed between MTDC and CADS. MTDC through its MTDC Academy (TENTRA) and CADS will also partner in promoting education, professional training and module development in the related Data Science, Analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) skills and specialisations.

The launching of MTDC-CADS Data Science Academy and The MOE-MTDC Data Science Programme will also be held during the event. The programmes aims to elevate the recognition of MTDC Academy (TENTRA) and The Center of Applied Data Science (CADS) as capacity building platforms to nurture graduates and individuals who are keen to pursue Data Science, Analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) related jobs.

About MTDC

MTDC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Khazanah Nasional Berhad and has been the key player in commercialisation and management of government funding since the 7th Malaysia Plan.

The company was set-up in 1992 to promote the adoption of technologies by local companies via commercialisation of local R&D or acquisition of foreign technologies. Since then, MTDC has been a key player in commercialisation and management of Government funds. Currently, MTDC manages five funds, specifically the Commercialisation of R&D Fund (CRDF), Technology Acquisition Fund (TAF), Halal Fund, Business Start-Up Fund (BSF) and Business Growth Fund (BGF).

Besides fund management, MTDC also provides an integrated support services for technopreneurs which includes advisory services such as mentoring, soft-landing, branding, fund raising, international collaboration and networking. MTDC’s commercialisation ecosystem has provided funding and assistance to over 500 technology-based companies that are involved in a wide range of activities ranging from the agricultural sector to ICT.

In the 9th Malaysia Plan (9MP) and 10th Malaysia Plan (10MP) alone, companies that were recipients of MTDC’s Commercialisation of Research and Development Fund (CRDF) and Technology Acquisition Fund (TAF) generated a total of RM1.974 billion in sales and contributed towards the creation of 5,261 new jobs and a total of 465 Intellectual Property Rights were filed.

About The Center of Applied Data Science (CADS)

Established in October 2015, The Center of Applied Data Science was set up to respond to the critical need for real world qualified data scientists and data professionals in the face of digital disruption. Its aim is to nurture a new generation of Data Professionals who can meet and exceed the needs of today's data disrupted world through an accelerated and rigorous program of best-of-class mentorship that will solve real business challenges within organizations, as well as real-world situations outside. The Center of Applied Data Science partnered with The Data Incubator, New York, US to bring ASEAN's first Data Science accelerator program to transform the brightest science and engineering talents in South East Asia into qualified, top-notch quality data scientists. Further information about The Center of Applied Data Science is available at http://www.thecads.com/

You are cordially invited to send a reporter and photographer/cameraman to cover the MOU Signing Ceremony.

SOURCE : Malaysian Technology Development Corporation Sdn. Bhd

FOR MORE INFORMATION & RSVP, PLEASE CONTACT:
Name: Alvirah Mohd Natt
Vice President, Corporate Communications Department
Tel: 017 212 2802
Email: alvirah@mtdc.com.my

Name: Sharus Shavek Sharudin
Senior Associate, Corporate Communications Department
Tel: 012 358 4181
Email: sharusshavek@mtdc.com.my

-BERNAMA

 
 
 

Copyright © 2019 MREM . All rights reserved.