French-Malaysian Innovation Challenge 2017 Launch

PlaTCOM Ventures and Bpifrance, with the support of Agensi Inovasi Malaysia, SME Corporation Malaysia, the French Embassy in Malaysia and Business France Malaysia, are committed to fostering a public-private innovation ecosystem between France and Malaysia for the mutual benefits of both countries.

Through the Malaysian-French Innovation Challenge 2017 (FMIC 2017), PlaTCOM Ventures and Bpifrance are running a call for technological and collaborative joint development projects between Malaysian and French businesses. The objective of this call is to promote and support collaborative projects between Malaysian and French businesses with a focus on innovative products, processes and services in all sectors. Project durations can be up to 24 months.

This initiative aims to support collaborative projects between innovative French and Malaysian SMEs, including start-ups.

This goal of this joint call is as follows: 

  • To coordinate collaborative projects by companies from France and Malaysia on developing innovative processes, products or services; 
  • To catalyse further joint development projects between French companies and Malaysian SMEs
  • To promote and facilitate sharing of knowledge and Intellectual Property amongst a fresh and diverse range of French and Malaysian commercial entities; 
  • To build on the strength of each country’s public-private innovation ecosystem, as well as generate more value for SMEs; and    
  • Bring innovation close to market 
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