a. Applicants (project leaders) must consist of Government Agencies, Government Linked Companies (GLCs), Limited Liability Companies (CLG), Statutory Bodies and Public Universities only.
b. Applicants can implement the project on their own (without Collaborators) or collaborate with any appropriate entity (with Collaborators) as follows:
- Relevant Government Departments / Agencies (federal / state / district);
- Government-registered organizations / associations (examples: Cooperatives, NGOs);
- Government Related Companies (examples: GLC, CLG) or private companies.
c. Only Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) projects are allowed. The project needs to have innovative elements that lead to the application of innovative local R&D technology that has been developed and existing.
d. The project carried out should be in accordance with the existing resources in addition to taking into account the suitability of location, infrastructure, terrain and others.
e. Direct recipients of benefits should consist of a community with priority to the B40 group (urban and rural poor). The number of beneficiaries for each project applied for must not be less than 100 people.
f. The project must be implemented in Malaysia.