As Malaysia seeks to position itself as an innovation-driven economy, the Government has come forward to provide a variety of funding options, including grants, capacity-building and commercialisation projects. The mobilisation of resources is critical to drive growth and productivity while generating wealth from home-grown innovations.

Ready to take your idea forward and make them a reality? These are some of the sources of funding available from the Malaysian government other than the ones available through YIM.

Name of Fund Ministry Agency Phase
Bioeconomy Transformation Programme (BTP) Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment & Climate Change (MESTECC) Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation (MBC) Commercialisation
Biotechnology Commercialisation Fund (BCF)
Business Growth Fund (BGF) Malaysian Technology Development Corporation Sdn Bhd (MTDC)
Business Start-Up Fund (BSF)
Commercialisation of Research & Development Fund (CRDF)
Pre-Commercialisation Fund (InnoFund) Bahagian Perancangan MESTECC Pre-Commercialisation
Pre-Commercialisation Fund (TechnoFund)
Science Fund Applied R&D
Cradle Investment Program Catalyst (CIP 500) – Seed Ministry of Finance (MOF) Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd (Cradle) Commercialisation
Cradle Investment Program Catalyst (CIP Catalyst) – Pre-Seed Pre-Commercialisation
Cradle Seed Venture Fund 1 (CF1)
Creative Industry Development Fund (CIDF-SKMM) Ministry of Communications and Multimedia (KKMM) Suruhanjaya CommunicAsia dan Multimedia Malaysia (SKMM) Applied R&D
Product Development & Commercialisation (PCF) Multimedia Development Corporation Sdn Bhd (MDeC) Pre-Commercialisation
Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS) Ministry of Education (MOE) Bahagian Perancangan MOE Basic Research
Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
Long Term Research Grant Scheme (LRGS)
Prototype Development Grant Scheme (PRGS) Applied R&D
Ministry of Health (MOH) Research Grant Ministry of Health (MOH) Bahagian Perancangan dan Pembangunan MOH Applied R&D