CREST Targeted R&D Grant Cycle 1/2018 Opens

Announcement of the opening of the CREST Targeted R&D Grant Cycle 1/2018


CREST is pleased to announce the opening of the application for CREST Targeted R&D Grant Cycle 1/2018 to researchers from the institutions of higher learning and the industries. The Targeted R&D Grant offers attractive intellectual property arrangement between CREST and the researchers. 

The objective of the CREST Targeted R&D Grant is to promote targeted research in key clusters identified in the table below. 


The Targeted R&D projects will drive new technology development and innovation (products, solutions) for intended market verticals. These will be shaped by the Technology & Market trends Input from industry and academia partners.  


download key cluster description

download CREST R&D Project Application Form

download Targeted Research Grant Agreement Template


Submit your application and supporting documents in both hardcopy and softcopy before 28th February 2018 to the addresses below.


Collaborative Research in Engineering, Science & Technology (CREST)
sains@usm, Block C, Ground Floor, No. 10 Persiaran Bukit Jambul,
11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang, MALAYSIA or