When CREST was launched in 2012, 12 Founding Members, 10 being industry leaders, actively provided support by committing R&D projects, funds, expertise and leadership.
In 2014 and 2015, CREST had three new additions to the line-up~
University of Malaya, Flextronics Systems (Penang) Sdn Bhd (formerly known as Bose) and National University of Malaysia (UKM).
In 2016, CREST had two new addition to the line-up~
University of Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and University Putra Malaysia (UPM).
With 17 Founding Members, 11 being industry leaders, CREST continues to receive strong support and commitment from all the stakeholders and partners, to accelerate economic growth for E&E by creating a vibrant R&D ecosystem for the sector.
In 2017, CREST has established Core Member as newly membership class. Core Member is created due to Founder Membership admission has reached its limit. All privileges are similar to those current privileges for Founder Members.