CRDF 3

CRDF 3 is divided into 2 categories for the respective sectors as shown below:-

1. CRDF 3(a) is a grant for the commercialisation of any local R&D by SME; and

2. CRDF 3(b) is a grant for the commercialisation of public sector R&D by a non-SME.

Note:

a) ‘SME' is defined as company with less thanRM25 million annual turnover or  having less than150 employee;

b) ‘Large company' is defined as company with more than RM25 million annual turnover and engaging more than 150 employee;

c) Public Listed's associated companies will be categorised in accordance to the structure of its shareholders; and

d) State agency's associated companies will be categorised in accordance to the structure of its shareholders.

 

Basic Eligibility Criteria for CRDF 3(a)

  • The company is incorporated under the Companies Act 1965;
  • The company must be at least 51% owned by Malaysian;
  • The company has less than RM25 million annual turnover or  having less than150 employee;
  • The proposed technology to be commercialised must be from one of the Priority Technology Clusters identified by MOSTI excluding ICT;
  • The R&D must have been completed successfully and commercial-ready prototype is available; and
  • The proposed project must be tangible in nature.


 
Basic Eligibility Criteria for CRDF 3(b)

 

  • The company is incorporated under the Companies Act 1965;
  • The company must be at least 51% owned by Malaysian;
  • The company has more than RM25 million annual turnover and  having more than150 employee;
  • The proposed technology to be commercialised must be from one of the Priority Technology Clusters identified by MOSTI excluding ICT;
  • The R&D must have been completed successfully and commercial-ready prototype is available; and
  • The proposed project must be tangible in nature.

 
Funding Quantum (Partial Grant)

  1. CRDF 3(a) provides funding in the form of partial grants with a maximum of RM4,000,000 or 70% of the eligible expenses (whichever is lower); and
  2. CRDF 3(b) provides funding in the form of partial grants with a maximum of RM4,000,000 or 50% of the eligible expenses (whichever is lower)


Eligible expenses

a)  Equipments

  • Cost of the purchase of equipments for Quality Control and Production


b)  Technology

  • Cost of technology/ consultation/ training


c) Advertisement and promotion

  • Cost of advertisement and promotion


d) Services

  • Cost of IP registration and protection
  • Cost of product testing and standards
  • Cost of registration of certification

 
Project duration

  • 2 years (Implementation and Monitoring)

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