This division is responsible for managing the Research and Development funds related to the priority areas set by MOSTI.

  • Vision – To make MOSTI’s Research, Development, Commercialization and Innovation (R&D&C&I) Fund a leading funding scheme.
  • Mission – To manage a demand driven R&D&C&I MOSTI fund that lead to commercialization of R&D&C&I products and enable problem solving for the benefit at people.


  1. To manage MOSTI’s R&D&C&I fund optimally with the emphasis on impact on the socio-economic improvement and well-being of the people;
  2. To encourage demand driven R&D&C&I activities that can be commercialized; and
  3. To provide advice and support to promote R&D&C&I activities for socio-economic development of the country;

Client Charter

  1. To Process And Inform The Result Of Fund Application Within 45 Days From The Receipt Of A Completed Application;
  2. To Finalise Agreement With The Fund Recipient Within 30 Days From The Receipt Of Letter Of Acceptance And Detailed Milestone Agreed By Fund Division; Milestone Yang Dipersetujui Oleh Bahagian Dana;
  3. Advance payment instructions to the Finance Division within 7 days after receipt of completed payment documents;
  4. To Issue Instructions For Project Progress Payment To Finance Division Within 7 Days From The Date Of Related Committee Meeting Results Received And Subjected To The Receipt Of Completed Documents.