• The group photo of officials, speakers and VIPs Read More +
  • Dato’ Dr. Sharifah Maimunah Syed Zin, Director of ISTIC presenting the Kuala Lumpur Declaration on Women in STI to Minister of Women, Family and Community Development, the Hon. Dato' Sri Rohani Abdul Karim during the closing of 3rd Biennial International Conference on Women in Science, Technology and Innovation: Innovative Solutions by Women in STI for UN Sustainable Development Goal 2016-203015-16 May 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Exchange of MOU between ISTIC and IKCEST and also ISTIC and ICEE Read More +
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Objectives

The Objectives of the Centre shall be:

  1. To provide scientists, technologists and innovators hereinafter called “STI” and STI policy-makers from countries in the South with training, both short and long-term, in specified areas with the aim of improving their capacity in managing STI systems. This would include fellowships, training courses and workshops incorporating both specialized and project-oriented training;
  2. To establish links between academia and industry in order to facilitate information transfer between the public and private sectors, and the development of well-planned and relevant knowledge-based industries in participating countries;
  3. To address both common and specific problems faced by developing countries to set up knowledge-based enterprises in advanced technologies, such as information technology, biotechnology, nanotechnology etc.
  4. To develop networking and collaborative R&D and training programmes at regional and international levels including linking of designated nodal centres in participating countries; and
  5. To facilitate information exchange and dissemination.