iNNOVATE Tech Show 2022 held at MATRADE Exhibition and Convention Centre (MECC), KL on 19 – 21 October 2022

iNNOVATE Tech Show, was produced by Best Events Productions Sdn Bhd and the Malaysian Research Accelerator for Technology & Innovation (MRANTI), with support from Malaysia Japan – Economic Association (MAJECA). It was held at MATRADE Exhibition & Convention Centre (MECC) Kuala Lumpur from 19 – 21 October 2022. The third installation of the Global Drone Conference and the second edition of Global Future Mobility Show were also co-located within the iNNOVATE Tech Show.

The iNNOVATE Tech Show, themed “Innovation and Technologies for a Better Future” gathered thought leaders and experts to meet and to share knowledge on innovation and to avail to collaborative opportunities. This show served as a platform for companies in Asia to discover game-changing innovations to achieve business goals and eventually making Malaysia into a high-tech and high-income nation.


Day 1 Highlights

  • Opening Ceremony

The Opening Ceremony of the iNNOVATE Tech Show was graced by Dr. Nor Azlina binti Ariffin, Undersecretary, Transfer of Technology and R&D Commercialization Division, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) on behalf of YBhg Datuk Ts. Dr. Haji Aminuddin bin Hassim, Secretary General, MOSTI together with H.E. Diego Velasco, Ambassador of Chile to Malaysia. Ms Hanniz Lam, Managing Partner, Best Events Productions Sdn Bhd gave the welcome remarks.

YBhg Dato’ Taib Abdul Hamid, Vice-President of MAJECA attended the Opening Ceremony.

Day 1 Photo Gallery

YBhg Dato’ Taib Abdul Hamid, Vice-President, MAJECA visited the MAJECA booth.


Day 2 Highlights

  • Business-to-Business (B2B) Meet Up Session

A B2B Meet Up Session was organised by Malaysia – Japan Economic Association (MAJECA) and the Malaysia South-South Association (MASSA).

From left to right:
Mr Wong Kok Wai, Vice-President, United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd; Mr Samuel Loh, Programme Executive; Mr Pranab Kumar Ghosh, First Secretary (Commercial), High Commission for The People’s Republic of Bangladesh; Ms Ng Su Fun, Executive Secretary; Mr Mah Chun Wai, Director, Investor Relations – Asia & Oceania, InvestKL; Mr Chong Soon Yong, President, MyAIRA; Mr Nurshazani Mustafha, Embassy of Argentina; Mr Jorge Oscar Abate, Counsellor, Embassy of Argentina; Ms Rucia Shali, Second Secretary-Politics, High Commission of the Republic of Namibia; Mr Auni bin Alias, Head, Investor Promotion & Relation, Cyberview; YBhg Dato’ Haji Najmuddin Sharif bin Sarimon, Chief Executive Officer, Invest Negeri Sembilan


Day 3 Highlights

  •  Visit by YBhg Tan Sri Azman Hashim, President of MAJECA

YBhg Tan Sri Azman Hashim, President of MAJECA visited the iNNOVATE Tech Show. He was accompanied by YBhg Dato’ Taib Abdul Hamid, Vice-President; and Mr Yeonhang Chuah, Hon. Treasurer.

From left to right:
YBhg Dato’ Taib Abdul Hamid, Vice-President, Ms Ng Su Fun, Executive Secretary, YBhg Tan Sri Azman Hashim, President, Mr Yeonhang Chuah, Hon. Treasurer and Mr Iqbal Abdullah, CEO / Founder, Laloka Labs (member of MAJECA).

They also visited the booth of Laloka Labs, a member of MAJECA.


  • C-Level Round Table Discussion on the Industrial Use of AI & Robotics

A C-Level Round Table Discussion was co-hosted by InvestKL, Malaysia-Japan Economic Association (MAJECA) and Malaysia South-South Association (MASSA).

This Round table Discussion discussed case studies on how AI & Robotics can help to reach sustainable development goals across industries. It focused on reasons for stepping up international cooperation, the issues and policy domains that appears most ready for enhanced collaboration and the instruments and forums that could be leveraged to achieve meaningful results in advancing international AI and Robotics standards, regulatory cooperation, and joint R&B projects to tackle global challenges.

YBhg Tan Sri Azman Hashim, President of MAJECA delivered the welcome remarks. A panel of experts from across the globe whose companies are based in Malaysia shared their experience, expertise and insights.

The first session of the Round Table, titled “The AI and IoT Market in Japan: Spearheading Industry Innovation” was moderated by Mr Masaki Ishibashi (left-most), Co-Founder, Toybox Creations & Technology Sdn Bhd.

The panel comprised the following (from 2nd left to right): Mr Tozaki Toshio, Managing Director, Transcosmos Malaysia, Dr Darius Ngo, Business Innovation Unit Head and Mr Keiichi Sato, Robot Technical Center Manager, Mitsubishi Electric Sales Malaysia Sdn Bhd.

The second session of the Round Table, titled “Embracing Robotics Technology can help SMEs increase productivity in Malaysia” was moderated by Mr Melvin Ong (left-most), Founder and CEO, Karuna (Sarawak) Enterprise Sdn Bhd.

The panel comprised the following (from 2nd left to right): Mr Jiin Joo Ong, CTO, Garuda Robotics, Mr Laurent Maillefer, Robotics Discrete Automation Business Head, ABB and Mr Jean-Bernard Boura, CEO, Pen Aviation.


  • iNNOVATE Tech Show 2022 Closing Ceremony

The Closing Ceremony of the iNNOVATE Tech Show also featured the signing of several MoUs and was witnessed by Duli Yang Teramat Mulia Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Ibni Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Jamalullail.

The MoUs signed include the following:

The Closing Ceremony of the iNNOVATE Tech Show was graced by Duli Yang Teramat Mulia Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Ibni Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Jamalullail


For full reading of the post-event Press Release, please find enclosed the Press Articles at the following link:

1. https://bestevents-asia.com/media/ 2. https://www.globaldroneconference.com/media/

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