On 21 Nov, MIMOS co-hosted Day 2 and concluding session of the Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting of the Global Research Council. The programme included a tour of the Big Data Analytics Digital Government Lab, with a presentation by MIMOS Chief Technology Officer Thillai Raj Ramanathan; and tour of the Big Data IoT Technology Accelerator (BITX) Lab.
Delegates also had the opportunity to listen to presentations by eight Malaysian research institutions and premier Higher Institutes Centre of Excellence (HICOEs), who presented some of their interesting work and scientific breakthroughs.
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