MIMOS’ R&D focus has evolved from fundamental discoveries in microelectronics and ICT (1985-2005) to cutting-edge applied frontier technologies (2005-present), in line with the changing models and key trends in global business, lifestyle, health and wellbeing.

Currently, MIMOS R&D activities revolve around disruptive technologies including Big Data Analytics, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence and Data Security, in addition to pursuing advanced electrical and electronics technologies such as semiconductors and microelectronics. This in line with the government’s initiatives to accelerate the development and commercialisation of local technologies towards making Malaysia a high-tech nation.

The centre’s R&D ecosystem offers advanced shared services facilities and related support services that are open to industries, multinational companies, academia, SMEs and startups to facilitate affordable access to new technologies.