Monthly Archives: May 2018

FRIM wins four golds at ITEX’18

21 May 2018 (Monday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) won four gold medals at the International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition 2018 (ITEX’18) held in Kuala Lumpur earlier this month. From left: Mohd Saifudullah Abd Wahid (bioreactor technology), Mastura, Farah and Dr Nordahlia Abdullah Siam (MyWood-ID) posing with their gold medals and award certificates. The Ciéra team comprising (from left) Mastura, Mohd Ramdan Parman and Dr Saiful Azmi Johari.   The FRIM innovation project teams who participated in ITEX’18 were:   Sustainable production of tongkat ali bioactive compounds from hairy roots culture using bioreactor technology led [...]

FRIM wins four golds at ITEX’18 2018-06-04T10:17:36+00:00

FRIM organises MyWood-ID tech talk

18 May 2018 (Friday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has conducted a MyWood-ID Technology Talk Programme last Tuesday at Villa Fragrans to provide a clearer explanation of the use of the application. Officiated by FRIM Director General (DG) Dato' Dr Abd Latif Mohmod, the programme was attended by 36 representatives from 17 government agencies involved in timber identification skills in their tasks such as the Malaysian Timber Industry Board (MTIB), the Royal Malaysian Customs Department as well as Forestry Department Peninsular Malaysia (FDPM) and other state forestry departments.   From left: Abd Latif delivering his speech and Gan during [...]

FRIM organises MyWood-ID tech talk 2018-05-21T12:07:31+00:00

FRIM, KEJORA to conduct R&D on mengkuang planting

8 May 2018 (Tuesday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Lembaga Kemajuan Johor Tenggara (KEJORA) on 6 May to collaborate in mengkuang planting research in Kg. Tuan Seh agricultural land, Mukim Sedili Besar, Johor. FRIM was represented by Deputy Director General (Operations) Dr Khali Aziz Hamzah at the ceremony whilst KEJORA by General Manager Norazman Othman. The aim of the MOA is to conduct research and development (R&D) cooperation in establishing a mengkuang farm at the village. Khali speaking at the ceremony. Far right: Khali exchanging document with Norazman while [...]

FRIM, KEJORA to conduct R&D on mengkuang planting 2018-05-21T11:55:34+00:00

FRIM excels in innovation contests

4 May 2018 (Friday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM)’s had received several innovation awards at the Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE) and the Exposition on Islamic Innovation (i-Inova) recently. Nik Adlin with the JIPA award certificate. ‘Modular Seating System’ innovative project led by Nik Adlin Nik Mohamed Sukri and Dr Wan Tarmeze Wan Ariffin received the Japan Intellectual Property Association (JIPA) Award for the ‘Best Invention in Design Award’ at the MTE on 24 February. The project was assisted by Tariq Mubarak Husin, Zairul Amin Rabidin and Khairul Masseat. The versatile, portable and space-saving system allows chair and table units [...]

FRIM excels in innovation contests 2018-05-16T09:21:10+00:00

FRIM celebrates DG’s 10th year at the helm

30 April 2018 (Monday) – Forest Research Insitute Malaysia (FRIM) celebrated the 10th year anniversary of Dato’ Dr Abd Latif Mohmod’s appointment as the Director General (DG) and took the Corruption-Free Pledge (IBR) at the FRIM Awards Day ceremony last Thursday. Abd Latif showing his Special FRIM Icon Award while (from left) Human Resource Director Basir Malan Ab. Rahman, Ismail, Azizan and Khali Aziz look on. The event, held at Dewan Alwy in FRIM, Kepong, was officiated by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (NRE) Secretary General, Dato’ Sri Azizan Ahmad, who is also the Chairman of both [...]

FRIM celebrates DG’s 10th year at the helm 2018-05-16T09:21:46+00:00
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