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FRIM gets two more MBR certs

24 June 2020 (Wednesday) – Malaysia Book of Records (MBR) has presented two new MBR certificates for Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) to Director General Datuk Dr Abd Latif Mohmod yesterday. The certificates for the new records, namely the ‘First to Establish Tongkat Ali Hairy Root Culture in the Bioreactor’ and ‘Most Number of Sub-Ethnic Orang Asli Traditional Knowledge (TK) Documented on Medicinal & Aromatic Plants’ were presented by MBR Director of Business, Jwan Heah Yeow Hooi. From left: Norwati, Jwan Heah, Abd Latif and Nor Hasnida during the ‘First to Establish Tongkat Ali Hairy Root Culture in [...]

FRIM gets two more MBR certs2020-06-25T15:02:20+08:00

FRIM DG receives appreciation from MTIB

18 June 2020 (Thursday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Director General (DG) Datuk Dr Abd Latif Mohmod received a special gift in the form of a laser engraved portrait of himself from the Malaysian Timber Industry Board (MTIB) DG Mohd Kheiruddin Mohd Rani as a token of appreciation for his services and contributions. The gift was presented during the MTIB Audit Committee meeting chaired by Abd Latif, this morning. Abd Latif has been a member and the chairman of the committee since 2008. The meeting this morning was his last as he will retire at the end of August. [...]

FRIM DG receives appreciation from MTIB2020-06-24T09:23:47+08:00

FRIM celebrates staff’s achievements online

15 June 2020 (Monday) – Although unable to organise an award ceremony, Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) still demonstrated its appreciation towards staff for their outstanding contributions and achievements in 2019 through emails. The lists of award recipients were unveiled in stages by the FRIM Human Resources Division via email since 21 May. A total of 206 FRIM staff received excellence awards in 15 different categories based not only on their commitment to work, but also on their involvement in social activities, sports and team spirit. Some of the 2019 FRIM Award recipients. Dr Ang Lai Hoe was [...]

FRIM celebrates staff’s achievements online2020-06-17T09:10:11+08:00

FRIM DG: Malaysia’s Reading Icon

15 May 2020 (Friday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Director General (DG) Datuk Dr Abd Latif Mohmod has been chosen as Malaysia’s Reading Icon by Dewan Kosmik for its April 2020 edition, in conjunction with the National Reading Decade campaign. Abd Latif has produced over 300 scientific articles, journals and books for knowledge sharing. Out of the books produced with other FRIM researchers, four had won the 'National Book Awards' in 2019, 2016, 2013 and 2010. Abd Latif Mohmod chosen as the Malaysia Reading Icon by Dewan Kosmik magazine. His many achievements were recognised by many including [...]

FRIM DG: Malaysia’s Reading Icon2020-06-18T09:59:00+08:00

FRIM wins five silver medals at MTE 2020

2 March 2020 (Monday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) won five silver medals at the 19th Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE), and also in conjunction with 'The Malaysia-Croatia Technology Exchange 2020', four of the FRIM innovations contested in the 'Invention & Innovation Awards' category received 'International Award of Merit'. FRIM awards recipients showing their certificates and medals. FRIM staff at the FRIM exhibition booth. FRIM's innovation entries in  the 'Invention & Innovation Awards' category comprised: Active Ingredient SEEL30 with Anti-Ovarian Cancer and Energy Booster Potential led by Dr Nurhanan Murni Yunos; KLL092 Standardised Extract: Development of Antidiabetic [...]

FRIM wins five silver medals at MTE 20202020-05-21T21:07:08+08:00

FRIM receives two more MBR recognitions

27 November 2019 (Wednesday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has received two more Malaysia Book of Records (MBR) certificates, i.e. the 39th and 40th recognitions at MBR Headquarters, Kuala Lumpur this afternoon. The certificates were presented by MBR Marketing Director Jwan Heah to: Dr Mohamad Omar Mohamad Khaidzir (Wood Quality and Engineering Programme) for ‘Oldest Operational Timber Testing Machine’ and Dr Kevin Ng Kit Siong (Genetic Branch) for ‘First Laboratory to Provide Timber Tracking Services Using DNA Approach’. From left: Ng, Abd Latif, Heah and Mohamad Omar during the certificates presentation ceremony. FRIM and MBR staff posing [...]

FRIM receives two more MBR recognitions2019-11-29T16:02:16+08:00

FRIM wins top prizes at Selangor R,D&I Expo

14 October 2019 (Monday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) bagged two major prizes at the Selangor Research, Development and Innovation (R,D&I) Expo on 10–13 October. FRIM’s innovation projects took top prizes of the R&D Competition and Pitching Competition at the expo held in Kuala Lumpur. Farah Fazwa (fifth from right) and her research team with the awards and trophies won. Khairul explaining about the ‘In-situ tester for furniture’ innovation project at the pitching session. The aim of the expo was to promote research among universities and research institutes as well as providing a platform for forming [...]

FRIM wins top prizes at Selangor R,D&I Expo2020-05-15T21:07:38+08:00

FRIM DG receives PJN from Agong

10 September 2019 (Tuesday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Director General (DG) Dato' Dr Abd Latif Mohmod has been conferred the Panglima Jasa Negara (PJN) award which carries the title Datuk in conjunction with the birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, yesterday. Abd Latif was among 42 individuals who received their honorary awards at the ceremony at the Istana Negara. Also present was the FRIM DG’s wife, Datin Halidah Kasmin. Abd Latif (right) and Halidah posing for a photograph at the Istana Negara. Media coverage snapshots of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong spontaneous [...]

FRIM DG receives PJN from Agong2019-12-04T10:30:36+08:00

FRIM wins 4 golds, 1 bronze at Si2TE

15 May 2019 (Wednesday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) won four gold and one bronze medals at the SIRIM Invention, Innovation and Technology Expo (Si2TE) 2019 held on 18 April in Kulim, Kedah. Mastura (far left) receiving the Green Invention Award from Ooi while Mohamad Jamil looks on. Representatives of FRIM winning projects posing with their award certificates and medals. Si2TE, organised by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) and SIRIM in collaboration with the National STEM Centre, was officiated by the Kedah Chinese and Siamese Community Affairs, Science and Technology, Climatic Change and [...]

FRIM wins 4 golds, 1 bronze at Si2TE2020-05-15T21:09:09+08:00

FRIM wins JIPA award, gold and silver medals at ITEX’19

6 May 2019 (Monday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has won the ‘Best Invention in Biotechnology Award’ Japan Intellectual Property Association (JIPA), a gold and a silver medal at the International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition 2019 (ITEX’19) on 5 May in Kuala Lumpur. The JIPA award certificate and medal received. Tnah explaining her innovation project to a jury. ITEX'19, organised by the Malaysian Invention and Design Society (MINDS), was participated by universities, corporate bodies as well as individuals from ASEAN and Asian countries. FRIM innovation project, ‘DNA Barcording System for Malaysian Plant Species Identification and [...]

FRIM wins JIPA award, gold and silver medals at ITEX’192020-05-15T21:09:19+08:00
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