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FRIM VIC, Research Gallery closed for Raya

13 June 2018 (Wednesday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Research Gallery and Visitor Information Centre (VIC) will be closed on 14-20 June 2018, in conjunction with the Hari Raya Aidilfitri. From left: FRIM Research Gallery and VIC. The FRIM jogging tracks, picnic area and Kepong Botanic Gardens will remain open for visitors. The campus is open from 5.30am to 7.30pm, with the last entry at 6.30pm. We apologise for any inconvenience. For any enquiry, kindly email to frim_enquiry@frim.gov.my.

FRIM VIC, Research Gallery closed for Raya 2018-06-12T14:41:32+00:00

FRIM to assist herbal industry in enhancing product quality

5 June 2018 (Tuesday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) is ready to work with any party in enhancing the quality of herbal product, competitiveness as well as the ability to penetrate local and international markets. FRIM has been recognised as a Centre of Excellence in Natural Products by Malaysian Bioeconomy Development Corporation (Bioeconomy Corporation), an agency for the Malaysia bio-based industry development, under the purview of Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovation (MOSTI). Four FRIM laboratories have obtained the BioNexus Partners (BNP) status from Bioeconomy Corporation. FRIM Phytochemistry (FK) Laboratory was accorded the status in October 2009, followed by theHerbal [...]

FRIM to assist herbal industry in enhancing product quality 2018-06-12T11:45:53+00:00

Xylarium FRIM – biggest, oldest wood library in M’sia

31 May 2018 (Thursday) - Xylarium Kepong (KEPw) at Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), which was established in 1918 with a collection of 10,201 wood specimens, has been recognised by Malaysia Book of Records (MBR) in 2012 as being the largest and oldest wood collection in the country. Just like a library for books and a herbarium for a collection of plant specimens, xylarium is a collection centre for wood specimens. These certified wood collections (which are authenticated samples) are suitable for research . The oldest wood specimens at KEPw were 113-118 years’ old. Since its inception in 1918, KEPw plays [...]

Xylarium FRIM – biggest, oldest wood library in M’sia 2018-06-06T12:57:20+00:00

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

FRIM celebrates Earth Day

23 April 2018 (Monday) - Nearly 100 volunteers comprising Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) staff and students from Universiti Kuala Lumpur British Malaysian Institute (UniKL BMI) gathered at FRIM yesterday for the FRIM Earth Day celebration. UniKL BMI students lining up for registration. In line with this year's theme, "End Plastic Pollution", FRIM also relaunched its 'Say No to Plastics and Polystyrene' campaign. The official ceremony, held at Dataran FRIM, was officiated by Deputy Director General (Operations) Dr Khali Aziz Hamzah who reminded everyone of the importance of doing their part daily in contributing towards this effort. Far [...]

FRIM celebrates Earth Day 2018-05-17T15:40:24+00:00

FRIM organises first biodiversity talk on mammal conservation

17 April 2018 (Tuesday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) had organised a Biodiversity Talk, themed “Conservation of Mammals in Malaysia” yesterday at FRIM Auditorium. Two well-known fauna experts Dr Lim Boo Liat and Prof. Dato’ Dr Tajuddin Abdullah presented the Khali Aziz launching the seminar. topics, ‘My research experience from 1947 to date’ and ‘Biodiversity, biogeography and evolution’ respectively. Lim (left) and Tajuddin delivering their presentations respectively. Lim, a former zoologist for the Institute for Medical Research (IMR), is regarded as a pioneer in the field of zoology in Malaysia. He has dedicated his professional life [...]

FRIM organises first biodiversity talk on mammal conservation 2018-05-16T10:01:54+00:00
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