NKEA Grants to Promote Oleoderivatives and Food & Health Products (EPP* 6) Print

*Entry Point Project, Palm Oil National Key Economic Area 

 

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GRANTS AVAILABLE
 1.  Commercialization Grant for the Development of Oleo-Derivatives (EPP 6)
 2.  Commercialization Grant for the Development of Food and Health-based Products (EPP8) 
 3.  Clinical research on the nutritional benefits of palm oil and its phytonutrients (EPP 8)
 
DESCRIPTION OF GRANT
To encourage production and development of oleo-derivatives, food and health-based products as well as to support the clinical trial research on the nutritional benefits of palm oil and its phytonutrients

 

PRODUCT SCOPE / SCOPE OF ACTIVITY 
a. Oleo derivatives (EPP6): 
 i. Surfactants
ii. Agrochemicals
iii. Bio-lubricants
iv. Bio-polyols
v. Glycerol derivatives
vi. Bio-based chemicals

 

ELIBILITY CRITERIA AND OBLIGATIONS
   
(A) Commercialization Projects:
  Criteria for Large Companies (Beyond SME):
   
  • Products must have at least 40% value addition according to MIDA’s definition

  • Effective Malaysian equity of project delivery company must be at least 51%

     
  Criteria for SME :
   
  • SMEs must be entities registered with SSM or other equivalent bodies, particularly local authorities or district offices in Sabah or Sarawak

  • SMEs are defined as firms with sales turnover not exceeding RM50 mil OR number of full-time employees not exceeding 200

  •  Products must have at least 25% value addition according to MIDA's definition
  • Malaysia equity of at least 60%, not including PR
     
  Obligations:
   
  • Delivery company effective Malaysian equity should remain the same or more for the duration of the agreement, grant disbursement and 7 years after plant commissioning

  • Effective Malaysian equity, GNI and jobs should be reported 7 years after plant commissioning on an annual basis

     
(B) Clinical Research
  Type of study:
   
  • Human clinical trials should address final stages of research i.e. preliminary research on the subject should be already undertaken and established

     
  Researcher:
   
  • The principal investigator and team members should have good track record in research with GCP certification and attached to renowned research institutes

 

 

APPLICATION PROCESS FLOW
   
(A) Commercialization Projects:
  Step 1: Application:
   
  • Please download the form, fill in the details and send it to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

  • Notification will be provided should the project successfully proceed to the next round of evaluation

     
  Step 2: Evaluation Rounds:
   
  • Company will be required to present their case upon notification for a few occasions, documents will also be required upon request

  • 1st Round will be several internal evaluation rounds

  • 2nd Round - Technical Committee chaired by DG of MPOB
  • 3rd Round - Steering Committee chaired by Minister
     
  Step 3: Notification of Application Status 
     
(B) Clinical Research
  Step 1: Application:
   
  • Please download the form, fill in the details and send it to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

  • Notification will be provided should the project successfully proceed to the next round of evaluation
     
  Step 2: Evaluation Rounds:
   
  • 1st Round will be several internal evaluation rounds

  • 2nd Round - Technical Committee chaired by DG of MPOB
  • 3rd Round - Steering Committee chaired by Minister
     
  Step 3: Notification of Application Status

 

downloadPDF Download Important Facts regarding the EPP6 Grant for Large Company
downloadPDF Download Application Form - EPP6 IND
downloadPDF Download Application Form - EPP6 PKS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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