Fund ProviderMalaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC)
To facilitate eligible Malaysian companies in the acquisition of foreign
technologies for immediate incorporation into the company’s
manufacturing activity. TAF’s partial grant enables companies to avoid
expensive and often risky technology development stages. The
acquisition of technology could be in the form of acquiring know-how /
Intellectual Property (IP) exploitation / rights / blueprints via one of the
following methods:
• Licensing of technology
• Outright purchase of technology
• Company incorporated under the Companies Act 1965.
• The company must be at least 51% Malaysian-owned.
• The company is an SME as defined by the National SME
Development Council.
• The proposed technology to be commercialised must be from one of
the Priority Technology Clusters identified by MOSTI.
• The technology to be acquired must be a registered IP (Patent /
Copyright / Industrial Design) with proven and significant sales volume
in the country of origin.
• The technology provider must not hold any equity in the applicant’s
Stage Of Business
Quantum/Margin of Financing
TAF provides funding in the form of partial grants with a maximum of RM4
million for:
• Licensing of technology: RM2.8 million or 70% of the eligible
expenses (whichever is lower)
• Purchase of equipment from technology provider: RM1.2 million or
50% of the eligible expenses (whichever is lower)
Project Duration
4 years (2 years implementation and 2 years payback monitoring)
Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC)
Level 9 Menara Yayasan Tun Razak, 
Jalan Bukit Bintang, 
55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Telephone : +6 03 2172-6000
Fax :  +6 03 2163-7541 Email :