Kindly be informed that InvestPenang team continues to work from home and is reachable via emails. Please refer to our respective emails at https://investpenang.gov.my/about-invest-penang/.
Should you need to meet up , we are conducting our meetings virtually. You may connect with us for further arrangements.

WHAT’S HAPPENING

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#Penang50 – 50 Years of Excellence and Beyond – InvestPenang’s Meeting with the US ambassador to Malaysia

Penang, August 8,2022 – InvestPenang had a meeting with the US ambassador to Malaysia, H.E. Brian D. McFeeters and representatives from the US Embassy in Penang yesterday. The meeting was mainly surrounding on the topics […]

#Penang50 – 50 Years of Excellence and Beyond – Thanking the local authorities!

Penang, August 2,2022 – InvestPenang hosted an Appreciation Lunch for Government Departments, Agencies and Local Authorities today to thank them for their support to the industry. The agencies include Perbadanan Pembangunan Pulau Pinang (PDC), Majlis […]

[Press Release] Promising growth in GBS sets the stage to propel Penang’s digital economy sector

According to GBS Malaysia Strategy Report 2022-2027, GBS industry in Malaysia is expected to grow at a 5-year CAGR of 6.2% to US$6.7 billion by 2025, placing Penang on the right track to deepen its […]

InvestPenang’s Inputs for Budget 2023: Targeted Workforce Initiatives for Sustainable Impacts

Last year (2021), Penang has recorded stellar performance in the approved manufacturing investments, with a record-breaking figure of RM76.2 billion. In the first quarter of this year (2022), Penang clocked in RM6.3 billion of approved […]

[Press Release] Ground-breaking Ceremony for DHL New HUB, Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang

Penang, July 21, 2022  – By the grace of Yang Di-Pertua Negeri, Tuan Yang Terutama, Tun Dato’ Seri Utama Ahmad Fuzi Bin Haji Abdul Razak, State EXCO of Pulau Pinang, YB Dato’ Haji Abdul Halim […]

MentorConnect 2022 Draws 130 mentees

Penang, July 5th, 2022 – A TOTAL of 130 mentees will take part in the Dell Technologies Malaysia’s MentorConnect, an inter-company networking programme, this year. These mentees, who are staff members from 16 participating companies, […]

Attracting Investment into Penang

Despite the pandemic, Penang achieved good investment. In 2021, its approved manufacturing investments hit a record high and its external trade topped Malaysia’s list. Dato’ Loo Lee Lian, CEO of InvestPenang, talks to Su Aziz on present strategies to attract […]

Penang the Fastest State to Surpass National Growth

PENANG, June 30th, 2022 – Penang has surpassed the fastest national growth last year by 6.8%, followed by Selangor (5%), Perak (3.5%) and Kedah (3.2%). According to the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DoSM) chief statistician Datuk […]

Smith+Nephew Opens World-Class Manufacturing Facility in Malaysia to Support its Orthopaedics Business

Penang, 28 June 2022 – Smith+Nephew, the global medical technology company, today opened its new high technology manufacturing facility in Batu Kawan Industrial Park in Penang, Malaysia. The 250,000 square-foot facility, worth more than USD100 […]

14 August

Innovation and Career Paths in the Medical Device Industry

In conjunction with the 50th anniversary of Penang’s industrialisation, Association of Malaysian Medical Industries (AMMI) is organizing a Medical Device Industry Career Talk 2022 on the Innovation and Career Paths in the Medical Device Industry.

Date: 25 May 2022 (Wednesday)

Time: 2.00pm – 4.00pm

Platform: Zoom

Agenda:

2.00 pm: Welcome and Introduction

2.05 pm: Welcome Remarks by Mr Christoph Mueller Senior Vice President, Operations, Asia Pacific and Head of Center of Excellence Intravenous Access, B. Braun Medical Industries

2.15 pm: Seeing Your Passion Change A Life by Ms. Joyce Ong, HR Director, Boston Scientific

2.35 pm: Overview of R&D in B. Braun and R&D Graduates Programme by Mr. Sunny Teoh, Senior Manager, R&D Governance, B. Braun Medical Industries

3.00 pm: Developing Passion and Career in Medical Device Industry by Ts. Mohammad Syukur Md Noh, Director of Production Operations, B. Braun Medical Industries

3.20 pm: The Innovation Process by Mr Fun Mun Hin, NPI Manager, Ambu

3.40 pm: Q&A Session, moderated by Mr CS Ching, Executive Director, AMMI

4.00 pm: Session Ends

Registration is available HERE

14 August

Overview and Career Opportunities in the Medical Device Industry

Interested to find out more about the overview and career opportunities in the medical device industry? Join Association of Malaysian Medical Industries (AMMI’s) 2022 Medical Device Industry Career Talk, held in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of Penang’s industrialisation, to hear from a great line-up of speakers.

Date: 19 May 2022

Time: 2.00pm – 4.00pm

Platform: Zoom

Agenda:

2.00 pm: Welcome and Introduction

2.05 pm: Welcome Remarks by Mr. Fearghal Henessy, VP Operations, Boston Scientific

2.15 pm: Overview of the Medical Device Industry by Mr. C.S. Ching, Executive Director, AMMI

2.30 pm: Career Opportunities in the Medical Device Industry by Ms. Suriati Abd Samad, HR Manager, Paramit

2.50 pm: Setting the Bar on Quality Gives My Work Purpose by Ms. Cheryl Fong, Quality System Manager, Boston Scientific

3.15 pm: Bridging the University-Industry Gap by Mr. Jason Ng, Manufacturing Vice-President, UWHM

3.40 pm: Q&A Session moderated by Dato’ Loo Lee Lian, CEO, InvestPenang

4.00pm: Session Ends

Registration is available HERE

14 August

50 Years of Excellence and Beyond: Evolution of Penang’s Industries (Series 3)

Description
12 themes were curated for the year-long celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Penang’s Industrialisation. Each theme leader, who is also the industry expert will share about Penang’s transformation in the respective themes, the current position as well as the opportunities ahead.

Focused themes for Series 3 are:
1. Industrial Revolution 4.0
2. Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG)
3. Talent Development & Cultivation

Join us on March 1, 2022 (Tue), 3.00pm – 4.00pm to understand the evolution of different industries and the immense potential going forward.

Click HERE to register to the webinar.

You are more than welcome to invite your network to join us virtually by extending this invitation.
For further inquiry or support, please contact Phei Wen at pheiwen@investpenang.gov.my, we look forward to hosting you in this webinar.

14 August

50 Years of Excellence and Beyond: Evolution of Penang’s Industries (Series 2)

In conjunction with the year-long celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Penang’s Industrialisation, the organizing committee has outlined a series of webinars under “50 Years of Excellence and Beyond: Evolution of Penang’s Industries”. There are 12 themes altogether, each with a theme leader who is also the industry expert, sharing about Penang’s transformation, its current position as well as the opportunities ahead in the respective themes.

In Series 2, we have invited industry leaders on board with the focused themes on:

1. 𝐄𝐥𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 & 𝐄𝐥𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐫𝐨𝐧𝐢𝐜𝐬
2. 𝐌𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐓𝐞𝐜𝐡𝐧𝐨𝐥𝐨𝐠𝐲
3. 𝐋𝐨𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐓𝐞𝐜𝐡𝐧𝐨𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐮𝐫𝐬𝐡𝐢𝐩
Join us on 15 Feb 2022 (Tue), 3.00pm – 4.00pm to understand the evolution of different industries and the immense potential going forward.
For further inquiry, please contact Phei Wen at pheiwen@investpenang.gov.my.

14 August

50 Years of Excellence and Beyond: Evolution of Penang’s Industries (Series 1)

In conjunction with the year-long celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Penang’s Industrialisation, the organizing committee has outlined a series of webinars under “50 Years of Excellence and Beyond: Evolution of Penang’s Industries”. There are 12 themes altogether, each with a theme leader who is also the industry expert, sharing about Penang’s transformation, its current position as well as the opportunities ahead in the respective themes.

Kick-starting with Series 1, we have invited industry leaders on board with the focused themes on:

  1. Global Innovation Hub
  2. Digital Economy & Global Business Service (GBS)
  3. Space Technology
  4. Startup

Join us on 26 Jan 2022 (Wed), 3.00pm – 4.00pm to understand the evolution of different industries and the immense potential going forward.

Registration is available at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_bwIViN61RNC3GVTX4t8aUA.

For further inquiry, please contact Phei Wen at pheiwen@investpenang.gov.my.

14 August

[Webinar] SMART Capability Building Workshop: Achieving Growth and Profitability after the Pandemic

Title: Achieving Growth and Profitability after the Pandemic

Featured Speaker: Elev8 Asia

Date : Nov 26, 2021 @ 1000-1130

Background

As the pandemic comes to an end, Speed and Agility are needed to jump start your operations into a higher level of performance to cope with the challenges of the new normal. Many are yet to go deep and beyond the common practice of Lean Manufacturing to use it as a key driving force for growth and progress.

This webinar exposes the little-touched-portions of Lean Manufacturing and how to effectively use them to grow beyond the pandemic. 

Key takeaways 

  • Able to perform self-assessment of your company on its level of productivity
  • Able to design basic strategies for growth using Toyota’s model of Hoshin Kanri (Strategic Planning)
  • Able to do operational diagnostics through a method called value stream mapping

 

Featured Speakers

Ramesh Victor

Mr. Ramesh Victor is Lean Master & Certified Lean Practitioner. He is certified in the US & trained directly by Former Toyota VPs in Japan. He has more than 20 years of practical Lean experience & helped clients saving exceed USD500,000,000 through Operational Improvement and Innovation in ASEAN. Mr Ramesh Victor also has trained more than 10,000 people in 10 countries & certified more than 500 people as Lean Masters.

About Elev8 Asia

Elev8 Asia Sdn Bhd was established in the year 2016 with its principal office in Selangor. Starting out as a Sales Channel Development Project for one of the leading Telco Companies in Malaysia, Elev8 has since expanded its range of training services including Lean Manufacturing, Digital Marketing, Sales Development Program, HR Programs, Microsoft Series, Team Building and etc.

For RSVP, please click HERE

Register Now
  • Participation in the event is FREE but RSVP is required (online registration).
  • The registration shall close on Nov 25, 2021, 5pm.
  • For further inquiry or support, please contact Mr. Chen William at william@investpenang.gov.my

Post-event materials:

Webinar Recording (click here)

14 August

[Webinar] “Beyond Covid-19: Growing the Future of Agri-tech, Food and Halal Industries” – 19 November 2021 at 10.00 am

Dear all industry members,

You are invited to a Zoom webinar.

When: Nov 19, 2021 10:00 AM
Topic: Beyond Covid-19: Growing the Future of Agri-tech, Food and Halal Industries
Register in advance for this webinar at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_WNjsjEhyRlyAMRjiTLF2Kw or scan the following QR code

With an ambition to further drive Penang’s Agriculture, Food and Halal  Industries and in ensuring Penang remains as a preferred economic and investment destination, InvestPenang in collaboration with Penang State EXCO Office for Trade, Industry & Entrepreneur Development,  Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) and Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) will be organizing a webinar –  “Beyond Covid-19: Growing the Future of Agri-tech, Food and Halal Industries” on 19 November 2021 at 10.00 am.

In this virtual session, we have invited speakers from the government agencies and industry leaders to share their views on the challenges & opportunities post COVID-19 and how innovation and technology have revolutionized Agriculture, Food and Halal industries as well as helping businesses to source for the relevant incentives available in Malaysia.

Don’t miss this opportunity to stay updated with the current happening, trends and latest government assistance schemes for the businesses!

Join us to find out more!

Should you require further info pertaining to this webinar, please email to shazanah@investpenang.gov.my / ain@investpenang.gov.my

14 August

[Webinar] Onwards & Upwards: Explore New Careers in Penang #4

Our “Onwards & Upwards: Explore New Careers in Penang” webinar session is back! In this series #4, together with PERSOLKELLY Malaysia as our collaborative partner, we have invited industry leaders from Western Digital, B. Braun Medical Industries and Zebra Technologies to share the insights on their esteemed companies, on new job opportunities and career advancements that you could explore!

Get up close and personal with the industry leaders. Discover new job opportunities and learn how you can advance your career in Penang. 
Don’t miss out on this exclusive session!
Details of the webinar session as follows:👇
👩‍🏫 Onwards & Upwards: Explore New Careers in Penang #4
🗓 13 November 2021
⏰ 10.30 am – 12.00pm
🎯Mark your calendars and ‘see’ 👀you there!😄

14 August

[Webinar] SMART Capability Building Workshop: Achieving Sustained Business Success with Effective Quality Management System

Title: Achieving Sustained Business Success with Effective Quality Management System

Featured Speaker: British Standards Institution (BSI)

Date : Nov 10, 2021 @ 1400-1530

Background

This webinar focuses on providing an understanding and awareness for organizations to achieve sustained success in a complex, demanding and ever-changing environment, with reference to the quality management principles (QMP) described in ISO 9000:2015. Where QMP are applied collectively, it can provide a unifying basis for an organization’s values and strategies as well as providing confidence in the organization’s ability to achieve sustained success. Factors affecting an organization’s success continually emerge, evolve, increase or diminish over the years, and adapting to these changes is important for sustained success. The ability to achieve sustained success is enhanced by managers at all levels learning about and understanding the organization’s evolving context. Improvement and innovation also support sustained success.

Objectives

Create understanding and awareness on achieving sustained success through:

      • understanding and satisfying the needs and expectations of interested parties;
      • monitoring changes in the context of the organization;
      • identifying possible areas for improvement, learning and innovation;
      • defining and deploying policies, strategy and objectives;
      • managing organization’s processes and resources;
      • demonstrating confidence in organization’s people, leading to increased engagement;
      • establishing beneficial relationships with interested parties, such as external providers and other partners.

Key takeaways

Attendees will be able to attain the awareness and understanding in the following aspects to enhance business performance:-

    • understanding and satisfying the needs and expectations of interested parties;
    • monitoring changes in the context of the organization;
    • identifying possible areas for improvement, learning and innovation;
    • defining and deploying policies, strategy and objectives;
    • managing organization’s processes and resources;
    • demonstrating confidence in organization’s people, leading to increased engagement;
    • establishing beneficial relationships with interested parties, such as external providers and other partners.

Featured Speakers

Joanne Yip, Lead Auditor (Quality Management System)

Joanne Yip is the Lead Auditor and Trainer at British Standards Institution (BSI) for Quality Management System.  She is responsible in management systems assessments, capacity building program and delivering training.  She had more than 10 years experiences on management system implementation and industry best practices.

For RSVP, please click HERE

Register Now
  • Participation in the event is FREE but RSVP is required (online registration).
  • The registration shall close on Nov 9, 2021, 5pm.
  • For further inquiry or support, please contact Mr. Chen William at william@investpenang.gov.my

Post-Event Material

Presentation Slides (click here)

Webinar Recording (click here) – Expire on Nov 17, 2021, 11.59PM)

Access Passcode: IPBSI@1011

 

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