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Jawatankuasa Pelaburan Dana Awam (JKPDA)

Jawatankuasa Pelaburan Dana Awam (JKPDA) is a specialised secretariat to drive the restructuring and strengthening of public innovation funding mechanism for research and development, commercialisation and innovation (R,D,C&I), operates under the Agensi Inovasi Malaysia (AIM) Governance Council and driven by a co-secretariat partnership between AIM and MOSTI.

The establishment of JKPDA aims :

  • To advise the country’s R,D,C&I stakeholders and to promote R,D,C&I performance through the facilitation, disbursement, monitoring and evaluation of public innovation funding to Ministries and Government Agencies programs and projects.
  • To encourage the general public, academia, researchers, investors, industries, entrepreneurs, government agencies in producing world-class research output and excellence; inline with the market and future driven requirements in order to prosper wealth creation, return on investments, economic and social impact to Malaysia.
  • To position Malaysia as a world-class research output hub via monitoring and evaluation (M&E) facilitation.

JKPDA started the first R,D,C&I evaluation in 2013


Since 2013, JKPDA has evaluated almost RM9.02 billion worth of R,D,C&I projects and programmes where RM3.57 billion worth of R,D,C&I projects and programmes from 2014 to 2018 have been identified for streamlining

Research, Development, Commercialisation & Innovation

R,D,C&I projects are defined as activities in the form of idea generation, research conducted to prove a hypothesis or to solve a problem, exploration of new findings, applied research, pre-commercialisation activities dan commercialisation of R&D output

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Priority Areas for R,D,C&I

Welcome to Malaysia’s Innovation Eco System centralized platform for Government, Industry, Academia, Entrepreneur and the people to connect.

Roydean Osman,   
  JKPDA Data Science

As part of Jawatankuasa Pelaburan Dana Awam (JKPDA) Malaysia public policy initiatives, a platform named JKPDA is designed, developed and deployed as a National Enterprise Database Tracking Platform for public funded projects and programs related to research and development, commercialisation and innovation (R,D,C&I) eco system. It is driven by rich data analytics and business intelligence to provide meaningful information for investments interests, research and development strategic growth, business process optimisation, landscape information benefiting the public and most importantly the stakeholders engagement, strategic planning and the implementation of key decision making within the innovation landscape to support Malaysia’s emerging technology sectors.

By disclosing landscape data analytics and business intelligence, this will enable JKPDA  to facilitate the increase of efficiency and effectiveness of R,D,C&I programmes and projects output and outcome which brings economic and social impact to the country. By monitoring the key performance indicators, addressing strategic issues and instill performance practices which have been formulated and adopted throughout all of the ministries and agencies , JKPDA is a crucial platform to monitor and evaluate the streamlining of R,D,C&I programmes and projects which used to be fragmented and has possible duplications.

The key driver are to support clear strategies, governance framework, policies, processes and performance monitoring system.  This platform helps to identify overlapping gaps, duplications, areas of improvements  within the priority areas. By monitoring the innovation eco-system, this will assist the stakeholders to formulate forward innovation strategies for Malaysia.

What does JKPDA offer?

Provide access to the measurement and reporting of R,D,C&I budgets allocated to Ministries/Agencies
Provides information regarding public funding  programs and projects which are available.
Stimulates take-up rates by local and international industries.

“We believe that online community plays a crucial role to shape up any innovation in
supporting an economy and providing social impact.”

How it works?