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The Force Behind NCCR


NCCR 2020 is spearheaded by the Institute for Clinical Research (ICR). ICR is one of the six research institutes under the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Ministry of Health Malaysia. 

Why is the ICR supporting the NCCR?

The Ministry of Health (MOH) is serious about putting Malaysia on the clinical research map with a multipronged approach to aggressively promote the country as a regional clinical trials hub. The MOH, through its Institute for Clinical Research (ICR) supports the National Conference on Clinical Research as it is a forum that brings together clinical investigators, industry professionals, regulatory agencies and policy makers to address the need for knowledgeable and skilled professionals to achieve this aim. The conference and training workshops will fulfil a growing need for human capital equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills that will give Malaysia that competitive edge.

For more information on ICR, visit http://www.crc.gov.my

The Organiser

The Association of Clinical Registries, Malaysia (ACRM) was established to facilitate the set up and maintenance of clinical registries and databases in the  country. The formation of the association was motivated by increasing awareness of the huge untapped potential of the clinical databases and disease registers to serve as a powerful tool for public health surveillance, health outcomes management, healthcare quality improvement and cost containment. The ACRM provides a forum to discuss issues arising from the implementation of clinical registries and promotes communication and collaboration among clinicians, clinical epidemiologists and researches, clinical IT professionals and healthcare managers on clinical registry related issues. This association also aims to be the one stop portal for users to access most of the clinical databases in Malaysia.

For more information on ACRM, visit www.crc.gov.my

The Co-Organisers

Clinical Research Malaysia (CRM) is a non-profit company wholly owned by the Government of Malaysia’s Ministry of Health. CRM was established in June 2012 to position Malaysia as a preferred global destination for industry-sponsored research (ISR) and to function as an enabler and facilitator to the industry and medical fraternity for the conduct of clinical trials.

By working with other stakeholders, CRM strives to improve the local ecosystem to support growth in ISR, facilitate the needs and requirements of industry players, grow the pool of capable investigators, support staff and trial sites, and improve their capabilities and capacities to conduct ISR.

With the Ministry of Health’s backing and clear knowledge of the local research environment, CRM is able to provide sponsors (primarily from the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries) and contract research organizations (CRO) with an extensive range of services that includes feasibility studies, investigator selection, placement and development of study coordinators, management of trial budget, review of clinical trial agreements and updates on local laws, guidelines and regulations. CRM also undertakes marketing and promotional activities to build industry awareness about the opportunities for ISR in Malaysia, and create public and patient awareness of clinical trials.

For more information on CRM, visit www.clinicalresearch.my

Collaborative Research in Engineering, Science and Technology (CREST) is the brainchild of a group of passionate people representing the interest of 3 key stakeholders of Malaysia’s E&E Industry — the Industry itself, the Academia, and the Government.

Launched in 2012, CREST was formed to address Malaysia’s E&E needs for: AN INDUSTRY-LED ORGANISATION to drive R&D innovation A PLATFORM FOR LOCAL & MNC COMPANIES to form a formidable R&D ecosystem A sustainable pipeline for INDUSTRY-READY GRADUATES
Currently located in Penang, the CREST office is within 20km radius of at least 3,000 researchers. In line with the country’s Economic Transformation Programme (ETP), CREST will accelerate economic growth by being the platform for Industry and Academia to collaborate in research, design and development activities.

CREST's 15 Founding Members include 11 leading E&E companies namely Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Altera, Avago Technologies, Bose, Clarion, Intel, Keysight Technologies, Motorola Solutions, National Instruments, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors, and SilTerra; together with the Northern Corridor Implementation Authority (NCIA), Khazanah Nasional, University of Malaya (UM), and University of Science Malaysia (USM).
The 11 E&E companies account for more than RM25 billion in total revenue and more than RM1.4 billion in R&D expenditure, as well as employing more than 5000 R&D employees for the sector.

For more information on CREST, please visit crest.my

The Event Manager

Anderes Fourdy Events (AFE) is a Malaysian Professional Congress Organiser (PCO) with experienced key leaders in the international convention industry.

Driven with deep-rooted passionate experience, we surpass most PCO’s key competencies with a desire in representing our client’s best interest, delivering successful & impactful face-to-face conferences and offering the best international industry practices.

For more information on AFE, visit http://events.anderesfourdy.com

Find Us At

Conference Secretariat, NCCR 2020
c/o Anderes Fourdy Events Sdn Bhd
(formerly known as Crest Evendz Sdn Bhd)
G-3A, Incubator 1, Bukit Jalil,
Technology Park Malaysia,
57000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia