PETRONAS FutureTech 2.0


Scaling the next generation of deep tech startups in Malaysia

What is this programme?

PETRONAS and 500 Global are teaming up to accelerate Malaysian innovations through a 12-week online accelerator programme for startups registered in Malaysia to scale their businesses globally.

PETRONAS will be collaborating with its corporate partners Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) and Sime Darby Plantation Berhad (SDP) – among Malaysia’s top Government-Linked Companies (GLC), the first of its kind in Malaysia, and aims to unlock synergies from cross-industries expertise and maximise the value impact of the programme to the startups.

This programme is also supported by the National Technology Innovation Sandbox (NTIS) program – an initiative by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI). 20 top-tier deep tech Malaysian startups will be selected to learn from industry and C-suite experts from PETRONAS, 500, TM and SDP to reach their next level of growth.

Why Apply?

Gain market access in Malaysia, Southeast Asia and beyond

Forge corporate relationships with PETRONAS and their corporate partners

Discover opportunities to run Proof-of-Concepts (POCs) and more

Learn from 500’s world-class curriculum and industry experts

Access our global network of mentors, startups, investors and partners

Criteria for the programme:
Malaysia-based startups
Malaysia-based startups with established product-market fit will be prioritised.
Deep tech focus
Startups with a focus on the future of energy, new chemicals, retail and digital innovation, robotics and automation, smart supply chain, etc.
Participants must be committed for the entire duration of the programme, from 30 August 2021 - 19 November 2021.

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