Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovations (Kementerian Sains, Teknologi dan Inovasi) Malaysia

Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovations role is to harness Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) and human capital to value-add the agricultural and industrial sectors and to develop the new economy, particulary through information and communications technology (ICT), and biotechnology in Malaysia.

The Ministry was first established in 1973 as the Ministry of Technology, Research and Local Government. With additional responsibility as the lead agency pertaining to environmental matters, the ministry then assumed its name Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (MOSTE) in 1976. Formation of MOSTI happened after the restructuring of MOSTE following the Cabinet decision on March 27, 2004.
With the new entity of MOSTI came several new agencies.

Introduction of cluster approach happened in February 2007 (Biotechnology, ICT, Industry, Sea to Space and S&T Services). Introduction of National Innovation Model happened in 2007.

Policies by Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovations

Below are the policies formulated by MOSTI:

  • Dasar Sains Teknologi Negara 2
  • National ICT Roadmap
  • National Biotechnology Policy
  • National Cyber Security

Agencies/Divisions under Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovations


  • Minister’s Office
  • Deputy Minister’s Office
  • Secretary General’s Office
  • Deputy Secretary General (Science) Office
  • Deputy Secretary General (Policy) Office
  • National Oceanography Directorate Division (NOD)
  • Science Advisor’s Office
  • Legal Advisor Unit (PUU)
  • Internal Audit Unit (UAD)
  • Corporate Communication Unit (UKK)
  • Planning Division (P)
    • Strategic Planning Section
      • Strategic Unit
      • HRD Unit
      • RSE Unit
      • Evaluation Unit
    • Fund Section
  • Innovation & Commercialisation Division (I&P)
  • Malaysian Science And Technology Information Centre Division (MASTIC)
  • International Division
  • ICT Policy Division (DICT)
  • National Biotechnology Division (BIOTEK)
  • Sea To Space Division (S2S)
  • Science & Technology Core Division (S&T Core)
  • Industry Division
  • Human Resource Management Division (PSM)
  • Information Technology Management Division (PTM)
  • Development Division
  • Finance Divison
  • Administration Division


  • National Space Agency (ANGKASA)
  • Department of Chemistry Malaysia (JKM)
  • Malaysian Nuclear Agency (NUCLEAR MALAYSIA)
  • Malaysian Meteorological Department (MMS)
  • Standards Malaysia
  • Atomic Energy Licencing Board (LPTA)
  • Malaysian Remote Sensing Agency (Remote Sensing Malaysia)
  • National Science Centre (PSN)

Government Owned Companies:

  • Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC)
  • Malaysia Design Council (MRM)
  • Technology Park Malaysia Corporation Sdn. Bhd . (TPM)
  • Malaysia Biotechnology Corporation (MBC)
  • Astronautic Technology (M) Sdn. Bhd . (ATSB)
  • Cyber Security Malaysia
  • Malaysian Network Information Centre (.my DOMAIN REGISTRY)
  • Malaysia Venture Capital (MAVCAP)
  • Malaysia Debt Ventures Berhad (MDV)
  • Kumpulan Modal Perdana Sdn. Bhd

Subsidiary Company Of Khazanah:

  • Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC)

Statutory Body:

  • Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM)

Non Government Organization/Organisation:

  • Inno Biologics Sdn. Bhd.

Contact Details of Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovations Malaysia

Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovations (Kementerian Sains, Teknologi dan Inovasi)

Address: Aras 1 – 7, Blok C5, Pusat Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan, 62662 Putrajaya, Malaysia.

Telephone: 603-8885 8000
Fax: 603-8888 9070


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