ICdidik LAB

ICdidik LAB is an IC Design Laboratory, a product of ICmic-Unikl Academy Sdn Bhd. ICdidik Lab has been set up as a technology and skill development based company, in order to create manpower and technologies for microelectronic businesses and spinoffs. With the niche on integrated circuit (IC) and application design technology, partnership and collaboration with the industry’s main players and related institutions contribute significant impact to ICdidik LAB, towards achieving the status as a centre of excellence in design technology and competency development.


ICmic-Unikl Academy Sdn Bhd is a joint venture between IC Microsystems (ICmic), Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) and Universiti Kuala Lumpur (Unikl).The academy has been setup to train Malaysian engineers to become IC Designers and Application Designers.


From the MOU with MARA on 16th July 2007, MARA was recognized ICmic-Unikl Academy Sdn Bhd as the Research and Development (R&D) centre as part of the fulfillment towards conferring of the Masters in Engineering by Malaysian Universities and provides financial assistance to the qualified candidates for Master program. To support the efforts in enhancing and elevating the country’s advance microelectronic skills sets, MARA may send their sponsored students to the ICdidik LAB, who fulfills the university entrance requirement to pursue their research program which fully conducted in ICdidik LAB.

About Majlis Amanah Rakyat [www.mara.gov.my]

Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) is a statutory body; governed by Ministry of Entrepreneur and Co-operative Development [MDeC]. This organization involved in various sectors including social, commercial, education, training, capital financing, agricultural and other areas.


As a premier technical institution in Malaysia, UniKL contributes its vast experience in academic engineering set-up at various levels and world standard technical education; to produce microelectronic specialist for global industry. For Master of Engineering based apprenticeship program in ICdidik LAB, UniKL will award the successful Apprentices with Master of Engineering in Technology, upon the completion of 18-month apprenticeship and project research in ICdidik LAB.

About Universiti Kuala Lumpur [www.unikl.edu.my]

Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) upon receiving approval from the Ministry of Education on 17th of June 2002 was registered as a full-fledged university on 20th of August 2002. It was initially known as Universiti Teknikal MARA but later changed to its current name. This is upon realising the potential and significance of the university to the nation and to this region. The change of name is also an effort to promote Kuala Lumpur as a centre of education, research and training excellence.

UniKL is managed by Universiti Teknikal MARA Sdn. Bhd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) - a government agency under the Ministry of Entrepreneur and Co-operative Development.

The university was founded with the purpose of providing world standard technical education and training opportunities in order to qualify technical specialist for Malaysian. These technical specialists will be key players in the development of Malaysia into an advanced and industrialised nation in the global k-economy. Apart from Malaysians, the university also opens its doors to foreign students to study at its campuses.

About our parent company:


About ICmic [www.icmic.com]

IC Microsystems Sdn. Bhd. (ICmic) is a leading IC [integrated circuit] Design Company based in Cyberjaya, Malaysia with an office in Santa Clara, California. It is a Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) status company and has a global customer base with proven products performance in costs and technology. The company's product portfolio also includes world-class Mixed-Signal IC's in the form of Digital to Analog Converters IC's, fixed-line Phone IC's, RFIC's and Serial EEPROM.

About our partner:


With the key focus on research and development activities, ICdidik LAB has been formed as a fabless IC design and system design company. By adopting a fabless business strategy, ICdidik LAB is partnering with Silterra for IC fabrication plan and in the mean time, provides places for internship/ industrial training to the selected Apprentices from ICdidik LAB.

About SilTerra Malaysia Sdn Bhd [www.silterra.com]

SilTerra Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. is a leading semiconductor wafer foundry that provides advanced foundry standard CMOS logic, high-voltage and mixed-signal/RF technologies. This includes complete, competitive contract manufacturing for fabless and IDM customers’ designs. The company’s wafer fab has a design capacity of 40,000 eight-inch wafers per month.
Environmentally vigilant, SilTerra delivers award winning, world-class performance to its customers seeking flexible capacity, competitive advantages and around the clock customer support. SilTerra is ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 14001 certified. Founded in 1995, the company’s headquarters and factory are located in Malaysia’s Kulim High-Tech Park, and SilTerra has sales and marketing offices in San Jose (California) and Hsinchu (Taiwan).