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THE OFFICIAL LAUNCING OF ICREKA SDN BHD

Putrajaya, Malaysia, 11 March 2008 - ICdidik LAB has announced the launching of its first spin-off company, ICREKA SDN. BHD. in Putrajaya on 11 March 2007. The launching ceremony was officiated by Y.Bhg. Dato’ Musa bin Mohamad, Secretary General, Ministry of Entrepreneur and Cooperative Development (MeCD).

ICreka is a spinoff from technology developed in ICdidik LAB. ICdidik LAB is a setup by IC Microsystems Sdn Bhd (ICmic), Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) and Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) with the objective of focusing on microelectronics competency development for Malaysians particularly in the area of Integrated Circuit (IC) and system application design.

This initiative is a significant milestone for the ICdidik LAB and the country as Malaysia strives to create and enhance technopreneurs that are able to compete at the global level.

During the event, Appreciation Awards were given to Bahagian Pembangunan Usahawan MARA, Bahagian Penganjuran Pelajaran MARA and Telekom Malaysia Berhad for their strategic contribution and support towards the technopreneurship development of ICdidik LAB and its holding company, ICmic. On hand to receive the Awards were Y. Bhg Datuk Nam Marthinin, the Director General of MARA and Tuan Haji Gazali Harun, the Chief Procurement Officer, TM.

In the same event also witnessed the launching of another spin-off company; ICcipta Sdn Bhd, which is the subsidiary of IC Microsystems Sdn Bhd (ICmic).

About ICreka Sdn Bhd

ICREKA SDN BHD is the subsidiary of IICdidik LAB, based in Cyberjaya. This company is established as an IC design company, with focus on product development in linear IC products, which have wide applications in computers, consumer, industrial automation and instrumentation markets.

About KACST

King Abdulaziz City for Science & Technology (KACST) (http://www.kacst.edu.sa) is an independent scientific organization of the Saudi Arabian Government, established in 1977 under the name of Saudi Arabian National Center for Science & Technology (SANCST) and later in 1985 renamed as 'King Abdulaziz City for Science & Technology (KACST)'. From its inception in 1977, KACST had been carrying out its mission in the promotion of science & technology in the Kingdom by coordinating and cooperating with various universities, agencies and institutions concerned with research and technology, and encouraging Saudi experts to undertake research that will help promote the development and evolution of the society. Besides this, KACST, through cooperative agreements with international science and technology institutions/organizations, encourages closer ties with friendly countries.