Electrical & Electronics

EPP 1: Execute a Smart Follower Strategy for Mature Technology Fabrication

  • GNI by 2020 (mil)
  • Projected jobs by 2020

EPP 1: Executing a Smart Follower Strategy for Mature Technology Fabrication

This EPP will build a critical mass of semiconductor wafer fabrication capacity and strengthen the sector’s human capital to drive the entire semiconductor value chain encompassing design, fabrication, production, assembly, testing, sales and distribution.


  • The utilisation of wafer testing labs hit 66% in 2014, exceeding the targeted industry average of 60%.
  • MIMOS opened a new Level 3 Failure Analysis lab in 2014 to enable material level analysis.
  • MIMOS has completed five out of six projects assigned to it under this EPP: A Wafer Fab-2 Power Quality Upgrade and the establishment of four advanced labs within MIMOs.
  • In 2014, the construction of a waste treatment processing facility in Kulim Hi Tech Park, facilitated by the Northern Corridor Implementation Authority, reached 90% completion.
EPP Champions

Work In Progress
Economic Transformation Programme
The ETP Transformation Story
The Economic Transformation Programme (ETP) is a comprehensive effort that will transform Malaysia into a high-income nation by 2020.
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