Electrical & Electronics

EPP 10: Creating Local Solid State Lighting Champions

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

EPP 10.0 - Creating Local Solid State Lighting Champions

This EPP focuses on developing a solid state lighting (SSL) cluster in Malaysia, with the objective of driving local companies towards international competitiveness.


  • SME Corp’s capacity building programme, which helps the 10 companies in the Malaysian LED Consortium (MLC) in the six areas of certification and regulation support, developing a technology roadmap, supply chain management, marketing strategy implementation, branding and partner search, moved into the second phase in 2014, supporting the MLC in achieving sales of RM84.2 million for the year.
  • In 2014, 26 new LED products from MLC members gained access to international markets including Africa, the Middle East and the US.
  • One new high-impact project, Penang-based NationGate Solutions (M) Sdn Bhd's investment to upgrade its three production facilities in the Prai Industrial Estate, Penang, was approved in 2014.
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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