Why join RICES 2021?

  • MMU's RICES2021 is a platform for the participants to showcase their latest inventions, innovations, and R&D commercialization achievements. It also provides the opportunity for the participants to receive feedback and develop new partnerships with existing and new collaborators and investors.
  • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, RICES2021 will be held virtually to allow borderless access and safe interaction among inventors, professionals, venture capitalists and industries.
  • We encourage professionals in academia, industry and government worldwide to participate and showcase their works in the following categories:
    • Category A: Research Project Showcase
    • Category B: Social Innovation Project Showcase

We look forward to seeing you online at RICES2021!

Tracks and Awards


Exhibition types

A. Research Project Showcase

  1. Computing & Informatics
  2. Engineering & Industrial Design
  3. Digital Creative & Cinematic Arts
  4. Education & Social Science

B. Social Innovation Project Showcase


Gold / Silver / Bronze Medals
E-Certificate for Participants
E-Certificate for Winners
Special Award for Research Project

Digital Content Requirements (for Category A & B)

Video Format Video is compulsory
  • The pitching video should not be longer than 5 minutes.
  • It should contain the information of Project / Product / Invention.
  • The link to the video must be given to the Organising Committee.
Digital Poster Format Poster is compulsory
  • Limited to 1 digital poster per project.
  • Accepted file type is presentation (i.e. PPT / PPTX).
  • Digital poster size is A0.
  • Details to include are:
    • Logo of researcher’s organisation in the header
    • Project / Product / Invention Title in CAPITAL LETTERS
    • Names and Affiliation of Project Leader and Team Members
    • Project Content
Poster Templates and Consent Form Click here to download:
Research and Social Innovation

Judging criteria

Research Project Showcase

Novelty and Inventiveness
Research Achievement - Publication, Fund & Talent Development
Applicability & Impact
Commercial Potential
Product / Technology Readiness
Knowledge Transfer
Creativity of the Poster
Presentation of the exhibit through self-pitching video

Social Innovation Project

Implementation and Impact
Commercial potential
Creativity of the Poster
Presentation of the exhibit through self-pitching video

The decision of the Organizer / Independent panel of judges will be final and no communication in this regard shall be entertained by the Organizer.

Exhibition Dates and Payments

Fee Payment

Important Dates for Category A & B

Early bird

RM 100

Early bird registration due date

5 Oct 2021

Submission & Fee payment due date

12 Oct 2021


RM 200

Regular registration due date

19 Oct 2021

Submission & Fee payment due date

26 Oct 2021

Payment methods

Local Participants / Payment within Malaysia

  1. MMU E-Payment
  2. JomPay

International Payment / Payment outside Malaysia

  1. Flywire

For payment details, click here

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