Why join RICES 2020?

  • RICES is a platform that showcases best technology, research innovation, R&I commercialisation, receive valuable feedback and develop new partnerships that bring great value to the society across the world.
  • With the fast-pace development of modern technology, RICES the virtual innovation showcase fostering a borderless innovation showcase where researchers and investors can discuss and debate research work online and explore knowledge and experience the invention to achieve successful commercialisation at the click of a mouse.
  • RICES allows borderless audience and safe interaction among inventors, venture capitalists and industries amid COVID-19.

Be a visitor

RICES 2020 Speakers

RICES 2020 Itineraries

Conference Presentation Schedule

Parallel Sessions for all categories (I - VII).

RICES e-Directory

A guide for RICES 2020 attendees which lists exhibitors and virtual booths.

AltspaceVR Installation Guide

Software installation guide to enable meeting spaces in virtual reality.

Navigation Guide to Virtual Booth

A step-by-step guide to navigate the virtual booths.

2 Platinum Sponsors

Research / Social Innovation / Startups

Judging criteria


Novelty and inventiveness
Research Achievement – Publication, Fund & Talent Development
Product / Technology Readiness
Commercial Potential
Knowledge Transfer
Creativity of the Poster
Presentation and Other Strength


Commercial Potential
Creativity of the Poster


Originality / Innovativeness
Market Potential
Market Validation
Market Readiness
Team Strength
Funding / Investment
Creativity of the Poster
Presentation and Other Strength
Research / Proceedings


Exhibit categories (competition)

Social Innovation Project Showcase

Research Project Showcase

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

Startups Showcase

Competition award

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

Be an exhibitor


All exhibited posters will be published electronically in RICES Book by MMU Press.

Proceedings / Abstracts / Journals


Conference tracks

  • Computing & Informatics
  • Engineering & Industrial Design
  • Digital Creative & Cinematic Arts
  • Education & Social Science
  • Social Innovation

Best Presentation Award

E-Certificate for each category.


All accepted extended abstracts will be published electronically in conference abstract book. Selected extended abstracts will then be invited to submit and publish in MMU Press Journals.*

* Terms and Condition apply (selected by Journals' editorial and reviewer committee)

Important dates

Abstract Submission30th October 2020
8th November 2020
Please download the abstract template and follow the format carefully.
Notification of Acceptance6th November 2020
15th November 2020
Extended Abstract Submission27th November 2020Please download the extended abstract template and follow the format carefully.
Copyright Transfer Form27th November 2020Please complete the copyright transfer form and submit along with the extended abstract.

Be a presenter

Exhibition and Conference


RICES competition awards

Gold / Silver / Bronze Medals.

E-Certificate for Participants.

E-Certificate for Winners.

Humanizing Innovation Award - Special Award for Research Project.

RICES conference award

Best Presentation Award (E-Certificate) for each category.

Exhibition and Conference

Fee Payment

Payment types

Early bird

RM 350

Registration Fees and Payment

Deadline: 8th November 2020


RM 400

Registration Fees and Payment

Deadline: 20th November 2020

Note: A booking confirmation and an invoice will be sent to the applicant via email, once your booking has been processed.

Payment methods

Local Participants / Payment within Malaysia

  1. JomPay
  2. MMU E-Payment (Credit card only)

International Payment / Payment outside Malaysia

  1. Flywire

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