Welcome to International Sarawak Innovation Technology Exposition & MESTR STEM FESTIVAL Malaysia 2021
(MESTR STEM i-SAINTEX 2021)
DATE: 4th - 5th December 2021

Dear participants and guests, thank you for your attention. Changed dates: University College of Technology Sarawak (UCTS) in Sibu, Sarawak, will host MESTR STEM i-Saintex 2021 from 4th to 5th December 2021. All of these events are scheduled to take place on the same weekend. Don’t miss out on the STEM FESTIVAL!!


We hope to bring together inventors, innovators, students, lecturers, professors, researchers and entrepreneurs from Malaysia and around the world at iSAINTEX in 2021. A symposium, an exhibition for the public, and competition for innovative ideas are all on the agenda. Teachers and students as well as the general public can participate in Raspberry Pi training for teachers, Sahabat Astronomi, E-Sport, STEM Adventures (SET), science demonstrations and live music performances at the MESTR STEM Festival that will be held in connection with this event.

 

BACKGROUND
UCTS has organised this  competition twice, which were in 2018 and 2019 with the cooperation from several parties such as the State Government, Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Research (MESTR), Tabung Ekonomi Gagasan Anak Sarawak (TEGAS), Sarawak Multimedia Authority (SMA) and Sarawak Foundation (Yayasan Sarawak). This year it will be the third time it will be organised at University College of Technology Sarawak (UCTS), Sibu, Sarawak.

 

The design and innovation exposition and competition is also a platform to showcase and contribute ideas and innovations or knowledge in technology while showcasing the ability of participants to create or discover new technology. The participation of Secondary school students and the visiting public during the past competition and STEM events was very encouraging.

 

This event is one of the flagships for University College of Technology Sarawak (UCTS) in striving for the discovery and innovation of new technologies in Sarawak, Malaysia and the world in the future.

 

This year, another add on to iSAINTEX 2021 is the Symposium that going to be held on the 4th – 5th December 2021. The Symposium is for the lecturers and researchers to publish the latest research papers in line with the government’s desire to prioritise TVET lessons. There will be a seminar too during the Symposium, which will be held with the Oil & Gas, research institutions and local industries in Malaysia together with Cambridge SPARK about Data Science usage in the industries.

 

OBJECTIVES

iSAINTEX 2021 is organised for:-

  1. Enriching talent in creating technology for jobs, technology and future competitiveness.

  2. Encourage creativity, innovation and entrepreneurial activities as well as kaizen through Competitions;

  3. Expose young inventors to international standards and levels of competitiveness.

  4. Promote STEM as an education and research platform for all stakeholders

  5. To cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset in developing and expanding inventions.

 Join us on the 4th – 5th December 2021 as participants for just RM50 in the iSaintex Symposium and launching to get TWO (2) MBOT CPD points