Demonstrator Application Grant Scheme, Malaysia


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  • Demonstrator Application Grant Scheme, Malaysia

    1. 1. Demonstrator Application Grant Scheme (DAGS) 5 th Dec 2006 by DAGS Roll Out Secretariat (MOSTI)
    2. 2. Outline <ul><ul><li>Background </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DAGS - Focus, Goals and Selection Criteria </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Disbursement Principles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Status – List of Projects and Target Groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Achievements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lessons Learned </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Way Forward </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Background <ul><li>Mooted by NITC in 1998 with initial RM50 million allocation (RMK-7); </li></ul><ul><li>Entrusted with additional RM100 million (RMK-8); </li></ul><ul><li>Key initiative program to realise National IT Agenda’s objectives. </li></ul><ul><li>DAs – focus projects using ICT applications that creates value to community development </li></ul><ul><li>Pilot project/model (small, focused and quick realisation)with the intent of replication, up-scaling or commercialisation as well as sustainability </li></ul>
    4. 4. NITA: The Digital Bridge to the people PEOPLE comprehensive human development INFOSTRUCTURE Info. Age development foundation CONTENT & APPLICATIONS Solutions for Info. Age work and life ACCESS AND EQUITY QUALITATIVE TRANSFORMATION CREATING VALUE E-MALAYSIA: Values-based Knowledge Society by 2020 <ul><li>Connectivity </li></ul><ul><li>Equitable access to info </li></ul><ul><li>Culture of learning </li></ul><ul><li>Info literacy </li></ul>Sustainable societal innovation for better Quality of Life <ul><li>Innovation systems, creativity, entrepreneurship through R&D </li></ul><ul><li>Life long learning </li></ul>
    5. 5. DAGS Goals <ul><ul><li>In realisation of national vision of achieving a values-based knowledge society by 2020: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ICT Diffusion and Acculturation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhancing quality of life through “Digital Inclusion”, meaningful participation and knowledge utilization for value creation </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Why DAGS? <ul><li>To prompt Malaysians into owning and implementing the NITA at all levels and across all sectors </li></ul><ul><li>To create a learning platform for Malaysians to experiment the benefits of ICT </li></ul><ul><li>To demonstrate working and successful models of how ICT can improve quality of life </li></ul><ul><li>To nurture and generate the growth of bottom-up ICT initiatives nationwide especially outside the MSC </li></ul><ul><li>To engage the public, private and non-governmental/non-profit sectors in forming mutually beneficial partnerships at the federal, state and local level. </li></ul><ul><li>To provide opportunities for all Malaysians to participate in national ICT development </li></ul>
    7. 7. DAGS Focus <ul><li>DAGS stresses on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tri-sectoral partnership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community development through ICT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clarity in goals and deliverables </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Innovation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relationship building </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sustainable development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quick realization (short term / 1 year) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>DAGS mechanism enables the creation of shared vision and team spirit among the stake holders (public, private and community) which ensure sustainable ICT projects that bring increasing returns to the community </li></ul>
    8. 8. DAGS Selection Criteria <ul><li>Clear and identifiable target communities. </li></ul><ul><li>Clear value proposition of the project to the target communities </li></ul><ul><li>Clear role of the technology in delivering the benefits to the communities. </li></ul><ul><li>Clear role of partners in implementing the project. </li></ul><ul><li>Clear justification on the need of DAGS funding. </li></ul><ul><li>Clear Project Management Methodology </li></ul>
    9. 9. <ul><li>Maximum 70% of total project cost </li></ul><ul><li>Based on performance and evaluation milestones </li></ul><ul><li>Funding only for related project costs </li></ul><ul><li>Quarterly disbursements </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>project progress report </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>certified statement of accounts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Grant applicant co-invest in form of cash, personnel or equipment or combination of these </li></ul>Grant Support & Disbursement Guidelines
    10. 10. DAGS Application Process Flow Agreement Applicant Secretariat Executive Summary Proposal Expert DEDC MOSTI Resubmit/ Reject Recommend No No Recommend Resubmit/ Reject Approved No Recommend Rejected Recommend No No
    11. 11. Current Status 109.57mil 80.17mil 29.42mil Total amount approved by MOSTI (RM) 78 52 26 Total project approved by MOSTI 120mil 90mil 30mil Allocation (RM) TOTAL 8MP 7MP Description
    12. 12. List of DAGS projects according to BDD target groups <ul><ul><li>Senior </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Citizens </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disabled </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SMEs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Youth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Poor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Women </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rural </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Indigenous </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Eagle Nest </li></ul><ul><li>Warga Emas Network </li></ul><ul><li>Pesarajaya </li></ul><ul><li>PDKNet </li></ul><ul><li>E-Pekak </li></ul><ul><li>GROW Portal </li></ul><ul><li>MyBiz </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Smart Taxipreneur </li></ul><ul><li>E-Bario </li></ul><ul><li>E-WargaKota </li></ul><ul><li>E-Upcom </li></ul><ul><li>T-Center </li></ul><ul><li>E-Homemakers </li></ul><ul><li>E-Keluarga </li></ul><ul><li>Juvanet </li></ul><ul><li>e-RHAM </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Sports Network </li></ul><ul><li>Cyber Plant Conservation </li></ul><ul><li>e-Nature Education </li></ul><ul><li>e-Integrasi </li></ul>
    13. 13. Achievements / Awards Received <ul><li>e-Bario </li></ul><ul><li>Won the Anugerah Perdana Teknologi Maklumat (2003) </li></ul><ul><li>Special presentation on e-Bario at 2003 World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) by Strategy and Policy Unit of ITU (ITU-SPU) </li></ul><ul><li>Industry Innovators Award for Systems Development & Applications by Society of Satellite Professionals International, on March 6th, 2002, Washington DC </li></ul><ul><li>Bario, named as one of the Top Seven Intelligent Communities 2001 by World Teleport Association, Washington DC </li></ul>
    14. 14. Achievements / Awards Received (cont.) <ul><li>MyBiz </li></ul><ul><li>Global Knowledge Partnership (Best Practice for online business community) </li></ul><ul><li>Stockholm Challenge Finalist </li></ul><ul><li>JuvaNet </li></ul><ul><li>Second runner-up of Anugerah Inovasi (Government category) for Bulan IT Selangor 2003. </li></ul>
    15. 15. Achievements / Awards Received (cont.) <ul><li>e-Homemakers </li></ul><ul><li>Candidate for UN Malaysia Award 2001 </li></ul><ul><li>WENT (Women's Electronic Network Training) Award 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Runner-up in the Gender and ICT Award 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>e-RHAM For Youth Project: Providing Sexual and </li></ul><ul><li>Reproductive Health Knowledge and Responsible Living </li></ul><ul><li>Skills to Adolescents </li></ul><ul><li>UNESCO’s Adolescence Education Newsletter, December 2003 release </li></ul>
    16. 16. Achievements / Awards Received (cont.) <ul><li>T-Center For Teleworking And Telecommuting </li></ul><ul><li>Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL) has recognized the project as a viable community development project </li></ul><ul><li>The Ministry of Women and Family Development has given its consent to start another such project for women in Bangsar Utama, Kuala Lumpur </li></ul><ul><li>The Ministry of Housing and Local Government invited the project promoters for a presentation on the teleworking project at PPR Desa Tun Razak, Cheras </li></ul>
    17. 17. <ul><li>Identifying project that is unique, have value and beneficial to community </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To reduce the understanding gap on unique definition, discussion and on-going communication with applicants were maintained </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Smart partnership </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Instill the importance of involvement of all partners from early stage and during project implementation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Project sustainability and commercialization </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Stress on the importance of business plan or sustainability plan after one year of DAGS grant period </li></ul></ul>Lesson Learned
    18. 18. Next Steps <ul><li>9MP </li></ul><ul><li>RM 100mil allocated for roll out / implementation for successful and viable projects </li></ul><ul><li>Survey was sent to 76 projects, 40 projects response </li></ul><ul><li>70% allocation for Roll Out </li></ul><ul><li>30% allocation for new projects </li></ul>
    19. 19. DAGS Roll Out Secretariat ICT Policy Division MOSTI URL: Thank You