Innovation Week Kimia Malaysia 2014 was held on 27-29 October 2014 at the Headquarters, Petaling Jaya. The Director General Y. Brs Encik Ahmad Ridzuan bin Ibrahim officiated the opening ceremony.
Y. Brs Encik Ahmad Ridzuan bin Ibrahim officiating the opening of the Innovation Week Kimia Malaysia 2014 on 27 October 2014
With the theme Inovasi lah or Let’s Innovate, the Innovation Week programme this year included the Innovation and Creative Circle (ICC) Convention and a course entitled Kursus Pemikiran Kreatif. Among the activities carried out were talks on innovation, ICC convention, Quiz and Innovation Challenge.
Talk on Creative Thinking by Mr. Robest Yong on 27 October 2014
On the first day, the program started with a talk ‘Creative Thinking’ presented by Mr. Robest Yong who has won various awards for inventions at the national and international levels.
Tan Sri Prof. Emeritus Datuk Dr. Augustine Ong Sung Hock Hock, the founder of MINDS (Malaysian Invention and Designs Society) presented a talk on the second day entitled ‘Introduction to MINDS’. The Director of Taylors Technology Innovation Centre, Taylor’s University, Dr. Edwin Chung presented three very useful talks entitled ‘Overview of Design Thinking Framework’, ‘Observation and Thinking Techniques in Design Thinking’ and ‘Intellectual Property’.
An ‘Introduction to MINDS’ by Tan Sri Prof. Emeritus Dr. Augustine Ong Sung Hock on 28 October 2104
A talk on ‘Design Thinking Framework’ by Dr. Edwin Chung on 28 October 2014
The ICC Convention 2014 was held on the first day and participated by seven groups. The ICC Convention 2014 Gold Award was won by the ULTRA HELIX group from JKM Pulau Pinang with their project entitled ‘Quantifiler: Why spend more when you can save money’. The CRIATIVO group from JKM Kedah won the Silver Award with their project ‘Anemometer Holder’ while the Bronze Award went to the SMARTIES group from JKM Melaka for their project ‘Smart Casing Thermometer’. The Gold, Silver and Bronze awards carries a cash reward of RM1500, RM1000 and RM750 respectively while consolation prizes of RM 300 was presented to groups who obtained 4th to 7th placing (Fantastic Four group from JKM Pulau Pinang, IQ-MS from RQA Division, Setsifar group from JKM Johor and JOY group from JKM Kota Kinabalu).
The Innovation Challenge and Quiz events were participated by the ICC members. The winners of the Innovation Challenge and Quiz events jointly were JKM Kedah while JKM Pulau Pinang dan JKM Melaka were second and third
The closing ceremony of the Innovation Week Kimia Malaysia 2014 was officiated by Y. Brs Encik Ahmad Ridzuan bin Ibrahim, Director General of Kimia Malaysia. He also presented certificates and prizes to the winners of all the events
Champions of the ICC Convention Kimia Malaysia 2014 ULTRA HELIX group from JKM Pulau Pinang
Runners Up of the ICC Convention Kimia Malaysia 2014 CREATIVO group from JKM Kedah
Third place winners of the ICC Convention Kimia Malaysia 2014 SMARTIES group from JKM Melaka