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International Affiliations

We are affiliated with the following organisations for the promotion and advancement of Science and Technology (S&T). We represent Malaysian Scientists in their professional development, towards the development of S&T for our Nation as a whole.

Please click on the abbreviation to visit the website of the cited organisations. Note that some of the links may be inadvertently offline.

The Association of Academies & Societies of Sciences in Asia (AASSA)
MSA is a founder member of AASSA, launched on January 1, 2012, as a consequence of the merger of AASA (The Associations of Academies of Sciences in Asia) and FASAS (The Federation of Asian Scientific Academies and Societies). It is a non-profit international organization with science and technology interests, made up of 34 scientific and technological academies and science societies in Asia and Australasia.

International Foundation for Science (IFS)
MSA is a member of the International Foundation for Science (IFS), an International funding agency funding scientific collaboration and research projects in Third World countries.

Local Affiliations

The Association is the majority share holder of Kumpulan Ikhtisas Sains Malaysia (KISM) Sdn Bhd. KISM owns the WISMA KISM building located at Lot 2D, Jalan SS 5D/6, 47301 Kelana Jaya, Selangor. The building is currently available for rent/lease. It is classified for Institutional Use. If you are keen to view the building or consider it for your business, please contact our President.

Confederation of Scientific and Technological Associations in Malaysia (COSTAM)
MSA is a member of COSTAM, a Malaysian confederation of 27 scientific and technological associations. We participate actively in organising the annual COSTAM Public Lecture and in the annual Malaysian Science and Technology Congress (MSTC), since first organised in 1991 and 1993 respectively. Members are encouraged to participate actively in the MSTC to exchange ideas and build links with their peers.

Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment & Climate Change (MESTECC)
MSA works closely with Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment & Climate Change (MESTECC) on many projects including Public Appreciation of Science & Technology (PASTI). Many of MSA’s activities and projects has been supported and funded by the Ministry.

The Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia (MOHE)
MSA is working to establish collaboration with the new Ministry of Higher Education.

The Ministry of Education Malaysia (MOE)
MSA also works with MOE. Among our regular joint projects with MOE include the Environment Awareness Project and the Malaysian Watch Acid Rain (MAWAR) Project.

National Council for Scientific Research and Development (MPKSN)
We participate in the semi-annual dialogues between the National Council for Scientific Research and Development (MPKSN), and the scientific non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to discuss issues pertaining to the promotion and development of science and technology.

Other Scientific and Professional Organisations
We collaborate with a large number of scientific and professional organisations. The organisations include the Academy of Science Malaysia, Institut Fizik Malaysia (IFM), Institut Kimia Malaysia (IKM), the Malaysian Invention and Design Society (MINDS), the Technological Association of Malaysia (TAM) and the Environment Management and Research Association of Malaysia (ENSEARCH). Members have the opportunity to develop close inter-discipline collaborations with their counterparts.

Besides non-governmental organisations, we also work with schools (e.g. Public Appreciation of Science & Technology), public and tertiary institutions, R&D institutions, and various other government agencies and departments; and private sector companies and private establishments.