UiTM Scientists, from Electrochemical and Materials Sensor (EMaS) Research Group, Faculty of Applied Sciences won the Grand Prize and Special CREST awards during Tech Plan Demo Day 2019.
The pitching competition was held at the Dewan Mahkota, SME Corp., Platinum Sentral, Kuala Lumpur on 20th July 2019, organised by Leave a Nest Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
Electrochemical and Materials Sensor (EMaS) Research Group is headed by Associate Professor Dr Zainiharyati Mohd Zain, who has pitched fantastically in 9 minutes on Clinical Usage of DNA-Nanowires on Gold Electrode as Breast Cancer (BRCA) Screening Device.
They received 300,000 JPY cash prize, round trip air tickets to Singapore and accommodation for 2 team members, and right to participate in TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in SINGAPORE 2019 on 3rd August 2019.
Judge’s comment: “They have some critical touch points.”, “Trying to solve global problem to detect breast cancer at a very early stage. A unique and novel innovation.”
Major congratulations to EMaS research group for this huge achievement! We wish them a good luck in representing Malaysia for TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in SINGAPORE 2019 on 3rd August 2019.