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National Survey of Innovation 2012

The classification of innovative and non-innovative respondents based on business sector is shown in the figure above. Based on the number of respondents from the manufacturing and services sectors, majority of the innovative respondents came from the services sector with 62%, while the remaining were from the manufacturing sector with 38%. On the other hand, the highest non-innovative companies were from manufacturing sector with 58% as compared to service sector with 42%.

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Malaysia’s GERD has increased since 2008. From RM6,071 million in 2008, expenditure on R&D increased gradually up to RM17,685 million in 2016. GERD in 2016 is three times than that in 2008. However, GERD has decreased in 2018, from RM17,685 million in 2016 to RM15,060 million in 2018. Nevertheless, it is still recorded as the second highest GERD to date.

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Data coverage: Scopus, 2001-2017

Date of Data Extraction: 24th August 2018

Note: Growth rate (%) = [(Present value- Past value)/Past value] x 100

A manifold increase in the number of publications can be seen from 2001 to 2011. However, the rise in the number of publications shows a slower incline from 2012 to 2017.

 

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Overall, Malaysians were interested in STI and only a small percentage was unsure or did not know much about STI.

Most respondents (84% of them) stated that they were interested or very interested in "the use of new inventions and technologies", followed by "new medical discoveries" (79%), "innovation" (78%) and "new scientific discoveries" (76%).

Summary

The classification of innovative and non-innovative respondents based on business sector is shown in the figure above. Based on the number of respondents from the manufacturing and services sectors, majority of the innovative respondents came from the services sector with 62%, while the remaining were from the manufacturing sector with 38%. On the other hand, the highest non-innovative companies were from manufacturing sector with 58% as compared to service sector with 42%.

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Source: National Survey of Innovation 2012

The figure shows the highest innovative companies according to types of ownership are Private Limited (Sdn. Bhd.) companies in both sectors with 70.56% and 59.35% for public limited businesses respectively. On the other hand, the lowest forms of innovative companies were Partnership business with 5.17% for manufacturing and 6.13% for services as presented

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The figure show that the Business Enterprise (BE) sector has remained as the largest contributor to spur of R&D activities in Malaysia until 2018. The Business Enterprise (BE) sector is major exploiter on that year (RM6,614 million, 43.9%). The second major contributer in R&D is Higher Learning Institution (HLI), with the value of RM6,412 million (42.6%). Vice versa, the minor contributer goes to Government Research Institutes (GRI) RM2,019 million (13.4%) and Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) RM15 million (0.1%).

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Data Coverage: Scopus, 2001-2017

Date of Data Extraction: 24th August 2018

Note: Citation per article = [Total number of citation/Total number of articles]

A growing trend in the number of publications from 2001 to 2017 and with that, a commensurate increase in the number of citations until 2011. From 2012 to 2014, the number of citations averaged at about 167,500, before decreasing to 138,274 in 2015, 92,680 in 2016 and 40,750 in 2017. 

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Less than half of all respondents (46%) were able to correctly answer the factual knowledge questions in the 2014 survey.

The public's average knowledge levels of STI hovered below 50% over the past 16 years (1998 till 2014). Most Malaysians correctly answered "the earth travel around the sun" (85%) and "the centre of the earth is very hot" (75%).

Summary

The figure shows the highest innovative companies according to types of ownership are Private Limited (Sdn. Bhd.) companies in both sectors with 70.56% and 59.35% for public limited businesses respectively. On the other hand, the lowest forms of innovative companies were Partnership business with 5.17% for manufacturing and 6.13% for services as presented