Intel and MIDA MoU to boost talent development

Intel Malaysia signed an MOU with the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) to enhance talent development within the country’s electrical and electronics (E&E) industry. The MoU is a framework to facilitate the cultivation of a thriving tech talent ecosystem and ultimately prepare Malaysia’s workforce for an increasingly digital and Artificial Intelligence (AI) world.

“AMCHAM hopes this framework will be able to address the talent gap that is crucial, critical and immediate. Malaysians are very talented but with evolving business models, local talent needs to be exposed to new ideas and methodologies,” said Siobhan Das, CEO of AMCHAM.

According to the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA), the MoU will include human capital development for the future workforce, research and development collaborations, expansion of local sourcing, driving the adoption of Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR 4.0) by electrical and electronics ecosystem players, and the deployment of Intel’s digital readiness programme.