Yayasan Penyelidikan Antartika Sultan Mizan
The establishment of Sultan Mizan Antarctic Research Foundation or the Yayasan Penyelidikan Antartika Sultan Mizan (YPASM) was approved by the Cabinet on 6 June, 2012. Subsequently, on 18 July, 2012, YPASM was registered as a Company Limited by Guarantee and not having share capital, under the Companies Act, 1965. The establishment of YPASM as an agency under the purview of Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC) was launched by Ke Bawah Duli Yang Maha Mulia Al-Wathiqu Billah Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Mahmud Al-Muktafi Billah Shah, Sultan of Terengganu on 19 July, 2012 in Kuala Terengganu. His Majesty, in his royal address, graciously accepted the role of Patron of the foundation. [ Read More ]
YPASM SMART PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVE
The initiative was introduced by YPASM in collaboration with eight local universities with the express intent of sustaining Malaysia’s involvement in Polar Research. The initiative grants the participating universities exclusive rights to bid for funding grants made available each year as well as be recognized as strategic associate of YPASM.