Flexilicate Sdn. Bhd., one of UM startup companies, has once again made the university proud by winning the prestigious Dengue Tech Challenge which is jointly organized and supported by the Newton-Ungku Omar Fund, PlatCOM Ventures Sdn Bhd, the British Council, SME Corp, and Agensi Inovasi Malaysia.
As rice is a staple diet among Asians, so is technology for fuelling businesses of the future. The Rice Bowl Startup Awards is the first ASEAN awards that celebrate rising startups that harness technology innovatively to propel their business regionally.
The Rice Bowl honours rising startups that:
1.) Embrace mobility by harnessing technology, especially in web or mobile, in redefining business strategies
2.) Promise high growth potential and are worthy of a regional shout-out
Flexilicate has successfully emerged as University Startup of The Year which is doing custom designed optical fibers for telecommunications applications, sensing & non-linear effects.