Sunway SISU is part of Sunway Innovation Labs (iLabs) which is a unique, not-for-profit concept where Sunway University, Sunway Group, and Sunway Ventures (Sunway’s Corporate Venture Capital arm) work closely together in a collaborative space to foster entrepreneurship and stimulate market-driven and social innovations. iLabs sync with the wider start-up and social enterprise ecosystem in Malaysia and abroad through collaborations and strategic partnerships, to enable social innovators or entrepreneurs to scale their impact or business faster.
Find out more about iLabs here: https://innovationlabs.sunway.edu.my/
Sunway Social Innovators Club and The Good Tavern
Sunway Social Innovators Club (SSIC) organized The Good Tavern (TGT) Social Market Place on 14 – 15 March where social enterprises gather to promote social entrepreneurship amongst students by displaying and selling their products.
Find out more about The Good Tavern here : https://www.facebook.com/thegoodtavern/
On the 28th of March 2018, a delegation from the European Commission as well as SEASIN members participated in the SISU evaluation session. The event took place at the Seminar Room situated at the UiTM-MTDC Technopreneur Centre.
The event started roughly at 9 a.m. The event started with the singing of the Malaysian national anthem as well as an opening speech by Prof. Mark Anderson. The event continued with a reply speech followed by a presentation by the Director of UiTM-SISU, Prof. Dr. Faizah Abd. Majid.
The delegation was also brought for a tour of the UiTM-SISU facilities shortly after. Lunch took place at the UiTM Hotel, which is then followed by the evaluation and a sharing session among the members of UiTM-SISU who came to the events.
Among them were Dr. Eddie, Dr. Marzlin, Prof. Dr. Maznah, Pn Rohasmizah and some of her project members. The event concluded around 4 p.m.
IMPACT CONNECT Social Innovation Studios in Cambodia happened on 9-10th April, 2018, hosted by NUM Social Innovation Lab with the number of 15 participants from NUM-IC and RUPP. The participants worked together to design and share best solutions to the current problem happening in the society.
IMPACT CONNECT is a regional platform designed to help develop the capacity of social innovation in Southeast Asia and connect them them to leading universities and global changemakers.