Critical Success Factors of Nanotechnology Commercialization in Malaysia.

Critical Success Factors of Nanotechnology Commercialization in Malaysia.


  • Mawaddah Mohamad College of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia
  • Amlus Ibrahim College of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia


Nanotechnology, CSF: dedicated policy, collaboration, customer focused, technology infrastructure


The issues of research, innovations and commercialization have become a hot debate when certain parties dispute the level of research and innovation in Malaysia. In Malaysia, nanotechnology based products have entered the market although at small quantities. The government does realize that a lot of research findings from institutions of higher learning and research agencies could not result in products, that is, to be commercialized. Hence, this research will highlight the barriers that hinder the commercialization of nanotechnology in Malaysia. It tries to explore the critical success factors that affect the growth of nanotechnology base products in Malaysian industry. Based on the issues surrounding nanotechnology growth in Malaysia, this study discusses the four factors that can affect the commercialization of nanotechnology among the manufacturing sector in Malaysia which are dedicated policy, collaboration, customer focused, and technology infrastructure.


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How to Cite

Mohamad, M., & Ibrahim, A. (2022). Critical Success Factors of Nanotechnology Commercialization in Malaysia . Global Business Management Review (GBMR), 4(1), 31–40. Retrieved from