DIGITAL CONTENT TECHNOLOGY

INFRASTRUCTURE SUPPORT PROGRAMME (BATIK DIGITAL)

This initiative is aimed to maintain content quality, data security and consistency of deliverables with new normal environment through the reimbursement incentive for technology solutions.

OBJECTIVE

To reduce companies/studios additional software and hardware cost

Local studios readiness for global jobs to compete with International studios

Business continuity for creative studio to operate anytime & anywhere

WHO CAN APPLY

COMPANIES

  • Incorporated in Malaysia under the Companies Act 1965 or Companies Act 2016 and has been in operation for a minimum of 1 (one) year as at the application date

  • No the subject of a winding up order

BUSINESSES

  • Enterprise / Sole Proprietorship / Partnership
  • Registered under the Registration of Business Act 1956 and 1 (one) year or more as of application date
  • The owner or partner is not the subject of a bankruptcy or insolvency order

LLP

  • Limited Liability Partnerships
  • Registered under Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2012 and 1 (one) year or more as of application date
  • The partner(s) is not the subject of a bankruptcy or insolvency order

  • Has proven portfolio and track record in digital creative content creation in animation, game development, new media, visual effects, digital comic, augmented reality, virtual reality, mixed reality or interactive content works either as an outsourced service provider or in the creation of original work.
  • Employs a minimum of 5 (five) employees.
  • The software/technology solution to be purchased is one of the software/technology solution listed in the List of Allowable Softwares/Technology Solutions.
  • The purchase of software/technology solution has not been made as at the application date.

Scope of Incentive

  • Category A
  • Category B
  • Category C
   

Company Size (No. of Employees):

5-30

 

Incentive Amount (RM)

RM10,000

   

Company Size (No. of Employees):

31-100

 

Incentive Amount (RM)

RM20,000

   

Company Size (No. of Employees):

101 and above

 

Incentive Amount (RM)

RM40,000

LIST OF ALLOWABLE SOFTWARES / TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS

1. Short Gun

2. Atlassian JIRA

3. Moca Pro

4. Slack

5. Fusion

6. Trello

7. ASANA

8. Monday.com

9. TACTIC

10. Microsoft Project

11. Google Sheet

12. Synology NAS

1. DingTalk

2. Amazon Web Services

3. Cisco Webex

4. Microsoft Teams

5. G Suite by Google

6. VooV Meeting

7. Zoom Meeting

8. Adobe Connect

9. Discord

10. Notion

1. Autodesk MAYA/3ds Max/Smoke

2. Blender

3. Unreal Engine

4. Unity /GameMaker /AppGameKit /RPG Maker /Construct /Stencyl /BuildBox /Titanium /Haxe /Clickteam Fusion

5. Visual Studio /IntelliJ IDEA /Aptana Studio 3 /PyCharm /PhpStorm /WebStorm /AppCode /RubyMine /Komodo IDE/CLion

6. Adobe Creative Cloud

7. WordPress

8. MOHO Studio

9. Logic Pro

10. Da Vincci Resolve

11. Z Brush

12. Apple Final Cut Pro

13. Toon Boom Harmony /StoryboardPro /Producer

14. AutoCAD /Engineering Software /ID Design

15. NUKE/Houdini

16. 3D Streomax/Audio Software/Pro Tools/LMMS

17. Visio

18. Krita

19. Esoteric Spine 2D

20. DragonBones

21. Sublime

22. Portraitpro

23. Skylum

24. Flutter

TIMELINE

April – May 2021
June 2021
July 2021
Aug – Nov 2021

CLOSING DATE

BATCH 1

15 APRIL 2021 (6.00 p.m)

BATCH 2

30 APRIL 2021 (6.00 p.m)

BATCH 3

25 MAY 2021(6.00 p.m)

MANNER OF DISBURSEMENT

  • MDEC to reimburse and pay to the Recipient the amount of cost of purchase of the software /technology solution paid by the Recipient to the vendor /supplier / technology provider /service provider supported by receipt of the purchase.
  • Claim for disbursement shall be made by the Recipient latest by 30 November 2021 and upon approval by MDEC,  the disbursement is made through online payment /issuance of cheque or wire transfer.