SIRIM has always played a major role in the development of the country's private sector. We focus on discovering and developing new technologies to help businesses compete better through quality and innovation. By tapping into our expertise and knowledge base, small and medium businesses collaborate with our scientists everyday in their quest for improvement in the manufacturing, technology and services sectors.
Together with our industry partners, SIRIM Berhad has enabled Malaysian products and services to receive due recognition in quality and innovativeness worldwide. By continuously reinventing the way we do things, we ensure that we remain market-driven, flexible, cost-effective, and responsive to our clients.
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A GLOBAL INSTITUTION
SIRIM is recognised the world over as a global research and standards development organisation.
We are one of the nine founding members of the Global Research Alliance (GRA), a cooperation of leading knowledge-intensive technology organisations from nine countries in four continents. The alliance has a combined strength of more than 50000 scientists and technologists committed to developing global knowledge networks for industry and industrial sectors to enhance their competitiveness.
SIRIM is also the secretariat of the World Association of Industrial and Technological Organisations (WAITRO), an independent association of industrial research organisations founded under the auspices of the United Nations. It currently has 160 members in 80 countries.
As the national standards development agency, SIRIM plays an active role in international standards development. We coordinate the country's participation in international standardisation activities, where Malaysia is a participating member in over 80 ISO Technical Committees and Subcommittees.