Entrepreneur Development


Talent Development

Bio-based Accelerator Programme (BBA)

The Bio-based Accelerator (BBA) programme helps bio-based start-ups, micro businesses, and large companies in infusing science, technology, automation, and strategic investment into their business operations. The programme also identifies and provides facilitation to overcome gaps in skills, technology adoption, financial resources, regulatory compliance, and product marketability. This empowers bio-based companies in the agriculture, industrial, and healthcare sectors to ascend the value chain progressively, enhancing efficiency and competitiveness.


Approved BBA companies will receive assistance and facilitation to prepare for potentially obtaining BioNexus Status. This status entails 100% tax incentives for up to 10 years.

What are the Programmes and Facilitation available?

Reskilling of Manpower

The Biokerjaya program provides job-matching opportunities for individuals to acquire new skills related to biotechnology.

Training of Graduates

The BeST program provides training opportunities for graduates to gain practical experience in the biotechnology industry.


One of the facilitations provided to BBA companies is obtaining the necessary accreditations and standards to elevate their business to the next level.

Certification Programs

Certification programs, such as Halal, MeSTI Certification, and HACCP, can help companies ensure that their products meet certain standards and are safe for consumption.

Product Development Program

Product development programs can help companies improve their existing products or develop new ones.

Regulatory Advisory

Regulatory advisory services can help companies navigate regulatory requirements and ensure that they are in compliance with applicable laws.

Technology Adoption

Technology adoption can help companies improve their processes and products. This can lead to increased efficiency and cost savings for the company.

Funding Assistance

Funding assistance can help companies access the capital they need to grow and expand their business.

Marketing and Promotional Activities

Marketing and promotional activities can help companies increase their visibility and attract new customers. This can help companies increase their revenue and expand their customer base.

Access to Laboratories and Technology Platforms

Access to laboratories through the BioNexus Partner Laboratories (BNP), other technology platforms, as well as Strategic Collaborations with Research Institutions/Research Universities, will help companies access the resources they need to develop and improve their products.

How to Apply

General Requirements

Bio-based technology adoption
(currently has or plans to)
Has at least one full-time employee with contributions to EPF/KWSP
A legal entity that complies with local laws, regulations, and guidelines
One-time application fee of RM250 to be paid only upon approval of BBA status
(conditional and non-refundable)

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