SMART Automation Grant (SAG)

Get up to RM200,000 per company or a 50% matching grant to implement automation for your business.

Encourage Digital Adoption through Automation

The government is encouraging SMEs to adopt digitalisation by automating their processes to increase efficiency and reduce costs.

A matching grant of up to 50% to the total project cost or up to RM200,000.00 ceiling limit whichever is lower is provided under National Economic Recovery Plan (PENJANA) to support SMEs to implement digitalisation for their businesses.

MDeC is the programme manager for this grant and Ecava is a strategic vendor / technical service provider for designing, developing and executing the project.

Your Trusted Strategic Vendor

Ecava has been providing automation systems since 2005. Ecava’s products are currently used in thousands of installations in over 50 countries around the world.

Ecava has experience in providing building automation systems, facilities management, power and energy management systems, security and access systems, tracking and monitoring systems.

Advanced Technological Solutions


Designed and built by Malaysians, this home-grown Made-in-Malaysia software is the framework that powers the advanced automation systems provided by Ecava.

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Controllers (if required) are provided by Siemens, a widely known German engineering company that is more than 100 years old. Siemens is one of our strategic partners in providing automation solutions.


Under this grant, we are providing a very special package that includes Ecava’s software and Siemens’ hardware to power your automation needs. Contact us to find out more.

Expected Project Outcome

Increase in revenue Saving in business cost Reduce of process time cycle Reduce man hours Create new source of growth

SME’s Eligibility

51% owned by Malaysians Incorporated in Malaysia Issued and paid up capital of minimum RM50,000.00 Not subject of liquidation / winding up order No going concern and/or not dormant

Eligible Expenses

Cost of IT hardware Cost of software License fee
Process redesign Testing and certification costs associated to project Training costs associated to project

How To Apply?

Submit interest to MDeC Work with Ecava to draft project proposal and pitch deck Submit application online Pitching session Approve / Reject

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