3rd ICA Research Symposium (ICARS) 2020


“Sustainable Agriculture, Food & Nutrition Security”


22nd September 2020, Pagoh Higher Education Hub, Johor



ICARS 2020

Welcome to 3rd ICA Research Symposium (ICARS) 2020

ICA Research Symposium (ICARS) has established itself as an excellent platform for researcher and industry practitioner to share their research finding and experience in field of sustainable agriculture and food production. The first ICARS was held in 2018 and continue followed in 2019, since then various research finding have been successful shared among. With this year theme of “Sustainable Agriculture, Food & Nutrition Security”, we hope many new finding and experience could be shared together. This symposium includes lectures, research paper and poster presentations.   

This year, ICARS is introducing Food & Agriculture Research & Innovation Competition (FARIC) with the objectives:

  • To support the development of food and agriculture through the empowerment towards research and improvement in food and agriculture research and technology
  • To give recognition to the innovation research projects in food and agriculture research and technology


In consideration of the safety and limitation of travelling due to COVID-19 and Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO), the presentation mode of 3rd ICARS has changed to VIRTUAL PRESENTATION for all International and local participants. Safety and well-being of 3rd ICARS participants and organizing committees is our top priority.

The symposium themes



The symposium will focus on the following scopes:

Nutrient Dense and Bioactives Food for Health & Wellness   

Sustainable Agriculture 

Win attractive prizes

All presenters (whether live online presentation or pre-recorded video presentation) are automatically eligible to participate in the competition for a chance to win attractive prizes. The competition is divided into 2 categories based on symposium scopes and for each category the awards are as below:

• Gold (RM 250 cash + RM250 worth of ICA product + E-Certificate)
• Silver (RM 150 cash + RM150 worth of ICA product + E-Certificate)
• Bronze (RM 80 cash + RM70 worth of ICA product + E-Certificate)


We would like to congratulate all the winners of the 3rd ICA Research Symposium (ICARS) 2020

Category – Nutrient Dense and Bioactives Food for Health & Wellness  
Gold – Siti Nor Azlina Abd Rashid
Silver – A Rafidah binti A Mohd Yunos
Bronze – Dr. Harisun binti Yaakob

Category – Sustainable Agriculture

Gold – Norfakhrina binti Mohd Noor
Silver – Norsyafiqah Amalina Ahmad Jafri
Bronze – Nur Amalina binti Mohd Ropi

Register NOW

Closing Date for Abstract Submission : 31st August 2020

Innovation Centre in Agritechnology for Advanced Bioprocessing (ICA), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia 84600, Pagoh, Johor, Malaysia


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