SIRIM is well established globally in technology research and standards development platforms.
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.
SIRIM plays an active role in local industry and 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.