The country also benefited by having centralized information on facilities and equipment scientific that eventually avoid procurement of similar scientific equipment.
The NSFE was develop by the Malaysian Science and Technology Information Center (MASTIC) that contains information on facilities and scientific equipment in Malaysia. The equipment is owned by government departments and agencies, government research institutions and public higher education institutions. The sharing of facilities and scientific equipment for this initiative refers to the following scope and definitions:
MASTIC will continue increasing the number of facility and scientific equipment in NSFE. Therefore, MASTIC encourage various agencies / departments and the private sector to list their owned scientific facilities and equipment worth RM100,000.00 in the NSFE by register it on the KRSTE.my portal.