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SME Corp BAP 3.0 is 50% Matching Grant

Business Accelerator Programme (BAP 3.0) is an integrated assistance programme aimed to enhance the capabilities of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) through business advisory services and financial support. This programme supports a wide range of capability building initiatives to assist SMEs to grow and expand their businesses locally and globally. The grant given is 50% up to RM400,000

Important note:

  • Applications can only be made via online** 

  • It is compulsory to obtain SME Status Certification. Please apply here [click]

  • It is recommended to apply for SCORE [click] when applying for this assistance



Application Period:

  • For information, new application for BAP 3.0 will remain closed until further notice.

Disclaimer: Acceptance of the applications depends on the balance of the funds    

Scope’s of grant:


RM400,000 of Grant covers:


  1. Machinery 

  2. CRM/ Automation System/ Front-end and back-end System

  3. Retrofitting (Upgraded the process or production)

  4. Warehousing System



RM50,000 of Grant cover:

  1. Online application, Mobile E-commerce E-payment & ICT applications


RM200,000 of Grant Covers:

  1. Premise Renovation (for certification requirement only)

  2. Branding & Promotion

  3. Packaging & Product Packaging


Qualifying Condition:

Undergo SEM Status Certification

Fullfill SME Definition

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Annual sales turnover exceeds RM300k per year

At least 60% local equity

Valid Business Premises Licenses from Local Authorities

At least 6 months in operations

Undergone or willing to undergo SCORE / MCORE assessment (Min 2 star to apply)

Priority Criteria:

A business taxpayer

A minimum paid-up capital of RM30,000.00

Cash at banks at least 20% of project value

Ratio of local workers: foreigner worker at least 70:30

Projects with high value added/ contribution to increased products

Open to projects implemented 180 days / 6 months date of online submission

50% of Total approved cost allowable to be disbur supplier.



* Processing fee of RM500 for SME

* Processing fee of RM300 for Micro total cost is allowed to be paid directly to the supplier.

(imposed after the applicationis approved)


  • June 2021 (Closed) 

  • September 2021(Closed)

  • Applications open on: Q4 2022 (TBC)

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