Our Story

Tabung Ekonomi Gagasan Anak Sarawak (TEGAS) was established in 2012 as a Charitable Trust dedicated to promoting Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship amongst Sarawakian youth.

TEGAS is governed by the Board of Trustees, chaired by The Honourable Datu Haji Len Talif Salleh, Assistant Minister of Urban Planning, Land Administration and Environment. Day-to-day management is delegated to a Senior Management Team, headed by Chief Operating Officer, Awangku Merali Pg. Mohamed.

Our Vision

The leading platform for the promotion of Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Sarawak.

Our Mission

To promote STEM, TVET and Entrepreneurship through outreach programmes

To foster strategic partnership & ecosystem synergy

To catalyze talent development & community empowerment

Our Journey

2012

28th February

Launching of TEGAS

by Chief Minister of Sarawak on 28th February 2012 @ BCCK

  • Promoting TEVT with a total outreach of 71,402
  • 48% of 18,000 capacity of 31 ILA/ILS have been filled
  • 4 staff

Programs

  • TEGAS Jelajah Sekolah
  • Sarawak Career and Training (SCaT) Fair
  • TEGAS Bersama Komuniti
  • Ekspo Latihan & Pendidikan
  • Hari TEVT @ PLKN

2013

Year Highlights

  • Promoting TEVT with a total outreach of 57,192
  • 55.9% of 18,000 capacity of 31 ILA/ILS have been filled
  • 4 staff

Programs

  • Seminar Rakan TEGAS
  • Seminar Belia TEGAS
  • Seminar Wanita TEGAS
  • Seminar Halatuju & Pendidikan TEVT

2014

Year Highlights

  • Promoting TEVT with a total outreach of 41,422
  • 91.1% of 18,000 capacity of 31 ILA/ILS have been filled
  • 6 staff

Programs

  • TEVT With You

2015

Year Highlights

  • Promoting TEVT with a total outreach of 61,981
  • 73% of 18,000 capacity of 31 ILA/ILS have been filled
  • 8 staff

21st December

Forum Belia TEGAS 2015

Programs

  • Project of Dreams Realized (Pro-DR) Roadshow
  • Forum Belia TEGAS

2016

Year Highlights

  • Promoting TEVT with a total outreach of 66,837
  • 96.3% of 18,000 capacity of 31 ILA/ILS have been filled
  • 9 staff

8-10th March

Sarawak Career & Training (SCaT) Fair 2016

6-8th August

TRIA Program | Northern Zone (Miri)

13-15th August

TRIA Program | Southern Zone (Kuching)

27-29th August

TRIA Program | Central Zone (Sibu)

24-26th October

TRIA Program | Northern Zone (Bintulu)

Programs

  • Training & Industrial Awareness (TRIA) Program
  • Sarawak Fashion Award (SFA)
  • Youth Got Skills (YGS)

2017

Year Highlights

  • Promoting TEVT, STEM and Entrepreneurship with a total outreach of 30,000
  • 11 staff

3-5th March

STEM Playground 2017

4th April

Announcement by Chief Minister

TEGAS to develop Digital Village in Samajaya with RM30 mil

28th August

Launching of TEGAS Digital Innovation Hub (Kuching)

Programs

  • STEM Playground
  • #INNOVATESARAWAK Challenge

2018

Year Highlights

  • TEGAS initiated Sarawak Youth Leaders
  • Promoting Digital Innovation with a total outreach of 70,800
  • 13 staff

24th Feb – 18th Mar

Pro-DR Roadshow 2018

4-5th August

STEM Playground Miri 2018

11-12th August

STEM Playground Sibu 2018

20-21st October

DROBOTEX Mini Challenge 2018

The first Drone and Robotics Explore (DROBOTEX) Challenge held in conjuction with Pustaka Makersmeet

Programs

  • TEGAS Pre-Accelerator Bootcamp (TPAB)
  • TEGAS Startup Lab

2019

Year Highlights

  • Promoting Digital Innovation with a total outreach of 80,000
  • 17 staff

15-17th March

STEM Playground Kuching 2019

26-28th July

STEM Playground Sibu 2019

3-4th August

STEM Playground Miri 2019

4-6th October

Borneo International DROBOTEX 2019

Borneo International Drone and Robotics Explore (DROBOTEX) 2019 is a 3-day exhibition, competition, and workshop that exposes the visitor, student, and community into the world of new emerging technology in drone and robotics.

13-14th November

DROBOTEX Mini Challenge Kapit 2019

16-18th December

Community Innovation Literacy (COMIL)

Programs

  • Borneo International DROBOTEX Challenge
  • Community Innovation Literacy (COMIL)

2020

Year Highlights

  • TEGAS initiated STEM Makerspace
  • 23 staff

14th July

STEM@Home Online Show

First episodes of the first season

28th Sep – 4th Oct

STEM Playground Virtual Fair 2020

Due to Covid-19, this year’s STEM Playground has gone online too! Using 360 degree virtual tour technology, this year’s STEM Playground will sure to bring you a brand new virtual experience.

Programs

Virtual Programs:

  • STEM Playground Virtual Fair 2020
  • STEM@Home Online Show
  • TEGAS #MakersChallenge
  • Pertandingan Video Pendek: 81 Inisiatif Kerajaan Negeri Sarawak
  • TRIZ Olympiad

2021

January

2021 Upcoming Programs

  • TEGAS Think & Tinker
  • MakeX Competition 2021