About SMART Centre

Welcome to S.M.A.R.T. Centre's official site.

Small and Medium Enterprises Market Advisory Resource and Training (S.M.A.R.T.) Centre is an initiative by the Penang State Government and investPenang - its investment promotion arm to provide market intelligence, business advisory, information & resources, and training services to the local small and medium companies (SMEs) in Penang. S.M.A.R.T. Centre was officially launched by the Rt. Hon. Mr. Lim Guan Eng, Chief Minister of Penang on 21st May, 2010.


  1. Provide information on financial assistance schemes and market intelligence to the local SMEs, including collection of relevant literature, directories and journals for references;
  2. Assist to create new business opportunities and capacity building initiatives to encourage the development of local SMEs; and
  3. Carry out industry research and local supply chain mapping to identify gaps and crucial growth areas with the vision to support consistent growth of industries in Penang.

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