Contact: Fiona Chin
Mobile Phone: +6010 792 9888
Date: May 7th, 2019

Sirim Berhad hosted the SI2TE 2019, inviting inventors of all ages worldwide to share solutions. Young innovators as young as 10 showcased their creations.

Si2TE competition featured key areas like advanced materials, environmental & renewable energy, automotive, chemicals, and industrial design. Judges evaluated novelty, commercial viability, real-world applicability, and environmental impact.

Si2TE event

IGL Coatings shared their idea for a self-cleaning hydrophilic coating for the solar panel industry at SI2TE which would address some of the issues faced by the solar panel industry.

solar photovoltaics panels

IGL Coatings won a silver medal for their innovative hydrophilic coating that improves solar panel efficiency by breaking down dirt and pollutants, easily washed away with water

KENZO, silver award

The highlight of the SI2TE event for the IGL team was the opportunity to interact, demonstrate and share the benefits of eco-friendly inventive technology with the young and budding inventors of the future.

About IGL Coatings

IGL Coatings, established in 2015, swiftly emerged as a leading name in the global automotive detailing industry. Originating from Malaysia, IGL’s widespread success stems from its unwavering focus on innovation, sustainability, customer satisfaction, and technological advancements.

IGL Coatings is a global market leader in the development and manufacturing of innovative surface protection solutions. With a strong commitment to research and development. IGL Coatings creates industry-leading coatings that deliver exceptional durability, enhanced aesthetics, and environmental sustainability. Trusted by professionals and enthusiasts worldwide. IGL Coatings is dedicated to revolutionizing the automotive, marine, and industrial sectors with cutting-edge technologies and unparalleled customer support.

For more information about IGL Coatings and their range of automotive and marine products, please visit Alternatively, you can email us at

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