Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation (MOSTI)
Nextgreen received RM3.3 million matching grant from 2019 until 2022 in liaison with government effort to enhance and expedite the commercialisation of research and development findings. This also acknowledge Nextgreen as the entity with capacity and expertise to further improve the new technology for development of sustainable food packaging from oil palm empty fruit bunch (EFB) cellulosic fibre extracted using Nextgreen’s patented technology.
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
Nextgreen collaborates with UPM to utilise the EFB treated by Nextgreen’s hybrid technology called Preconditioning Refiner Chemical- Recycle Bleached Mechanised Pulp (PRC-RBMP) as a main raw material for the development of sustainable food packaging. This collaboration also aims to maximise the potential of nanocellulose as an advanced nanomaterial, which also made from EFB to enhance the mechanical and water barrier properties of EFB-based food packaging.
Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM)
Nextgreen in collaboration with UiTM has identified the potential of kenaf bast and kenaf core as filler for the pulp and paper. The goal of this project is to produce EFB/kenaf-based papers using green technology.
Shaanxi University of Science & Technology (SUST)
Nextgreen is working with a group of SUST researchers to develop an environmentally and industrially-friendly process to extract lignin from black liquor, which will then be used to produce bio-adhesives.
Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP)
Nextgreen and UMP committed to collaborate in areas such as industrial training, matching funds, tree replanting projects, and industry talks. Additionally, Nextgreen offers scholarships to qualified UMP students for their study.
Forest Research Institute of Malaysia (FRIM)
Nextgreen is collaborating with FRIM to develop a Certification Module for Sustainable Green Paper From Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunches (EFB).

Quotes from FRIM

"Fortunately, some companies such as Nextgreen Global Berhad have sustainability visions when embarking in new development projects. As a kick-off, Nextgreen has taken the initiative in ensuring their paper products ..