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Innovative. Driven. Transformative.

Empowering Innovation for a Better Humanity 


About Robopreneur Sdn Bhd

It always seems IMPOSSIBLE until it's DONE

-Nelson Mandela

Robopreneur Sdn Bhd (Robopreneur) is a pioneer and market leader in the service robotics technology and business in Malaysia. Robopreneur has been involved in modernizing businesses and accelerating digital lifestyles in the country.


Robopreneur is an award-winning robotics company specializing in the design and development of customized robotic products and solutions, leveraging Vision AI and analytics for professional and domestic use. Established in 2015 as a start-up company developing humanoid robot applications for Autism children, Robopreneur is now expanding as the leader in the service robotics business in Malaysia. The company's strength is in its strong R&D capabilities to offer customized solutions and project development utilizing robotics, automation, and AI for the digital transformation of commercial businesses and social enterprises. 

To Provide Innovative Solutions through Service Robotics that Empower Human Capabilities and Propel the Economy Forward.

To democratize the Service Robotics business through Venture Platform Business Model offering affordable and reliable service robotics products & solutions for the end user. And to become the market leader for Service Robotics business in Malaysia and Asia region.

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The Founder

If you want something you've never had, you must do something you've never done.                 -Denzel Washington-

Dr. Hanafiah Yussof

Dr. Hanafiah Yussof is the Founder, Board of Director and Group Chief Executive Officer of Robopreneur Sdn Bhd. With more than 20 years of experience in robotics R&D and business, he has been described as an esteemed academician, innovator, entrepreneur, and overall game changer. His success in the field has led him to be regarded as a prominent figure in the campaign to achieve corporate-wide adoption of robotics technology in all businesses.


Dr. Hanafiah holds a Ph.D. in Information Science from Nagoya University Japan specializing in a humanoid robot. He boasts a distinguished position in the robotics community as Chairman of IEEE Robotics and Automation (RAS) Malaysia Chapter making him well-known amongst robotics scientists and researchers. His passion and strong leadership have grown Robopreneur from a university start-up company to a fully enterprise robotic company, that pioneering Service Robotics business in Malaysia and become one of the market leaders in the Asia region. 


With the aim to develop and distribute commercial robots that empower humanity, Dr. Hanafiah knows that Robopreneur will play an important role in the robotics industry and become a world-class robotics company.



Linkedin: Hanafiah Yussof


Awards & Recognition

  • Leave a Nest ASEAN Deep Tech Award 2024

  • World Digital Economy Corporate CEO Lifetime Achievement Award 2022

  • Top in Tech Innovation ward 2022

  • Best UiTM Start-up Award 2022

  • EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award 2021 Malaysia Top 3 Nominees in Technology Category

  • STAR Outstanding Business Awards 2021 - Meritorious Achievement in Best Use of Technology Category

  • SME & Entrepreneurs Business Award 2021 (SEBA2021) - Technopreneur of The Year Award 2021

  • SUPERBRANDS Award 2021

  • Winner of Khazanah Impact Innovation Challenge (KIIC) 2021 - Robotics Wheelchair Arm System

  • Malaysia Industry Personalities & Entrepreneurs Award 2021

  • SME100 Fast Moving Company Award 2020

  • SME100 Sustainable Brand Award 2020

  • STAR Outstanding Business Award (SOBA) 2020 - Meritorious Achievement in Best Innovation Category

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