Based in Cybercentre in Pahang Technology Park, Malaysia the "Asia Center of Excellence for Smart Technologies" (ACES) is a joint venture of ECERDC (East Coast Economic Region Development Council) and TUM International GmbH.

ACES serves as a gateway for the implementation of smart technologies for the ASEAN region through strategic partnerships between industry, academia and government. ACES assists its customers, partners, and end-users to maximize digitally-driven business opportunities through providing wide-ranging Industry 4.0 solutions including advisory, consulting and training services.