Ministry of Science and Technology of Thailand signs Memorandum of Understanding with National Research Council of Canada
On 10 December 2018, Dr. Soranit Siltharm, Permanent Secretary of Science and Technology of Thailand and NRC President, Mr. Iain Stewart signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote scientific research collaboration between the two countries. The cooperation under this MOU may include the following areas; (i) food science and technology; (ii) measure science standard ;( iii) renewable and alternative energy ;( iv) railway technology and industrial research; (v) human health therapeutics and medical device; (vi) material science and technology; (vii) biotechnology; (viii) other area of cooperation jointly decide upon. This partnership will facilitate connections and business opportunities for companies in the food sector, and in the Protein Industries Supercluster with Thailand and other Southeast Asian economies.
Following the official signing, the NRC hosted the Women in Engineering and Science Symposium. Speakers included former students from Thailand who worked at the NRC as part of its Women in Engineering and Science training program.
TISTR representatives participating in this event included Mrs.Thippaya Junvee Fortune, Director of Analytical Chemistry Laboratory (ACL) and Dr. Anat Hasap, Director of Railway and Transportation Technology Testing and Development Laboratory