The Visit of the French Ambassador to the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation (MHESI)
On 20 November 2019, His Excellency Mr. Jacques Lapouge, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of France to the Kingdom of Thailand visited and discussed with Dr. Suvit Maesincee, Minister of the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation (MHESI) at the Office of the Permanent Secretary, MHESI.
On this occasion, the representatives from Thailand Institute of Scientific and Technological Research (TISTR) namely Mr. Sayan Tanpanich, Deputy Governor of Research and Development Group for Bio-Industries, Ms. Thanchanok Muangman, Senior Research Officer, Expert Centre of Innovative Herbal Products (InnoHerb), Ms. Pimprapai Supornrat, International Relations Officer and Ms. Rattana Ngamvisitsil, Assistant International Relations Officer, International Relations Division, participated in the meeting. TISTR proposed the topic on MOU between TISTR and University of Franche-Comte (UFC) on Skin Models and is looking for the French partners to facilitate Pharmaceutical research and other collaborative activities as well as establishing mutual relationships and good networks.
Both sides discussed about the ongoing collaboration in the areas of Human Development (Area-based University, Training, Fellowship, Scholarship, and Funding), Research and Development based on BCG Model (Bio, Circular, and Green Economy), Frontier Research on Aerospace, Energy, and Environment, Industrial Investment in Eastern Economic Corridor of Innovation (EECi), and SMEs, Start-up and Entrepreneurship.