“Northeastern Innovation Expo 2015- Food and Energy Innovation Expo”

Created on Wednesday, 30 September 2015 Published Date Written by neeranutch

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          Dr.Pichet Durongkaveroj, Minister of Science and Technology reveals that due to the success of “Northern Innovation Expo 2015” at Chiang-mai province which was held during 29-30 August 2015, many entrepreneurs and people in the north participated this expo. Therefore, Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) gradually organizes “Northeastern Innovation Expo  2015” which is held during 26-27 September 2015 at Suranaree University of Technology, Nakhon Ratchsima before it’s organized in the south. “Northeastern Innovation Expo 2015” has selected the research and innovation results which are developed and applicable from the main academic institutes in the region and agencies under MOST. This expo performs the northeast people’s way of life which effects the success of science, technology and innovation application to develop food and energy production for communities. In addition, it’s the regional universities’ research and innovation on medicine, agriculture, food, energy, ICT, electronics and cosmetics, expanded to commercial.

          Assoc.Prof.Dr.Weerapong Pairsuwan, Permanent Secretary of MOST says that innovation creation is important for competitive capability and national social and economic development which lead to be the developed country. It should increase S&T capability, R&D in order to create national innovation which can compete with foreign countries, to regulate R&D and to create innovation systematically. It leads to increase more income, reduce inequality, create Thai society and also create stability, prosperity and sustainability of the country.

          Asst.Prof.Dr.Phongchai Jittamai, Manager, Suranaree University of Technology Science Park (SUTSP) says that Northeastern Innovation Expo 2015 is organized under the concept- technology and innovation development on energy for reducing the foreign technology application, reducing to import and increasing value-added agricultural production by food production and processing in order to create sustainable income and national stability. The highlight of expo are: completely waste disposal system, native-chicken breeding development, visit waste disposal plant, visit biomass power plant and visit Synchrotron Light Research Institute.

          This expo has the activities in 3 zones as follows;

-         Zone A:Exhibition -Technology and Innovation research results on food agriculture and energy from developing level to success level.

-         Zone B: MOST research results

-         Zone C: Business Matching among entrepreneurs, researchers and private sectors.

This opening ceremony on 26 September 2015, Dr.Pichet Durongkaveroj, Minister gives the special speech on “Build Nation on Science and Technology” and signing MOU licensing for intellectual property.   Assoc.Prof.Dr.Weerapong Pairsuwan, Permanent Secretary also gives the special lecture on ”Northeastern Science and Technology Infrastructure Databank(NESP STDB 2015)”

27 September 2015, Prof.Dr.Prasart Suebka, Rector of Suranaree University of Technology signs the MOU licensing technology for community waste disposal “Refuse-Derived Fuel:RDF” and Mechanical Biological Waste Treatment (SUT-MBT) 25 pilot projects in order to compensate to the society in the occasion of 25th anniversary of the establishment of Suranaree University of Technology and also present the project on household biogas production system.

The participants in 3 Regional Innovation Expo are the investors interested in innovation business, the entrepreneurs in innovation business, private sectors groups government agencies, lecturers, researchers students and publics.

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