On 31 May 2006, BIOTEC held a Press Conference to announce research collaboration on Emerging Infectious Diseases and Thai Herbs with Ministry of Public Health. The announcement and the MOU signing ceremony were presided over by H.E. Dr. Pravit Ratanapian, Minister of Science & Technology and H.E. Mr. Phinij Jarusombat, Minister of Public Health. Three MOUs signed on that day were:
The MOU between BIOTEC and Department of Medical Science on Emerging Infectious Diseases research.
The MOU between BIOTEC and Department for Development of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine on research and development of Thai herbs for Thai traditional medicine and functional food.
The MOU between Government Pharmaceutical Organization (GPO) and Department for Development of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine on the pilot plant production of Thai herbal products and the development of business enterprise.
The MOU signing ceremony at BIOTEC, Thailand Science Park.