To create opportunity for research and business collaboration, BIOTEC, in conjunction with Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology (KRIBB) and Chuncheon Bioindustry Foundation (CBF), organized Thailand-Korea Scientific Symposium and B2B Meeting on 29 November – 1 December 2006 at Thailand Science Park.
The theme of the scientific symposium on 29 November 2006 was biosensors and biochip. The event consisted of a series of presentations by experienced scientists from both Korea and Thailand.
On 30 November 2006, the focus turned to business collaboration. The program was attended by seven Korean companies and twelve Thai companies, namely BODITECH MED INC.; JENO BIOTECH INC.; Fineco Co., Ltd.; Proteogen, Inc.; Radiant co., Ltd.; LG Life Sciences Company; Asia Medical Agricultural Laboratory and Research Center Co.,Ltd.; Betagro Science Center Co.,Ltd.; Biogenomed Co.,Ltd.; BRIALAB Co.,Ltd.; Greater Pharma Manufacturing; Nanoasia Co.,Ltd.; Pechaboon Innovation Co.,Ltd.; Siam Life Science Co.,Ltd.; Zenimed (Thailand) Co.,Ltd.; Cybeles (Thailand) Co.,Ltd.; Sunolin Co., Ltd.; and Siam Interlab Co., Ltd.
BIOTEC has established formal collaboration with KRIBB since 2004. Since then, BIOTEC and KRIBB have organized two joint symposiums - one in Thailand in July 2004 and early this year in Korea.
Prof. Morakot Tanticharoen, Director of BIOTEC and Dr. Bong Hyun Chung, Director of BioNanotechnology Research Center (BNRC), KRIBB gave Opening Remarks.