Thailand Pavilion at BIO 2008 San Diego

The National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), Board of Investment (BOI), Thailand Center of Excellence for Life Sciences (TCELS), Ministry of Public Health (MOPH), Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) jointly organized Thailand Pavilion at BIO 2008 San Diego, 17-20 June 2008. This year the theme of the Thailand Pavilion is “Thailand Medical Hub of the World”. BIOTEC and eight private biotechnology companies were part of the exhibitors in the Pavilion.

Thailand’s participation is aimed to entice investment and collaboration in bio-business sector. BIO 2008 were participated by more than 2,200 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations from 70 countries and about 20,000 people attending, including high-level executives from the genetic engineering and biotechnology field all over the world.




H.E. Wuthipong Chaisang, Minister of Science and Technology (center) presided over the grand opening of Thailand Pavilion.
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H.E. Wutipong Chaisang, Minister of Science and Technology (center) giving an interview to Mr. Mitsuru Miyata (left), Executive Leader Writer of Nikkei Business Publications.

Assoc. Prof. Prasit Palittapongarnpim, Vice President of NSTDA (right) giving an interview to Mr. Bas Straub, Elsevier Science Publisher.

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Posted on 25 June 2008.