Get ready for the Thailand Research Expo 2023, a showcase of diverse and intriguing innovations set to be exhibited at the Bangkok Convention Centre, located on the 22nd floor of Centara Grand at CentralWorld.
The expo welcomes the public daily from Monday, August 7 to Friday, August 11, opening its doors at 9 am and concluding at 5 pm.
This 18th annual edition is organized under the banner “Driving Research Towards A New Economy And Sustainable Development Of Thailand” by the National Research Council of Thailand.
The expo aims to provide a venue for knowledge sharing and exploring a broad collection of research findings from institutions nationwide.
Included in the event is a royal exhibition area designed to pay tribute to the late King Bhumibol, known as the “Father Of Thai Research”.
It is also set to recognize the significant contributions made by HM King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua and the royal family towards Thai research.
Over 1,000 research projects will be on display at the expo, showcasing the newest breakthroughs in research and innovation ready for real-world use.
These exhibits are categorized under six primary themes and are presented by over 170 network institutions, emphasizing the united efforts of these institutions in propelling research that benefits Thailand’s economic and social development in various sectors.
Highlighted exhibits include a solar roof cleaning robot, an instant Thai flavor soup made specifically for the elderly, and traditional fabric adorned with a Chulaphat pattern.
Further exhibits encompass a carbon monoxide breathalyzer with auditory feedback, arabica coffee derived from the facultative anaerobic yeast process, high-protein functional foods made from crickets, and plant-based hard-boiled “eggs”.
The expo will also host numerous talks and seminars covering over 100 different subjects, with keynote addresses including “Social Engineer And Innovator For Sustainable Development” by Privy Councillor Gen Dapong Ratanasuwan.
Another highlighted topic is “Sufficiency Economy Philosophy For Sustainable Development Goals (SEP For SDGs)” presented by Sumet Tantivejkul, secretary-general of the Chaipattana Foundation.