Participation in the largest science and technology fair in Thailand
The largest science and technology fair in Thailand, “National Science and Technology Fair 2012,” was held from 17 August (Friday) to 31 August (Friday) at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC). The event drew crowds of approximately 1.24 million people from all parts of Thailand, including government, academia, and industries, as well as elementary and junior high school students and members of the public.
The opening ceremony of the fair held on 22 August (Wednesday) was graced by HRH Princess Sirindhorn, the Minister of Science and Technology, related ministries and agencies, universities and research institutes, embassies, and private-sector corporations. An awards ceremony was also held for outstanding researchers (students) at the same time. After the ceremony, HRH Princess Sirindhorn visited the RESTEC booth, where Executive Managing Director Ikeda explained RESTEC’s business activities and presented her with a gift.