The National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), in collaboration with the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, and Innovation (MHESI) of Thailand, is pleased to announce the organization of the 'ASEAN BCG Competition Awards' as part of the 4th ASEAN Innovation Roadmap Forum. The Competition aims to provide a platform for gathering ideas that foster future collaboration with concrete content relevant to the concept of sustainable development, as well as to encourage collaboration between academic institutes and the industrial sector.

We are delighted to invite mid-career researchers and innovators holding ASEAN nationalities to participate in the Call for Pitching. Interested applicants are required to submit a qualified pitching video to the organizing team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . The selection process will involve identifying a cohort of exceptional candidates who will be granted a travel budget for air ticket and accommodation, facilitating their attendance and participation in the on-stage pitching event, to be held in Bangkok, Thailand on 23 August 2023.

Key Dates:

Call of Application and VDO Pitching: 1 June – 30 June 2023

Announcement for Onstage Pitching: 20 July 2023

Onstage Pitching: 23 August 2023

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