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Bangkok University’s Startup Pulse 2021 Survey

Dear Entrepreneur,

Bangkok University School of Entrepreneurship and Management has created the "Startup Pulse Thailand 2021" Startup Pulse 2021 is Thailand’s most comprehensive annual study on startups and young businesses up to approximately 10 years in business.

Webinar Digital Belt and Road – Sustainable Development Empowered by Data science

Webinar Digital Belt and Road – Sustainable Development Empowered by Data science

The GYA's 2022 call for new members is now open!

The Global Young Academy membership call for 2022 is open now. Applications are sought from young, independent scholars who combine the highest level of research excellence with a demonstrated passion for delivering impact. The deadline for application is 15 September 2021, 18.00 (6 pm) UTC.

For more information please visit https://globalyoungacademy.net/call-for-new-members/

Taiwan Innotech Expo – Future Tech Theme Pavilion (FUTEX)

Taiwan Innotech Expo – Future Tech Theme Pavilion(FUTEX), co-organized by the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Health and Welfare, and Academia Sinica, will be held as Online Exhibition on 14th – 23rd October 2021.

[21st July] Online Seminar | Envisioning the Future: Thailand-Japan Strategic Economic Partnership

[21st July] Online Seminar | Envisioning the Future: Thailand-Japan Strategic Economic Partnership

The INNO-vation Program is now taking applications for 2021 application period.

The INNO-vation Program is now taking applications for 2021 application period.

2021 Presidential Hackathon - International Track

The Presidential Hackathon is an initiative designed by the Taiwanese government to encourage data owners, data scientists and field experts working together to accelerate the optimization of public services.

Launched in 2018 by the Taiwan Presidency as a domestic challenge, the Taiwan Presidency then expanded the initiative to include an international track in 2019 where participants from around the world were invited to propose open data solutions for delivering a better and more sustainable environment worldwide.

SEA Taiwan AI College (STAIC) - Applications of AI, Machine Vision and Robotic

11 Hours online Course
Date: 19 July – 13 August 2021

The SEA Taiwan AI College is turning the AI manufacturing experiences into free-of-charge online courses. The academy presents not only AI trend analyses with real-world cases, but also hands-on practices for students. A variety of topics/scenarios have been included in this course, such as collaborative robots, machine vision, defect inspection, and environment and safety system.

Belt and Road Initiative as a Regional Economic Engine: Opportunities and Challenges on 29 June 2021

We are pleased to invite you to the Belt and Road Initiative as a Regional Economic Engine: Opportunities and Challenges on 29th June 2021 15:00-17:00 hrs. Bangkok Time GMT+7 (Virtual).

In this webinar, we will discuss the opportunities and challenges brought by Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) as a regional economic engine and the roles higher education and research have in bringing about sustainable development. Showcasing and experience sharing will be performed by regional experts who are deeply engaged in BRI development and activities.

We hope that you will be able to join us and actively contribute to this event. Don't miss it!


To go directly to registration page, click this link: https://forms.gle/41LvSd1bktufAhoYA

 

For more information please contact:

Dr. Wenchao Xue
Director, AIT Belt & Road Research Center
Assistant Professor, School of Environment, Resources, and Development, AIT
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Thank you and we look forward to seeing you there! 

“The 7th World Cities Summit 2021”

“The 7th World Cities Summit 2021”

The World Cities Summit (WCS) is an executive platform for government leaders and industry experts to address liveable and sustainable city challenges, share integrated urban solutions and forge new partnerships. Jointly organised by Singapore’s Centre for Liveable Cities (CLC) and the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA). The summit has been attended by over 250 global cities and supported by leaders from government, business, international organisations and academia.

The key highlights of the Summit include the WCS Mayors Forum, the Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize and the WCS Young Leaders Symposium.

In this regard, you are invited to participate in the “The 7th World Cities Summit 2021” (Virtual Event) which take place on 21-23 June 2021.

For more information, please log on to the official website by click here. To see the program, please click here.  

Register

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“UNESCO Science Report (Online Event)”

“UNESCO Science Report (Online Event)”

11 June 2021 at 09.00-11.00 pm. (Bangkok Time)

You are invited to join Finland Talks hosted by Embassy of Finland in Thailand and Thai-Finnish Chamber of Commerce (Online Seminar)

Finland Talks hosted by Embassy of Finland in Thailand and Thai-Finnish Chamber of Commerce (Online Seminar)

Date and Time:

  • 8 June 2021 (15:00 – 15:45, Thailand local time)
  • 13 July 2021 (15:00 – 15:45, Thailand local time)
  • 17 August 2021 (15:00 – 15:45, Thailand local time)

    Finland Talks - Webinar on Environmental & Sustainability Education in Finnish Schools

    Finland Talks - Webinar on Environmental & Sustainability Education in Finnish Schools

    Date and time: Thursday 27 May 2021, at 15:00 – 15:45 hrs.

    The Embassy of Finland in Thailand together with the Thai-Finnish Chamber of Commerce would like to invite you join the very first Finland Talks –webinar by Dr. Essi Aarnio-Linnanvuori, Postdoctoral Researcher from Tampere University will tell us about;

    • The environmental and sustainability education in Finnish schools
    • How do schools in Finland emphasize climate change education?
    • How Finland turns students into environmentally responsible citizens?
    • How to implement eco-friendly practices into daily school life?

    FREE Registration here: https://www.lyyti.fi/reg/finlandtalks1

    *This webinar will be held in English*

    **Webinar link will be sent after registration**

    Poster download

    ANSO Outreach No.2-2021, May

    ANSO Outreach No.2-2021, May

    After the release of the first issue of ANSO Outreach in January 2021, we are very much encouraged by receiving lots of positive feedbacks and requests of further cooperation from a number of national and international institutions. Now, the new issue is coming!

    ANSO Outreach No.2 is jointly published with the Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IPE, CAS). 8 high-quality products and technologies are introduced in this issue. Many thanks to all the contributors, and we look forward to the further cooperation with all of ANSO friends.

    Products Directory

    1. Fluidized Magnetization Roasting Technology for Refractory Iron Ore
    2. Green Technology on Cellulose Dissolution and Spinning Using Ionic Liquids as Solvent
    3. New Flotation Technology for Ultrafifine and Complex Refractory Gold Ores
    4. Technology for the Reduction of Sulfur Dioxide in Smelt Off-Gas SO2
    5. Preparation of Bioactive Peptide and its Application for Healthcare
    6. Technology of Bio-based Degradable Plastic using Waste Straw
    7. Artemisia Annua Oil Hand Sanitizer Gel
    8. Cooling Mask

    Download: https://cloud.titkarsag.mta.hu/nextcloud/s/rrBWfGd23sZ5GMd

    You are invited to join 2021 OECD Southeast Asia Regional Forum hosted by Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Virtual Meeting)

    2021 OECD Southeast Asia Regional Forum hosted by Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Virtual Meeting)

    Date and Time: 20 May 2021 (14:00 – 18:00, Bangkok time)

    The OECD Southeast Asia Regional Programme (SEARP) has supported Southeast Asian countries’ domestic policy reform priorities as well as regional economic integration efforts since 2014. In 2021, the OECD Southeast Asia Regional Programme, in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will host its annual regional forum focusing on Human Capital Development in Southeast Asia: Fostering Competitiveness to Build Back Better, virtually.

    This 2021 Regional Forum will provide a timely opportunity for representatives and policy-makers from Southeast Asia and their OECD peers to rethink policy options for enhancing human capital development to strengthen resilience and competitiveness in the region. Emphasis will be put on the transformative impact of digitalisation on education and skills. Participants will discuss how to reform the education system in order to close the learning gap among children and youth and how to improve skills of adults to adapt to the changing working environment.

     

    **The virtual meeting will live on Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ facebook**

    https://www.facebook.com/ThaiMFA

     

    For registration, please click the link below.

    CLICK HERE

     

    For more information and agenda, please visit HERE

    MASHAV special online lecture "The Social Clock of the Bee" (World Bee Day, 20 May 2021)

    MASHAV special online lecture "The Social Clock of the Bee" (World Bee Day, 20 May 2021)

    Date & Time: Thursday 20 May 2021 | 19.00 (Thailand time)

    MASHAV is organizing an online event to mark “World Bee Day 2021”.

    The United Nations General Assembly declared May 20th as World Bee Day, recognizing the crucial role bees play in increasing crop yields and promoting food security and nutrition. World Bee Day aims to raise awareness of the need to protect and preserve the bees' colonies in order to reach a world without hunger.

    MASHAV marks the World Bee Day sharing Israel experience in the field, in order to raise awareness of the need for bee population conservation and its importance for the entire ecosystem.

    MASHAV features a special online lecture “The Social Clock of the Bees” by Dr. Guy Bloch, Professor of Biology from the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, the Federmann Center for the Study of Rationality, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

    You are welcome to participate in the online event by following the link and details of meeting ID below.

    Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0od-mvqT0uGNEnMVYjcdOANdjDkDe9VV_x

    Meeting ID: 89500776425

    MASHAV online lecture series on “Civil Society Activism” (May 2021)

    The Embassy of Israel would like to announce that MASHAV - Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel will organize an online lecture series on “Civil Society Activism” (3 Meetings) in May 2021.

    About the series:

    This lecture series aims to emphasize the mobilization of human and material resources and is designed to develop and strengthen local leadership and organizations in addressing issues of public concern through collective activity.

    The lecture series has three meetings:

    • Tuesday 11 May 2021

    Title: Creating a “Road Map” for Social Change

    Lecturer: Dr. Jennifer (Jenny) Cohen, Adjunct Faculty at Hebrew University

    • Tuesday 18 May 2021

    Title: Addressing Gender Biases and the Promotion of Equal Participation

    Lecturer: Adv. Or Keshet - Director of the Association's Government Relations

    • Tuesday 25 May 2021

    Title: Creating and Maintaining Effective Public Awareness: Practical Tools for Activism from a real activist!

    Lecturer: Ms. Or-Ly Barlev, Social Activist, Journalist, Chosen as one of the 20 most activists woman in Israel, 2018, “Globes” newspaper

    Registration:

    https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUocOisqD0rE9cABJ7YGTIgjCRm3w3WkbU4

    The Embassy of Israel hopes that you would find this online lecture series interesting.

    For more information, please contact:

    Ms. Pitchsinee Sangkham

    MASHAV Coordinator

    Embassy of Israel in Thailand

    e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    MASHAV Online Interview - Spotlight on Women Leaders of the World Series

    The Embassy of Israel would like to announce that MASHAV - Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel will organize an online interview  in Women Leaders of the World Series next week.

    Those who are interested in this interview are welcome to register by following the link below:

    Topic:  “Online Interview - Spotlight on Women Leaders of the World Series” 

    Date & Time: Monday 10 May 2021 15.00 hrs. (Thailand Time)

    Interview with: Inna Braverman, Founder of Eco Wave Power

    Registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUodOyrrD0jGtEZWe3VegBGoWR67fnmNAdb

    This interview is streaming online to thousands of attendees worldwide through Facebook Live. The series will take place every month and host leading women from all aspects of life. We will learn from women who are leading positive change in society and who will share their experience and impact on sustainable international development.

    The Embassy of Israel hopes that you would find this online interview interesting.

    For more information, please contact:

    Ms. Pitchsinee Sangkham

    MASHAV Coordinator

    Embassy of Israel in Thailand

    e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    ANSO Visiting Fellowship (on Mega-Science Facilities) -2021- Call for Applications

    ANSO Visiting Fellowship (on Mega-Science Facilities) -2021- Call for Applications

    Deadline:  31st May 2021, 16:00 (BKK time)

    1.Introduction  

    The Alliance of International Science Organizations (ANSO) aims to improve regional and global capacity in science and technology, to improve human livelihoods and wellbeing, and to promote broader S&T cooperation and communication in the region and world. In line with these objectives, ANSO set up its visiting fellowship program (hereafter referred to as the Fellowship). The Fellowship provides scholars worldwide an opportunity to access high-impact & high-quality mega-science facilities in China and to address scientific problems of common interests for both the academia and the society. 

    ANSO will provide competitive stipend for the Fellows.  

    2.Types and Eligibility of the Fellowship  

    The Fellowship welcomes applications from both early career scientists and senior scientists who are willing to spend months of working on site of the mega-science facilities. They are expected to conduct research in collaboration with CAS researchers. 

    1) Visiting Fellowship for Early-Career Scientists

    This category is open to researchers at an early stage of their career. They could be post-doctoral fellows, lecturers, or assistant professors who wish to conduct relevant research on CAS mega-science facilities for 3-9 months. Applications by researchers outside the academia may also be considered, but normally applicants should hold at least a PhD degree in related areas or have equivalent professional experience.

    For this category: be born after 1 January 1981 (inclusive) 

    Approximate funding level: RMB 20,000/month

    2) Visiting Fellowship for Senior Scientists

    This category is open to scholars with richer experience in the related fields. They could be associate professors, professors, or professionals at comparable level in related fields who wish to conduct relevant research on CAS mega-science facilities for 1-3 months. 

    Approximate funding level: RMB 30,000/month for associate professors or comparable-level professionals; RMB 40,000/month for professors or comparable-level professionals.

    3.Application Procedures 

    The ANSO Fellowship 2021 is open for application now. The deadline for this year is 31st May 2021, 5pm GMT+8:00.  

    3.1 Required materials 

    Your application should include the following:

    1) Application form (download Attachment 1)

    Fill out the Application Form for ANSO Visiting Fellowship, making sure that all requested information is provided. 

    2) Cover letter

    A short letter outlining the rationale for why you wish to spend time at the mega-science facility. This should include information about your planned research program, the benefits the fellowship will bring to your on-going research.

    3) Brief Research Proposal (download Attachment 2)

    The research proposal should specify clearly the research question of the proposed research and give details about the analytical framework, literature and methodological approach to be followed. It should also explain how the proposed research relates to the applicant's past research and publications and should normally not exceed 5 pages.

    4) Up-to-date Curriculum Vitae

    5) Recommendation Letter. Two letters are required, which should be sent by referrers. 

    3.2 Selection Criteria

    1) Contribution to ANSO’s goals of:

      Improving the research capacity on specific topics

      Enhance the academic collaborations with scholars and institutions worldwide

      Strengthening the scale, profile and impact of ANSO research 

      Training the young talents with outstanding capabilities and potentials

    2) Potential to significantly enhance sustainable academic collaborations aligned with these goals

    3) Future devotions to the development of mega-science facilities.

    4) Capacity of catalyzing additional relations and collaborations with international organizations and top-level instates。

    3.3 Step-by-step Application Guideline

    1) Prepare all materials listed in 3.1;

    2) Submit your application package to the contact person/office of the mega-science facility for review. 

    3) Final decisions will be made after reviewing and balancing of region, gender and research fields. The Fellow list will be released on ANSO’s official website.

    Note: Applicants who won sponsorship from PIFI program are not eligible for the ANSO Fellowship of the same year.

     

    4.Facility Information and Contacts 

    Please send your application material package DIRECTLY to the contact person/office of the mega-science facility you want to apply for before May 31st 2021. 

    For more information please visit http://www.anso.org.cn/programmes/talent/fellowship/

    ANSO Secretariat (overall program management): 

    NOTE: DO NOT SEND THE MATERIALS TO THE ANSO SECRETRIAT

    Ms. Zhongxiu Wang: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Prof. Ailikun: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

     

    ANSO Workshop on Agriculture and Food Security

    ANSO Workshop on Agriculture and Food Security

    Date: Friday 23rd April 2021, 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM (GMT+8, Beijing Time), (7:30 AM – 4:30 PM (GMT+7, BKK Time)

     

    ANSO Workshop on Agriculture and Food Security is one of the sessions in ANSO Online Open Conference coorganized by CAS, ANSO, etc., which is also set up as a parallel session of “The 4th China (Sanya) International Rice Forum and the Belt and Road Food Security Corridor Forum”.

    We welcome participants from all sides. Please feel free to deliver it to whom it may concerns. Here comes the live streaming. No registration is required.

    In English:

    https://as.alltuu.com/album/1115200208/?from=link

    In Chinese:

    https://as.alltuu.com/album/1126715479/?from=link

    Any query, please feel free to contact Ms. Yuhuan Geng at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. from Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

    Download: Announcement of ANSO Workshop on Food Security

    MASHAV online lecture "Futurism in Education" (Thursday 22 April 2021)

    MASHAV online lecture "Futurism in Education" (Thursday 22 April 2021)

    Date & Time: Thursday 22 April 2021 17.00 hrs. (Thailand Time)

    The Embassy of Israel would like to announce that MASHAV - Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel will organize an online lecture in educational field that will be open for registration for participation next week.

    Those who are interested in joining are welcome to register by following the link below:

    Lecturer: Prof. David Passig, Israeli Futurist & Associate Professor at Bar-Ilan University

    Registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAocOiqqjoqGNK6EqyqUuhC3EZAM8qFCVts

    For more information, please contact:

    Ms. Pitchsinee Sangkham

    MASHAV Coordinator

    Embassy of Israel in Thailand

    e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    MASHAV Webinar on "Mental Health and Community Resilience" (Monday 26 April 2021)

    MASHAV Webinar on "Mental Health and Community Resilience" (Monday 26 April 2021)

    Date & Time: Monday 26 April 2021 17.00 - 20.00 hrs. (Thailand Time)

    The Embassy of Israel would like to announce that MASHAV - Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel will organize an online webinar on Mental Health and Community Resilience that will be open for registration for participation.

    You are invited to join Thailand and Sweden Sustainable Development Forum 2021 (Virtual Event)

    You are invited to join Thailand and Sweden Sustainable Development Forum 2021 (Virtual Event)

    Date and Time: 17 - 19 May 2021 (15:00 – 17:00, Thailand local time)

    As a part to push forward the cooperation between Thailand and Sweden, the Royal Thai Embassy in Stockholm, together with the Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok, the National Innovation Agency of Thailand (NIA), Thailand Management Association (TMA), and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) will co-host Thailand and Sweden Sustainable Development Forum 2021, under the theme “From Green and Inclusive Development to Business Opportunities.”

    [ANSO] Call for ideas and suggestions for collaborative research and training project in 2021

    Application deadline: May 15th, 2021

    ANSO call for ideas and suggestions for collaborative research and training project in 2021 is open now. The two kinds of projects give high emphasis on the S&T cooperation and partnerships between and among ANSO Members and partners in the areas of high importance to green and sustainable development.

    We intend to seek good ideas, suggestions and proposals from our member institutions and partners that are easily operated and implemented. Please find the following documents in the attachment: 

    USTC FUTURE SCIENTIST EXCHANGE PROGRAM (Fusep) - (Physics Camp)

    USTC FUTURE SCIENTIST EXCHANGE PROGRAM (Fusep) - (Physics Camp)

    Application deadline:

    • Session I – 15 June 2021
    • Session II – 15 July 2021

    Session I :Future Physicist International Summer Camp (FPISC) July 4, 2021 ~ July 18, 2021

    Online, Hefei, Office of International Cooperation, School of Physical Sciences

    10th Asia Partnership Conference of Pharmaceutical Associations

    We are pleased to invite you to join the 10th Asia Partnership Conference of Pharmaceutical Associations: Overcoming COVID-19 and taking on new innovative challenges for the next decade in Asia. on April 13, 2021.

    MEDinISRAEL International Conference and Exhibition - April 20-21, 2021

    We are pleased to invite you to attend the 6th Biennial MEDinISRAEL International Conference and Exhibition that will be held virtually, on April 20-21, 2021. The event is organized by the Export institute of Israel, in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Economy and Trade.

    In the course of two days, healthcare community members will come together to take a firsthand look at outstanding achievements, understanding potential breakthroughs, sparking productive collaborations, and seeing innovative and state-of-the-art healthcare technologies coming from Israel.

    INVITATION - APFSD Side Events | ESCAP - Embassies of France and Japan to Thailand

    The Embassy of France to Thailand, in partnership with the Embassy of Japan to Thailand and ESCAP, is pleased to invite you to a series of online events as part of the Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development, from 22 to 24 March.

    In the light of the alarming figures on climate change, emerging pollutants, biodiversity and health in the Asia-Pacific region, these four events will focus on crucial current environmental stakes, urging policy makers to implement concrete actions on ground. Please find the associated press release enclosed.

    Applying for USTC, one of the top universities in the World, NOW!

    University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) is under the jurisdiction of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). As a key university of the nation, it is noted for its advanced science and high technology programs, unique management studies and well-tailored disciplines in the humanities.

    MASHAV’s online seminar: “Advancing Women Leadership Skills Webinar Series"

    MASHAV’s online seminar: “Advancing Women Leadership Skills Webinar Series"

    Topic: “Advancing Women Leadership Skills Webinar Series”
    Date: Monday, 22 March 2021
    Time: 17.00 (Thailand Time)

    [WEBINAR]Thailand and the Netherlands Climate Adaptation Conference 2021

    Thailand and the Netherlands Climate Adaptation Conference 2021

    “Required Collaboration for Resilient and Inclusive Agriculture & Food Value Chain”

    17 March 2021

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    Virtual/Online Participants
    FREE Registration via ZOOM link : http://bit.ly/ClimateAgrifood

    Program Download!

    International Day of Forests

    International Day of Forests
    Sunday 21st March 2021
    11.00 – 12.30 Hrs.

    ANSO Workshop on Climate Change and Its Impact

    ANSO Workshop on Climate Change and Its Impact

    2nd – 3rd March 2021

    14:00 ~ 17:20 (Bangkok Time, GMT+7)

    15:00 ~ 18:20 (Beijing Time, GMT+8)

    Teknofest 2021 Technology Competitions Applications Have Started!

    Teknofest 2021 Technology Competitions Applications Have Started!

    DEADLINE: 15 March 2021

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    You are invited to join 2021 Huawei Day0 Forum

    2021 Huawei Day0 Forum

    22 – 23 February 2021

    A Fully connected, intelligent world is fast approaching. Global digitization is accelerating as new technologies like 5G, cloud, and computing converge with industry applications. This will make the ICT industry a cornerstone for sustainable economic development as it helps vertical industries go digital and boost output and productivity.

    A Series of Mini-Workshop on “Medical Technology and Digital Life Science”

    A Series of Mini-Workshop on “Medical Technology and Digital Life Science”

    In March 2019, the strategic partnership between the Tokyo Institute of Technology and RWTH Aachen University has been consolidated by the opening of the Tokyo Tech Annex at RWTH. A first joint workshop to intensify the research cooperations between both partners took place in May 2019 focusing on Sustainable Energy. We now cordially invite you to take part in two mini-workshop on Medical Technology and Digital Life Science titled “Neurology” and “in silico, AI, AR in Life Science”.

    Green Tech - Webinar series on Green Technologies for Plastic Value Chain Management.

    Green Tech is hosting a 6-part webinar series on the topic "Green Technologies for Plastic Value Chain Management".
     
    Launch event

    "The End-of-Life Approaches"

    Thursday, 18 February 2021

    14:30 Thailand time

    You are invited to join the event "Inspiring Career Paths"

    You are invited to join the event "Inspiring Career Paths: SUCCESSFUL STORIES OF WOMEN IN SCIENCE SHATTERING THE GLASS CEILIING"

    Embassy of Israel - on the occasion of International Day of Women and Girls in Science

    In light of the upcoming International Day of Women and Girls in Science to be held on 11th February 2021, the Embassy of Israel would like to share with you some inspirational projects led by leading Israeli institutes, which encourage women and girls to be actively engaged in the science field.

    The International Day of Women and Girls in Science was declared by the United Nations General Assembly, to achieve full and equal access to and participation in science for women and girls, and further enhance gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. 

    Please find below some background information about the projects and links to their websites.

    Global Vaccine and Immunization Research Forum

    Global Vaccine and Immunization Research Forum

    GVIRF is the central forum for research related to the Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP) and its successor, the Immunization Agenda 2030 (IA2030).

    GVIRF is the only global meeting that brings together the entire Vaccine and Immunization Research community, from basic immunology to implementation research, and from low to high income countries.

    The 2nd Tokyo Tech International Open Innovation Symposium 2021

    Tokyo Institute of Technology aims to expand the research area of large-scale collaborative research centers and increase the number of research centers, focusing on priority fields such as energy, materials, machinery and biotechnology fields. We are working to activate large-scale joint research.

    JST-Stanford Symposium “Practical Innovations Against COVID-19”

    About Symposium

    Science and technology are key to overcoming crises. So how are we approaching the unprecedented crisis of COVID-19? Experts from Stanford University, an iconic leader in Silicon Valley’s innovation ecosystem, and from the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), an influential public research funding agency, will come together to discuss today’s cutting-edge COVID-19 research trials and the attempts to implement the results in society. Please join these two organizations on the frontline of the COVID-19 response as they share their experiences, foster mutual understanding, and prepare for the deployment of new science and technology innovations.

    This symposium is co-hosted by the Japan Science and Technology Agency and the Stanford School of Medicine.

    Join us for our online interview: Spotlight on Women Leaders of the World Series .

    MASHAV ISRAEL is organizing an online interview: Spotlight on Women Leaders of the World Series on Tuesday, 9 February 2021, 11:00 hours Jerusalem (16:00 hours BANGKOK time).

    You are invited to join EARTO ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2021 (Digital Event)

    You are invited to join EARTO ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2021 (Digital Event)

    Date and time: 12 March 2021, 16:00 - 18:15 (Thailand’s local time)

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    ANSO Outreach No.1-2021, Jan

    ANSO Outreach is a new publication of ANSO promoting effective technology transfer from research to innovation, from demonstration to market. All the products presented in ANSO Outreach are focused on improving the quality of Alife and well-being of people all over the world by following the principle of practical, low-cost and user-friendly technologies. We also aim to further strengthen international cooperation on Science, Technology, Innovation and Capacity Building (STIC) by sharing advanced technologies and new products with ANSO members and partners.

    You are invited to join Batteries from Finland – the Way to Low Carbon Future

    Date: January 28, 14:30–17:00 Thailand’s local time

    The webinar “Batteries from Finland – the Way to Low Carbon Future” organized by Finnish Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment will take place on 28th January 2021 and will focus on Batteries Strategy, Low-carbon economy, and European battery ecosystem.

    UN International Holocaust Remembrance Day

    The Embassy of Israel cordially invites you to attend an Online Commemoration Event on the occasion of the UN International Holocaust Remembrance Day, hold an online event on the Facebook page of the Embassy “Israel in Thailand” on January 27th 2021 at 10:00 AM on the following link: https://fb.me/e/17ywQTxpb

    MASHAV - International Day of Education 2021

    MASHAV - International Day of Education 2021

    MASHAV is organizing an online special lecture to mark “International Education Day” on Thursday, 21 January 2021, 11:00 hours Jerusalem (16:00 hours BANGKOK time)

    [Webinar Invitation] COVID-19: Vaccines, Immunity and Diagnostics.

    Date: 29 January 2021.

    Time: 3.00 - 4.30 PM (SGT), 2.00 - 3.30 PM (Thailand)

    Sign up link: tinyurl.com/DxDFIND29Jan

    2021 National Applied Research Laboratories Internship Program Announcement for Foreign Undergraduate, Master and PhD Students *Now Open!*

    2021 National Applied Research Laboratories Internship Program Announcement for Foreign Undergraduate, Master and PhD Students *Now Open!*

    Access Israel’s 7th International Webinar on Accessible Future: Innovation in Web & Apps Accessibility

    Access Israel’s 7th International Webinar on Accessible Future:

    Innovation in Web & Apps Accessibility

    The 16th Ilan Ramon International Space Conference | The registration is now open

    The Israeli Space Agency is proud to invite you to the 16th Ilan Ramon International Space Conference as part of the 2021 Israel Space Week events.

    The conference shall take place on January 26-27, 2021.

    Ernst Mach-Grant - ASEA UNINET

    Ernst Mach-Grant - ASEA UNINET      

    Host: ASEA-UNINET                                                                                    

    Status: Call for Application

    Closing Date: 31st March 2021

    Invitation for the ACB 2020 Virtual Session 4: Business and Biodiversity (Dec. 10, 10:00-12:00 GMT+8)

    Greetings!

    The ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB), together with the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (KeTSA) Malaysia as host, is pleased to announce that the ASEAN Conference on Biodiversity 2020 (ACB 2020) is going virtual. 

    Online Webinar: "Enhancing cyber security" by expert speakers Cybersecurity From Europe and ASEAN

    Sharing on "Enhancing cyber security" by expert speakers Cybersecurity From Europe and ASEAN

    On December 9, 2020, from 14:00 - 18:00 (UTC + 7).

    The ANSO Scholarship for Young Talents 2021 Call for Applications

    The ANSO Scholarship for Young Talents 2021 Call for Applications

    Date: Today – 30 April 2021 (Beijing Time)
    Reference: http://www.anso.org.cn/index/events/202007/t20200716_569252.html

    You are invited to attend Conference on Technology Scouting and Deployment for Sustainable Development

    Conference on Technology Scouting and Deployment for Sustainable Development

    The WIPO Regional Bureau for Asia and Pacific (RBAP), in cooperation with the Global Solutions Summit (GSS), and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Committee on Science, Technology and Innovation, are organizing two 90-minute panel discussions. It is free of charge and will be held in English. Panel Discussion on Technology Scouting will be held for 2 days (10 and 12 November 2020)

    Go Global!! 15: 5th Anniversary of Joint Conference Ramathibodi – Osaka University

    Go Global!! 15
    5th Anniversary of Joint Conference
    Ramathibodi – Osaka University

    EARTO Webinar - Towards a Balanced Approach Between IPRs and Open Science Policy - Monday 16 November 2020

    EARTO is pleased to invite you to its online webinar on the relation between the Open Science policy and Intellectual Property Rights, on Monday 16 November 2020, 14.00-16.00 CEST

    Asian Autumn - Campus France Virtual Education Fair. On-line Sessions by French Universities.

    Are you interested in studying or interning France? Ready to explore France and all over Europe while taking classes for your degree? Then stop by our Virtual Education Fair! CampusFrance’s “Automne Asiatique”

    Campus France has invited 19 French higher education institutions to participate in a series of thematic online webinars, divided by field of study (45 min per institution).

    Online seminars with SGInnovate in Singapore on 13th Oct

    "More Innovations in Quantum Information Technologies”

    Presented by SGInnovate and the Japan Science & Technology Agency (JST)

    Remote BioExcel Winter School on Biomolecular Simulations

    BioExcel is launching the Winter edition of our traditional summer School on Biomolecular Simulations. The training is intended for PhD and post-doc researchers looking to get expertise with our flagship tools such as GROMACS, HADDOCK, BioBB and PMX. Please advertise the event within the ASEAN research communities. 

    Online seminars with SGInnovate in Singapore

    Innovations in Quantum Information Technologies

    Presented by SGInnovate and the Japan Science & Technology Agency (JST)

    The worldwide effort for the development of Quantum Technology has accelerated. However, there are still many challenges to developing Quantum Information Technology for implementation in a real-world environment and as a solution to real problems.

    TIEMS 2020 Annual Conference

    TIEMS 2020 Annual Conference will be an arranged as a virtual conference using Zoom for virtually attendance each day of week 49 (30th Nov to 4th December 2020). The topics of each day virtual conference will be selected later. The program aims to promote Turkey’s scientific and technological collaboration with countries of the prospective fellows.

    MASHAV-Braun Global COVID-19 Forum -18th & final session Invitation

    MASHAV (Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs) and the Hebrew University-Hadassah Braun School of Public Health, we would like to invite you to join the Eighteenth and Final session of the 'MASHAV-BRAUN Global COVID-19 Forum' for those tasked with setting national or local policies, planning, coordinating or providing health services and other front-line COVID-19 response activities.

    MHZUAI: Graduate Degree Programs in Artificial Intelligence

    Fall 2021 Admissions Now Open!

    The Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI) in Abu Dhabi, is a graduate-level, research-based academic institution that offers specialized degree programs for local and international students in the field of Artificial Intelligence.

    Webinar: River Revitalization Through Innovative Technology

    Department of European Affairs, Office of the National Water Resources, and Embassy of the Netherland are co-organizing a live stream webinar "River Revitalization Through Innovative Technology".

    The event will be held on Friday, 28 August 2020 at 15:00 - 16:30. If interested, please register through This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    The webinar link will be sent after registration.

    MASHAV-Braun Global COVID-19 Forum -17th session Invitation

    MASHAV (Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs) and the Hebrew University-Hadassah Braun School of Public Health, we would like to invite you to join the Seventeenth session of the  'MASHAV-BRAUN Global COVID-19 Forum' for those tasked with setting national or local policies, planning, coordinating or providing health services and other front-line COVID-19 response activities.

    i-CREATe 2020: Call for Workshops

    The 14th i-CREATe conference 2020

    International Convention on Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology

    _____________________________________________________________________________

    i-CREATe 2020

    Call for Workshops

    i-CREATe 2020: Call for Abstract

    Updated Information!

    The 14th i-CREATe conference 2020

    International Convention on Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology

    _____________________________________________________________________________

    i-CREATe 2020

    Call for Abstract

    Deadline Extension Notice

    PUTRA INTERNATIONAL CENTRE WEBINAR ON MOBILITY INVITATION

    Dear Colleagues/ Partners,

    Warmest greetings from Putra International Center,

    We hope this email finds you well in these uncertain times. We would like to invite you to participate in the first installation of i-PUTRA Webinar Series 2020 where we will be discussing challenges and initiatives introduced by parties in the Education Sector who are directly being affected by the pandemic. The details on the webinar are as follows.

    Seminar: Thailand - UK response to National and Global Challenges through promoting Sustainable Development Goals

    Registration here.

    Download:

    - Agenda

    Campus France Virtual Fair 2020

    Bonjour and Welcome to France,
    Are you thinking of going study abroad? This is the opportunity to discover France and its excellence in Higher Education system via our Campus France’s “Virtual Fair 2020”.


    Our online sessions are all “Free of Charge” and can be accessed from anywhere!

    The sessions are available all the year 2020.

    Please register, here.

    Real World Applications of OLED Technology [Online Event]

    Real World Applications of OLED Technology [Online Event]

    Presented by SGInnovate and the Japan Science & Technology Agency (JST)

    Smartphones, tablets, laptops and TV screens - Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) technology is improving the world of images in leaps and bounds.

    Open Call: The INNO-vation Program

    Open Call for Participants

    Call Close: 6:00PM (JST) Monday 31 August 2020

    MASHAV-Braun Global COVID-19 Forum -12th session Invitation

    MASHAV (Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs) and the Hebrew University-Hadassah Braun School of Public Health are collaborating and have established a 'MASHAV-BRAUN Global COVID-19 Forum' that is serving as an online platform for the exchange of relevant and timely information among those tasked with setting national or local policies, planning, coordinating or providing health services, communicating health messages to the public, implementing field-research, and other front-line COVID-19 response activities.

    MASHAV-Braun Global COVID-19 Forum -13th session Invitation

    MASHAV (Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs) and the Hebrew University-Hadassah Braun School of Public Health are collaborating and have established a 'MASHAV-BRAUN Global COVID-19 Forum' that is serving as an online platform for the exchange of relevant and timely information among those tasked with setting national or local policies, planning, coordinating or providing health services, communicating health messages to the public, implementing field-research, and other front-line COVID-19 response activities.

    MASHAV-Braun Global COVID-19 Forum -17th session Invitation-1

    MASHAV (Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs) and the Hebrew University-Hadassah Braun School of Public Health, we would like to invite you to join the Seventeenth session of the  'MASHAV-BRAUN Global COVID-19 Forum' for those tasked with setting national or local policies, planning, coordinating or providing health services and other front-line COVID-19 response activities.

    MASHAV-Braun Global COVID-19 Forum -11th session Invitation

    MASHAV (Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs) and the Hebrew University-Hadassah Braun School of Public Health are collaborating and have established a 'MASHAV-BRAUN Global COVID-19 Forum' that is serving as an online platform for the exchange of relevant and timely information among those tasked with setting national or local policies, planning, coordinating or providing health services, communicating health messages to the public, implementing field-research, and other front-line COVID-19 response activities.

    Tokyo Tech: Hope This Helps Project

    Southeast Asia -Europe Joint Funding Scheme: 6th Call for Proposals

    Southeast Asia - Europe Joint Call Projects must comprise of at least 3 partners from 3 different countries (either 2 partners from 2 different Southeast Asian countries and 1 European partner or 2 partners from 2 different European countries and 1 Southeast Asian partner) applying for funding from funding agencies participating in the call. Funding will be provided for the duration of a maximum of three years (36 months).

    Invitation: Webinar on Internationalisation in the Post-COVID-19 era

    Greetings from the Asian Institute of Technology!

    MASHAVBRAUN Global COVID-19 Forum

    MASHAV (Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs) and the Hebrew University-Hadassah Braun School of Public Health are collaborating and have established a Seventh session of 'MASHAVBRAUN Global COVID-19 Forum' on the topic of "Technological Control in the Fight Against Corona":

    MASHAV-Braun Global COVID-19 Forum -10th session Invitation

    On behalf of MASHAV - Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation and the Hebrew University-Hadassah Braun School of Public Health, we would like to invite you to join the Tenth session of the  'MASHAV-BRAUN Global COVID-19 Forum' for those tasked with setting national or local policies, planning, coordinating or providing health services and other front-line COVID-19 response activities. (speakers and topics details are enclosed in the letter of invitation).

Dear Entrepreneur,

Bangkok University School of Entrepreneurship and Management has created the "Startup Pulse Thailand 2021" Startup Pulse 2021 is Thailand’s most comprehensive annual study on startups and young businesses up to approximately 10 years in business.

The Presidential Hackathon is an initiative designed by the Taiwanese government to encourage data owners, data scientists and field experts working together to accelerate the optimization of public services.

Launched in 2018 by the Taiwan Presidency as a domestic challenge, the Taiwan Presidency then expanded the initiative to include an international track in 2019 where participants from around the world were invited to propose open data solutions for delivering a better and more sustainable environment worldwide.

11 Hours online Course
Date: 19 July – 13 August 2021

The SEA Taiwan AI College is turning the AI manufacturing experiences into free-of-charge online courses. The academy presents not only AI trend analyses with real-world cases, but also hands-on practices for students. A variety of topics/scenarios have been included in this course, such as collaborative robots, machine vision, defect inspection, and environment and safety system.

We are pleased to invite you to the Belt and Road Initiative as a Regional Economic Engine: Opportunities and Challenges on 29th June 2021 15:00-17:00 hrs. Bangkok Time GMT+7 (Virtual).

In this webinar, we will discuss the opportunities and challenges brought by Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) as a regional economic engine and the roles higher education and research have in bringing about sustainable development. Showcasing and experience sharing will be performed by regional experts who are deeply engaged in BRI development and activities.

We hope that you will be able to join us and actively contribute to this event. Don't miss it!


To go directly to registration page, click this link: https://forms.gle/41LvSd1bktufAhoYA

 

For more information please contact:

Dr. Wenchao Xue
Director, AIT Belt & Road Research Center
Assistant Professor, School of Environment, Resources, and Development, AIT
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Thank you and we look forward to seeing you there! 

“The 7th World Cities Summit 2021”

The World Cities Summit (WCS) is an executive platform for government leaders and industry experts to address liveable and sustainable city challenges, share integrated urban solutions and forge new partnerships. Jointly organised by Singapore’s Centre for Liveable Cities (CLC) and the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA). The summit has been attended by over 250 global cities and supported by leaders from government, business, international organisations and academia.

The key highlights of the Summit include the WCS Mayors Forum, the Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize and the WCS Young Leaders Symposium.

In this regard, you are invited to participate in the “The 7th World Cities Summit 2021” (Virtual Event) which take place on 21-23 June 2021.

For more information, please log on to the official website by click here. To see the program, please click here.  

Register

“CLICK”

Finland Talks - Webinar on Environmental & Sustainability Education in Finnish Schools

Date and time: Thursday 27 May 2021, at 15:00 – 15:45 hrs.

The Embassy of Finland in Thailand together with the Thai-Finnish Chamber of Commerce would like to invite you join the very first Finland Talks –webinar by Dr. Essi Aarnio-Linnanvuori, Postdoctoral Researcher from Tampere University will tell us about;

  • The environmental and sustainability education in Finnish schools
  • How do schools in Finland emphasize climate change education?
  • How Finland turns students into environmentally responsible citizens?
  • How to implement eco-friendly practices into daily school life?

FREE Registration here: https://www.lyyti.fi/reg/finlandtalks1

*This webinar will be held in English*

**Webinar link will be sent after registration**

Poster download

ANSO Outreach No.2-2021, May

After the release of the first issue of ANSO Outreach in January 2021, we are very much encouraged by receiving lots of positive feedbacks and requests of further cooperation from a number of national and international institutions. Now, the new issue is coming!

ANSO Outreach No.2 is jointly published with the Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IPE, CAS). 8 high-quality products and technologies are introduced in this issue. Many thanks to all the contributors, and we look forward to the further cooperation with all of ANSO friends.

Products Directory

  1. Fluidized Magnetization Roasting Technology for Refractory Iron Ore
  2. Green Technology on Cellulose Dissolution and Spinning Using Ionic Liquids as Solvent
  3. New Flotation Technology for Ultrafifine and Complex Refractory Gold Ores
  4. Technology for the Reduction of Sulfur Dioxide in Smelt Off-Gas SO2
  5. Preparation of Bioactive Peptide and its Application for Healthcare
  6. Technology of Bio-based Degradable Plastic using Waste Straw
  7. Artemisia Annua Oil Hand Sanitizer Gel
  8. Cooling Mask

Download: https://cloud.titkarsag.mta.hu/nextcloud/s/rrBWfGd23sZ5GMd

2021 OECD Southeast Asia Regional Forum hosted by Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Virtual Meeting)

Date and Time: 20 May 2021 (14:00 – 18:00, Bangkok time)

The OECD Southeast Asia Regional Programme (SEARP) has supported Southeast Asian countries’ domestic policy reform priorities as well as regional economic integration efforts since 2014. In 2021, the OECD Southeast Asia Regional Programme, in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will host its annual regional forum focusing on Human Capital Development in Southeast Asia: Fostering Competitiveness to Build Back Better, virtually.

This 2021 Regional Forum will provide a timely opportunity for representatives and policy-makers from Southeast Asia and their OECD peers to rethink policy options for enhancing human capital development to strengthen resilience and competitiveness in the region. Emphasis will be put on the transformative impact of digitalisation on education and skills. Participants will discuss how to reform the education system in order to close the learning gap among children and youth and how to improve skills of adults to adapt to the changing working environment.

 

**The virtual meeting will live on Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ facebook**

https://www.facebook.com/ThaiMFA

 

For registration, please click the link below.

CLICK HERE

 

For more information and agenda, please visit HERE

MASHAV special online lecture "The Social Clock of the Bee" (World Bee Day, 20 May 2021)

Date & Time: Thursday 20 May 2021 | 19.00 (Thailand time)

MASHAV is organizing an online event to mark “World Bee Day 2021”.

The United Nations General Assembly declared May 20th as World Bee Day, recognizing the crucial role bees play in increasing crop yields and promoting food security and nutrition. World Bee Day aims to raise awareness of the need to protect and preserve the bees' colonies in order to reach a world without hunger.

MASHAV marks the World Bee Day sharing Israel experience in the field, in order to raise awareness of the need for bee population conservation and its importance for the entire ecosystem.

MASHAV features a special online lecture “The Social Clock of the Bees” by Dr. Guy Bloch, Professor of Biology from the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, the Federmann Center for the Study of Rationality, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

You are welcome to participate in the online event by following the link and details of meeting ID below.

Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0od-mvqT0uGNEnMVYjcdOANdjDkDe9VV_x

Meeting ID: 89500776425

The Embassy of Israel would like to announce that MASHAV - Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel will organize an online lecture series on “Civil Society Activism” (3 Meetings) in May 2021.

About the series:

This lecture series aims to emphasize the mobilization of human and material resources and is designed to develop and strengthen local leadership and organizations in addressing issues of public concern through collective activity.

The lecture series has three meetings:

  • Tuesday 11 May 2021

Title: Creating a “Road Map” for Social Change

Lecturer: Dr. Jennifer (Jenny) Cohen, Adjunct Faculty at Hebrew University

  • Tuesday 18 May 2021

Title: Addressing Gender Biases and the Promotion of Equal Participation

Lecturer: Adv. Or Keshet - Director of the Association's Government Relations

  • Tuesday 25 May 2021

Title: Creating and Maintaining Effective Public Awareness: Practical Tools for Activism from a real activist!

Lecturer: Ms. Or-Ly Barlev, Social Activist, Journalist, Chosen as one of the 20 most activists woman in Israel, 2018, “Globes” newspaper

Registration:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUocOisqD0rE9cABJ7YGTIgjCRm3w3WkbU4

The Embassy of Israel hopes that you would find this online lecture series interesting.

For more information, please contact:

Ms. Pitchsinee Sangkham

MASHAV Coordinator

Embassy of Israel in Thailand

e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Embassy of Israel would like to announce that MASHAV - Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel will organize an online interview  in Women Leaders of the World Series next week.

Those who are interested in this interview are welcome to register by following the link below:

Topic:  “Online Interview - Spotlight on Women Leaders of the World Series” 

Date & Time: Monday 10 May 2021 15.00 hrs. (Thailand Time)

Interview with: Inna Braverman, Founder of Eco Wave Power

Registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUodOyrrD0jGtEZWe3VegBGoWR67fnmNAdb

This interview is streaming online to thousands of attendees worldwide through Facebook Live. The series will take place every month and host leading women from all aspects of life. We will learn from women who are leading positive change in society and who will share their experience and impact on sustainable international development.

The Embassy of Israel hopes that you would find this online interview interesting.

For more information, please contact:

Ms. Pitchsinee Sangkham

MASHAV Coordinator

Embassy of Israel in Thailand

e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ANSO Visiting Fellowship (on Mega-Science Facilities) -2021- Call for Applications

Deadline:  31st May 2021, 16:00 (BKK time)

1.Introduction  

The Alliance of International Science Organizations (ANSO) aims to improve regional and global capacity in science and technology, to improve human livelihoods and wellbeing, and to promote broader S&T cooperation and communication in the region and world. In line with these objectives, ANSO set up its visiting fellowship program (hereafter referred to as the Fellowship). The Fellowship provides scholars worldwide an opportunity to access high-impact & high-quality mega-science facilities in China and to address scientific problems of common interests for both the academia and the society. 

ANSO will provide competitive stipend for the Fellows.  

2.Types and Eligibility of the Fellowship  

The Fellowship welcomes applications from both early career scientists and senior scientists who are willing to spend months of working on site of the mega-science facilities. They are expected to conduct research in collaboration with CAS researchers. 

1) Visiting Fellowship for Early-Career Scientists

This category is open to researchers at an early stage of their career. They could be post-doctoral fellows, lecturers, or assistant professors who wish to conduct relevant research on CAS mega-science facilities for 3-9 months. Applications by researchers outside the academia may also be considered, but normally applicants should hold at least a PhD degree in related areas or have equivalent professional experience.

For this category: be born after 1 January 1981 (inclusive) 

Approximate funding level: RMB 20,000/month

2) Visiting Fellowship for Senior Scientists

This category is open to scholars with richer experience in the related fields. They could be associate professors, professors, or professionals at comparable level in related fields who wish to conduct relevant research on CAS mega-science facilities for 1-3 months. 

Approximate funding level: RMB 30,000/month for associate professors or comparable-level professionals; RMB 40,000/month for professors or comparable-level professionals.

3.Application Procedures 

The ANSO Fellowship 2021 is open for application now. The deadline for this year is 31st May 2021, 5pm GMT+8:00.  

3.1 Required materials 

Your application should include the following:

1) Application form (download Attachment 1)

Fill out the Application Form for ANSO Visiting Fellowship, making sure that all requested information is provided. 

2) Cover letter

A short letter outlining the rationale for why you wish to spend time at the mega-science facility. This should include information about your planned research program, the benefits the fellowship will bring to your on-going research.

3) Brief Research Proposal (download Attachment 2)

The research proposal should specify clearly the research question of the proposed research and give details about the analytical framework, literature and methodological approach to be followed. It should also explain how the proposed research relates to the applicant's past research and publications and should normally not exceed 5 pages.

4) Up-to-date Curriculum Vitae

5) Recommendation Letter. Two letters are required, which should be sent by referrers. 

3.2 Selection Criteria

1) Contribution to ANSO’s goals of:

  Improving the research capacity on specific topics

  Enhance the academic collaborations with scholars and institutions worldwide

  Strengthening the scale, profile and impact of ANSO research 

  Training the young talents with outstanding capabilities and potentials

2) Potential to significantly enhance sustainable academic collaborations aligned with these goals

3) Future devotions to the development of mega-science facilities.

4) Capacity of catalyzing additional relations and collaborations with international organizations and top-level instates。

3.3 Step-by-step Application Guideline

1) Prepare all materials listed in 3.1;

2) Submit your application package to the contact person/office of the mega-science facility for review. 

3) Final decisions will be made after reviewing and balancing of region, gender and research fields. The Fellow list will be released on ANSO’s official website.

Note: Applicants who won sponsorship from PIFI program are not eligible for the ANSO Fellowship of the same year.

 

4.Facility Information and Contacts 

Please send your application material package DIRECTLY to the contact person/office of the mega-science facility you want to apply for before May 31st 2021. 

For more information please visit http://www.anso.org.cn/programmes/talent/fellowship/

ANSO Secretariat (overall program management): 

NOTE: DO NOT SEND THE MATERIALS TO THE ANSO SECRETRIAT

Ms. Zhongxiu Wang: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Prof. Ailikun: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

ANSO Workshop on Agriculture and Food Security

Date: Friday 23rd April 2021, 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM (GMT+8, Beijing Time), (7:30 AM – 4:30 PM (GMT+7, BKK Time)

 

ANSO Workshop on Agriculture and Food Security is one of the sessions in ANSO Online Open Conference coorganized by CAS, ANSO, etc., which is also set up as a parallel session of “The 4th China (Sanya) International Rice Forum and the Belt and Road Food Security Corridor Forum”.

We welcome participants from all sides. Please feel free to deliver it to whom it may concerns. Here comes the live streaming. No registration is required.

In English:

https://as.alltuu.com/album/1115200208/?from=link

In Chinese:

https://as.alltuu.com/album/1126715479/?from=link

Any query, please feel free to contact Ms. Yuhuan Geng at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. from Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Download: Announcement of ANSO Workshop on Food Security

MASHAV online lecture "Futurism in Education" (Thursday 22 April 2021)

Date & Time: Thursday 22 April 2021 17.00 hrs. (Thailand Time)

The Embassy of Israel would like to announce that MASHAV - Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel will organize an online lecture in educational field that will be open for registration for participation next week.

Those who are interested in joining are welcome to register by following the link below:

Lecturer: Prof. David Passig, Israeli Futurist & Associate Professor at Bar-Ilan University

Registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAocOiqqjoqGNK6EqyqUuhC3EZAM8qFCVts

For more information, please contact:

Ms. Pitchsinee Sangkham

MASHAV Coordinator

Embassy of Israel in Thailand

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MASHAV Webinar on "Mental Health and Community Resilience" (Monday 26 April 2021)

Date & Time: Monday 26 April 2021 17.00 - 20.00 hrs. (Thailand Time)

The Embassy of Israel would like to announce that MASHAV - Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel will organize an online webinar on Mental Health and Community Resilience that will be open for registration for participation.

You are invited to join Thailand and Sweden Sustainable Development Forum 2021 (Virtual Event)

Date and Time: 17 - 19 May 2021 (15:00 – 17:00, Thailand local time)

As a part to push forward the cooperation between Thailand and Sweden, the Royal Thai Embassy in Stockholm, together with the Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok, the National Innovation Agency of Thailand (NIA), Thailand Management Association (TMA), and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) will co-host Thailand and Sweden Sustainable Development Forum 2021, under the theme “From Green and Inclusive Development to Business Opportunities.”

Application deadline: May 15th, 2021

ANSO call for ideas and suggestions for collaborative research and training project in 2021 is open now. The two kinds of projects give high emphasis on the S&T cooperation and partnerships between and among ANSO Members and partners in the areas of high importance to green and sustainable development.

We intend to seek good ideas, suggestions and proposals from our member institutions and partners that are easily operated and implemented. Please find the following documents in the attachment: 

USTC FUTURE SCIENTIST EXCHANGE PROGRAM (Fusep) - (Physics Camp)

Application deadline:

  • Session I – 15 June 2021
  • Session II – 15 July 2021

Session I :Future Physicist International Summer Camp (FPISC) July 4, 2021 ~ July 18, 2021

Online, Hefei, Office of International Cooperation, School of Physical Sciences

We are pleased to invite you to attend the 6th Biennial MEDinISRAEL International Conference and Exhibition that will be held virtually, on April 20-21, 2021. The event is organized by the Export institute of Israel, in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Economy and Trade.

In the course of two days, healthcare community members will come together to take a firsthand look at outstanding achievements, understanding potential breakthroughs, sparking productive collaborations, and seeing innovative and state-of-the-art healthcare technologies coming from Israel.

The Embassy of France to Thailand, in partnership with the Embassy of Japan to Thailand and ESCAP, is pleased to invite you to a series of online events as part of the Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development, from 22 to 24 March.

In the light of the alarming figures on climate change, emerging pollutants, biodiversity and health in the Asia-Pacific region, these four events will focus on crucial current environmental stakes, urging policy makers to implement concrete actions on ground. Please find the associated press release enclosed.

University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) is under the jurisdiction of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). As a key university of the nation, it is noted for its advanced science and high technology programs, unique management studies and well-tailored disciplines in the humanities.

2021 Huawei Day0 Forum

22 – 23 February 2021

A Fully connected, intelligent world is fast approaching. Global digitization is accelerating as new technologies like 5G, cloud, and computing converge with industry applications. This will make the ICT industry a cornerstone for sustainable economic development as it helps vertical industries go digital and boost output and productivity.

A Series of Mini-Workshop on “Medical Technology and Digital Life Science”

In March 2019, the strategic partnership between the Tokyo Institute of Technology and RWTH Aachen University has been consolidated by the opening of the Tokyo Tech Annex at RWTH. A first joint workshop to intensify the research cooperations between both partners took place in May 2019 focusing on Sustainable Energy. We now cordially invite you to take part in two mini-workshop on Medical Technology and Digital Life Science titled “Neurology” and “in silico, AI, AR in Life Science”.

In light of the upcoming International Day of Women and Girls in Science to be held on 11th February 2021, the Embassy of Israel would like to share with you some inspirational projects led by leading Israeli institutes, which encourage women and girls to be actively engaged in the science field.

The International Day of Women and Girls in Science was declared by the United Nations General Assembly, to achieve full and equal access to and participation in science for women and girls, and further enhance gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. 

Please find below some background information about the projects and links to their websites.

Tokyo Institute of Technology aims to expand the research area of large-scale collaborative research centers and increase the number of research centers, focusing on priority fields such as energy, materials, machinery and biotechnology fields. We are working to activate large-scale joint research.

About Symposium

Science and technology are key to overcoming crises. So how are we approaching the unprecedented crisis of COVID-19? Experts from Stanford University, an iconic leader in Silicon Valley’s innovation ecosystem, and from the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), an influential public research funding agency, will come together to discuss today’s cutting-edge COVID-19 research trials and the attempts to implement the results in society. Please join these two organizations on the frontline of the COVID-19 response as they share their experiences, foster mutual understanding, and prepare for the deployment of new science and technology innovations.

This symposium is co-hosted by the Japan Science and Technology Agency and the Stanford School of Medicine.

ANSO Outreach is a new publication of ANSO promoting effective technology transfer from research to innovation, from demonstration to market. All the products presented in ANSO Outreach are focused on improving the quality of Alife and well-being of people all over the world by following the principle of practical, low-cost and user-friendly technologies. We also aim to further strengthen international cooperation on Science, Technology, Innovation and Capacity Building (STIC) by sharing advanced technologies and new products with ANSO members and partners.

MASHAV - International Day of Education 2021

MASHAV is organizing an online special lecture to mark “International Education Day” on Thursday, 21 January 2021, 11:00 hours Jerusalem (16:00 hours BANGKOK time)

Ernst Mach-Grant - ASEA UNINET      

Host: ASEA-UNINET                                                                                    

Status: Call for Application

Closing Date: 31st March 2021

Conference on Technology Scouting and Deployment for Sustainable Development

The WIPO Regional Bureau for Asia and Pacific (RBAP), in cooperation with the Global Solutions Summit (GSS), and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Committee on Science, Technology and Innovation, are organizing two 90-minute panel discussions. It is free of charge and will be held in English. Panel Discussion on Technology Scouting will be held for 2 days (10 and 12 November 2020)

Are you interested in studying or interning France? Ready to explore France and all over Europe while taking classes for your degree? Then stop by our Virtual Education Fair! CampusFrance’s “Automne Asiatique”

Campus France has invited 19 French higher education institutions to participate in a series of thematic online webinars, divided by field of study (45 min per institution).

BioExcel is launching the Winter edition of our traditional summer School on Biomolecular Simulations. The training is intended for PhD and post-doc researchers looking to get expertise with our flagship tools such as GROMACS, HADDOCK, BioBB and PMX. Please advertise the event within the ASEAN research communities. 

Innovations in Quantum Information Technologies

Presented by SGInnovate and the Japan Science & Technology Agency (JST)

The worldwide effort for the development of Quantum Technology has accelerated. However, there are still many challenges to developing Quantum Information Technology for implementation in a real-world environment and as a solution to real problems.

TIEMS 2020 Annual Conference will be an arranged as a virtual conference using Zoom for virtually attendance each day of week 49 (30th Nov to 4th December 2020). The topics of each day virtual conference will be selected later. The program aims to promote Turkey’s scientific and technological collaboration with countries of the prospective fellows.

MASHAV (Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs) and the Hebrew University-Hadassah Braun School of Public Health, we would like to invite you to join the Eighteenth and Final session of the 'MASHAV-BRAUN Global COVID-19 Forum' for those tasked with setting national or local policies, planning, coordinating or providing health services and other front-line COVID-19 response activities.

Fall 2021 Admissions Now Open!

The Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI) in Abu Dhabi, is a graduate-level, research-based academic institution that offers specialized degree programs for local and international students in the field of Artificial Intelligence.

Department of European Affairs, Office of the National Water Resources, and Embassy of the Netherland are co-organizing a live stream webinar "River Revitalization Through Innovative Technology".

The event will be held on Friday, 28 August 2020 at 15:00 - 16:30. If interested, please register through This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The webinar link will be sent after registration.

MASHAV (Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs) and the Hebrew University-Hadassah Braun School of Public Health, we would like to invite you to join the Seventeenth session of the  'MASHAV-BRAUN Global COVID-19 Forum' for those tasked with setting national or local policies, planning, coordinating or providing health services and other front-line COVID-19 response activities.

The 14th i-CREATe conference 2020

International Convention on Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology

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i-CREATe 2020

Call for Workshops

Updated Information!

The 14th i-CREATe conference 2020

International Convention on Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology

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i-CREATe 2020

Call for Abstract

Deadline Extension Notice

Dear Colleagues/ Partners,

Warmest greetings from Putra International Center,

We hope this email finds you well in these uncertain times. We would like to invite you to participate in the first installation of i-PUTRA Webinar Series 2020 where we will be discussing challenges and initiatives introduced by parties in the Education Sector who are directly being affected by the pandemic. The details on the webinar are as follows.

Bonjour and Welcome to France,
Are you thinking of going study abroad? This is the opportunity to discover France and its excellence in Higher Education system via our Campus France’s “Virtual Fair 2020”.


Our online sessions are all “Free of Charge” and can be accessed from anywhere!

The sessions are available all the year 2020.

Please register, here.

Real World Applications of OLED Technology [Online Event]

Presented by SGInnovate and the Japan Science & Technology Agency (JST)

Smartphones, tablets, laptops and TV screens - Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) technology is improving the world of images in leaps and bounds.

MASHAV (Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs) and the Hebrew University-Hadassah Braun School of Public Health are collaborating and have established a 'MASHAV-BRAUN Global COVID-19 Forum' that is serving as an online platform for the exchange of relevant and timely information among those tasked with setting national or local policies, planning, coordinating or providing health services, communicating health messages to the public, implementing field-research, and other front-line COVID-19 response activities.

MASHAV (Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs) and the Hebrew University-Hadassah Braun School of Public Health are collaborating and have established a 'MASHAV-BRAUN Global COVID-19 Forum' that is serving as an online platform for the exchange of relevant and timely information among those tasked with setting national or local policies, planning, coordinating or providing health services, communicating health messages to the public, implementing field-research, and other front-line COVID-19 response activities.

MASHAV (Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs) and the Hebrew University-Hadassah Braun School of Public Health, we would like to invite you to join the Seventeenth session of the  'MASHAV-BRAUN Global COVID-19 Forum' for those tasked with setting national or local policies, planning, coordinating or providing health services and other front-line COVID-19 response activities.

MASHAV (Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs) and the Hebrew University-Hadassah Braun School of Public Health are collaborating and have established a 'MASHAV-BRAUN Global COVID-19 Forum' that is serving as an online platform for the exchange of relevant and timely information among those tasked with setting national or local policies, planning, coordinating or providing health services, communicating health messages to the public, implementing field-research, and other front-line COVID-19 response activities.

Southeast Asia - Europe Joint Call Projects must comprise of at least 3 partners from 3 different countries (either 2 partners from 2 different Southeast Asian countries and 1 European partner or 2 partners from 2 different European countries and 1 Southeast Asian partner) applying for funding from funding agencies participating in the call. Funding will be provided for the duration of a maximum of three years (36 months).

MASHAV (Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs) and the Hebrew University-Hadassah Braun School of Public Health are collaborating and have established a Seventh session of 'MASHAVBRAUN Global COVID-19 Forum' on the topic of "Technological Control in the Fight Against Corona":

On behalf of MASHAV - Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation and the Hebrew University-Hadassah Braun School of Public Health, we would like to invite you to join the Tenth session of the  'MASHAV-BRAUN Global COVID-19 Forum' for those tasked with setting national or local policies, planning, coordinating or providing health services and other front-line COVID-19 response activities. (speakers and topics details are enclosed in the letter of invitation).