Industry Support News Year 2009

Innovations developed by Thai firms won gold three medals at the International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX 09) this last May in Malaysia. Sponsored by The Technology Management Center (TMC) and developed at the Thailand Science Park, the innovations are the Intelligent Wi-Fi Box, the Laminated Paper Recovery Enzyme,

DNA is a nucleic acid that contains the genetic instructions used in the development and functioning of all known living organisms and it is inherited. Therefore, by comparing DNA sequences, geneticists can infer the evolutionary history of organisms. DNA technology or technology related to nucleic acids of living organisms has become an essential part of every part of human life.

NECTEC and TMC are moving to reverse the downturn in tourism by putting small hotels online. The tourist industry in Thailand has been hard hit by the global recession, concerns over the flu pandemic and political unrest. Small hotels especially have suffered falling reservations and hotels and guest houses have cut their workforce by as many as 10,000 a month since the beginning of the year, seriously impacting the lives of workers in the industry