The National Metal and Materials Technology Center (MTEC) operates its mission through a direction that is consistent and linked to the strategic plan of the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA)  No. 7 (The Fiscal Year 2022-2027), which is also linked to the 20-year National  Strategy Plan (2018-2037) and master plans at various levels, such as the strategy to drive national development with a bio-economic model, circular economy, and green economy (Bio-Circular-Green Economy: BCG Model) and the 20-year research and innovation strategy (2017-2036). MTEC places importance on taking advantage of the opportunities provided by the high technology infrastructure, especially “Eastern Special Economic Corridor of Innovation: The Innovation Infrastructure to Support Thailand 4.0” to create works that meet the needs of various sectors and apply research findings for  practical use in resolving problems or developing business, thus, creating  a significant positive impact on the economy and society.