On 14 June 2022, NSTDA President Dr. Narong Sirilertworakul and Executove VP Prof. Dr. Prasit Palittapongarnpim welcomed the visit of MIGHT, SIRIM and the Embassy of Malaysia in Bangkok to Thailand Science Park for the signing of an MOU between NSTDA, MIGHT and SIRIM. The guests of honor were MIGHT & SIRIM Chairman Tan Sri Dr. Ir. Ahmad Tajuddin Ali; MIGHT President & CEO Datuk Dr. Mohd Yusoff Sulaiman; SIRIM President & Group Chief Executive Dato’ Dr. Ahmad Sabirin Arshad and Ms. Suzilah Mohd Sidek, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Malaysia in Bangkok.
The MIGHT-NSTDA-SIRIM collaboration aims to promote technology transfer and industry development, including the Bio-Circular-Green Economy (BCG), talent development, STEM education and railway business.
Both MIGHT and SIRIM have long been strategic partners of NSTDA in the ASEAN region. While the Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology or MIGHT plays a key role in developing Malaysia’s high technology for business, SIRIM Berhad supports Malaysia’s industry in the area of standard, quality and technology. Realizing the common goal among the three organizations in supporting technology businesses in their respective countries, this tripartite collaboration was initiated for the first time to consolidate the strengths and resources of each organization to enhance the competitiveness of industries in Thailand and Malaysia through the exchange of talents, technology and innovation.