NECTEC

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NECTEC
Jan 12, 2010

NECTEC

The National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC) is a statutory government organization under the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), Ministry of Science and Technology. NECTEC was established on 16 September 1986, then organized into a national center under the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) in 1991. Its main responsibilities are to undertake, support, and promote the development of electronics and computer technologies through research and development activities. NECTEC also provides linkage between research communities and industries through the established industrial clusters.

NECTEC contributes to the development of Thailand’s capability in electronics and computer technologies through:

  • Research, development, design, and engineering
  • Technology transfer to industries and communities
  • Human resource development
  • Policy research and industrial intelligence and knowledge infrastructure

NECTEC has organized the research and development function units into nine groups:

Research Unit

  • Digital Media and Human Interface
  • IT Cryptography & Security
  • Advanced Industrial Electronics &...

NECTEC

The National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC) is a statutory government organization under the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), Ministry of Science and Technology. NECTEC was established on 16 September 1986, then organized into a national center under the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) in 1991. Its main responsibilities are to undertake, support, and promote the development of electronics and computer technologies through research and development activities. NECTEC also provides linkage between research communities and industries through the established industrial clusters.

NECTEC contributes to the development of Thailand’s capability in electronics and computer technologies through:

  • Research, development, design, and engineering
  • Technology transfer to industries and communities
  • Human resource development
  • Policy research and industrial intelligence and knowledge infrastructure

NECTEC has organized the research and development function units into nine groups:

Research Unit

  • Digital Media and Human Interface
  • IT Cryptography & Security
  • Advanced Industrial Electronics & Automation
  • Informatics & Communication
  • Intelligent Devices
  • Policy Research

Development, Engineering & Services Unit

  • Microelectronics Fabrication Engineering
  • Assistive Technology Development
  • Product Development, Engineering & Testing
Flagship Projects

NECTEC has initiated program-based researches in three flagships which are “Digitized Thailand,” “Smart Health,” and “Smart Farm.” The main objective of the flagship programs is to drive NECTEC’s research works into applications relevant to the nation’s problems. The flagship strategy will ensure our direction to apply E-C-T-I technology into nation’s problems.

Digitized Thailand.
The concept of Digitized Thailand is to create and organize the national information and archives, especially in art and culture, into digital form to preserve the nation’s heritage and provide access for the Thai population. In addition, digitizing information will support the nation’s policy to drive the country into creative economy.

Smart Health.
The concept of Smart Health is to use IT as an important tool to facilitate the implementation of National Health Policy of Thailand more efficiently and effectively. The early stage of implementation is to develop the standardization of the national heath information systems, which will be utilized by all concerned health organizations in the country.

Smart Farm.
The concept of Smart Farm is to apply IT and electronics technologies in the agricultural sector, in order to amplify the productivity and quality of agricultural products. It is hoped that ultimately this will raise the quality of living of farmers and maintain the ranking of being the main food exporter of the world.

To pursue the NSTDA’s vision of being a key partner in developing a knowledge-based society through the application of science and technology, creating global and local partnerships is a key strategy. Not only public and private sectors, but also academies and societies will be considered as NECTEC’s partners for researching and developing technological capability aimed at national economic and social development. The mode of cooperation may include joint research projects, exchange of researchers and experts, and other collaborations.

NECTEC has promoted and supported both bilateral and multilateral cooperations with strategic partners through various forms such as the memorandum of understanding (MoU), memorandum of cooperation (MoC), agreement, and contracts.

Multilateral Cooperation

NECTEC has actively participated in many international forums such as the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), and European Union (EU). In addition, NECTEC’s efficient performance has been recognized by UNECSO and the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), both of which have cooperated with NECTEC in many ICT research projects aimed at creating a knowledge-based society.

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