Asia's biggest exhibition on analytical laboratory equipment and technology, Thailand LAB International 2020, officially launched on 28 Oct 2020 in Bangkok. Organized by VNU Exhibitions Asia Pacific with the major supporter, Science and Technology Trade Association, the new concept was to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic while commemorating its 10th anniversary through the Hybrid Edition exhibition.
Under the partnership with Thailand Center of Excellence for Life Sciences (Public Organization) or TCELS brings the launch of Bio Asia Pacific 2020 for the first time in virtual and live session. The online seminar platform with Bio Asia Pacific aiming to promote trade and investment in life sciences and biotechnology along with scientific and innovation investment in the modern laboratory. The event was held during October 28-30, 2020 at Hall 103-104. BITEC, Bangkok.
The 3 days event and exhibition generated the country’s economic growth and facilitated the expansion of industrial trade and investment in the last trimester of this year. This Lab 2020 session includes over 100 leading companies and offers over 500 products brands dedicated to the fields of research, analysis, diagnosis, inspection, and trial covering every industry.
There was a special activity zone called ‘Bio Square’ for broadcasting Bio Asia Pacific conference and activities as well as providing the open platform for Business Pitching for researchers groups including Startups in the full-fledged pattern. With a wide range of seminars on the country's research and innovation at the Covid-19 crisis, including vaccine production, researcher, and manufacturing companies.
The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research, and Innovation, Prof. Dr. Sirirerk Songwilai, presided over the opening ceremony along with Kanokporn Damrongkul, Director of Exhibition Department of Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (Public Organization), and many excellencies, experts, specialists, and representatives from several relevant institutions and agencies were part of the event.
The event witnessed the signing of an agreement on the establishment of “Amata Meditown” by Amata City, Mahidol University, and Thailand Center of Excellence for Life Sciences (Public Organization), Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research, and Innovation witnessed by Vikrom Kromadit, CEO of Amata Corporation Public Company, Prof. Dr. Banjong Mahaisawariya, President of Mahidol University, and Chairat Sangchan, Acting Director of Thailand Center of Excellence for Life Sciences (Public Organization). The eventful opening finished by the signing of an agreement on the establishment of 15 Thailand Life Sciences Cluster agencies.