Asst. Prof. Dr. Nattapon Nimanphatcharin chief executive Digital Economy Promotion Agency (depa) together with Dr. Prisarn Rakwatin, Assistant Director General, and the delegation met with Mr. Tawara Yasuo, Director-General Global Strategy Bureau, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) to discuss ways of cooperation between the two agencies to promote the development of Thai digital startups in all stages of growth. Along with introducing the Thailand Digital Valley project, including various benefits that investors, especially from Japan, will receive, including inviting MIC and Japanese investors to invest in digital startups. To drive the development of smart cities, including cooperation in organizing activities to promote the gaming industry and e-sports, depa has prepared a plan to organize a big event in Thailand.
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Asst. Prof. Dr. Nattaphon mentioned another role of operation, namely Developing a digital workforce with advanced technology skills To support the needs of industrial sectors such as AI technology, Blockchain, as well as the development of Data Science and Data Engineer, which are in great demand in the industry. In addition, depa plans to establish the National Big Data Institute (NBDi). to drive the country with data
Mr. Tawara Yasuo mentioned the ongoing cooperation between depa and MIC. including organizing the INNO-vation “Bad-Kla-Kid” project that has been held continuously for more than 10 years. innovation development and thanked depa for giving Japanese companies the opportunity to be informed of the various plans, which MIC has also promoted Japanese companies to the global market. and look forward to working together in the future. both in terms of exchanging knowledge and various experiences
On August 5, 2022, the Digital Economy Promotion Agency (depa) and the Japanese Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in digital technology and innovation for transformation. Its purpose is to promote cooperation and exchange experiences of preserving and developing ecosystems for innovation. for the transition between the two participants Under the framework of cooperation to promote cooperation between relevant stakeholders such as universities, private companies and communities, jointly implementing related projects or activities to intensify cooperation between them. and exchanging experiences and knowledge
The Ministry of Domestic Affairs and Communications (transliterated somu sho or MIC) is responsible for the framework of Japan’s basic needs, such as organizations involved in the country’s economic and social activities. The scope of duties of the MIC includes the management and administration of the country’s basic administrative system. Administration of local autonomy and fire and emergency services. Including the formulation of policies and strategies for the use of information communication technology (ICT) in the development of Japan.
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