The Bio-Circular-Green Economy (BCG) has been conceptualized to underpin Thailand 4.0 policy as a strategy to drive the economic and social development by capitalize on Thailand’s biodiversity and optimizing the use of new technologies to transform the manufacturing and agricultural sectors. In short, Thailand plans to be innovative and go greener for better gains.
To share Thailand’s vision in applying BCG to drive innovation driven economy and sustainability, Eastern Economic Corridor of Innovation (EECi) was established with complete research and development infrastructure to enable support for translational research in an effort to streamline the country’s economy through bioeconomy, circular economy and green economy.
EECi located at the heart of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) in Wangchan District, Rayong Province. EECi’s role as an “Innovation Hub Supporting BCG Economy” reflex through its 3 main purpose 1) Add Value to Agriculture Sector 2) Facilitate Industry Transformation and, 3) Support Future Industries. EECi Innovation Platforms in the domains of Biotechnology, EECi BIOPOLIS; Automation, Robotics and Intelligent System, EECi ARIPOLIS; food industry related technology, EECi FOOD INNOPOLIS; and aviation and aerospace technology, EECi SPACE INNOPOLIS.