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NEDO Signed MOU with National Innovation Agency of Thailand Regarding Support for Startups

July 12, 2017

On July 7, 2017, NEDO signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Kingdom of Thailand's National Innovation Agency (NIA) to cooperate on providing comprehensive support for startup companies.

Based on this MOU, NEDO will cooperate with the NIA on various operations, such as exchanging information to assist with the establishment of a supportive startup environment in Thailand and to support the market entry of Japanese startups in both Thailand and the ASEAN region.

The MOU was signed by NEDO Executive Director Atsushi Fukuda and NIA Director Dr. Pun-Arj Chairatana, at "Startup Thailand 2017" in the Thai capital of Bangkok.

  • NEDO Executive Director Atsushi Fukuda (left) and NIA Director Dr. Pun-Arj Chairatana (right) signing the MOU
    The MOU signing ceremony
    (NEDO Executive Director Atsushi Fukuda, left, and NIA Director Dr. Pun-Arj Chairatana, right)
  • photo of NEDO project contractors providing an explanation to Minister H.E. Dr. Atchaka Sibunruang of the Ministry of Science and Technology of the Kingdom of Thailand
    NEDO project contractors providing an explanation to Minister H.E. Dr. Atchaka Sibunruang of the Ministry of Science and Technology of the Kingdom of Thailand