Under its advancement target of ending up being a global health care and medical center by 2036, Thailand is presently intending to reach the next level of medical and wellness services by promoting accuracy medication for the treatment of more complex health problems, such as cancer and genetic-related illness.

The action strategy concentrates on enhancing R&D and ability training innovation, with the regional medical gadget market likewise anticipated to take advantage of the innovative developments and R&D centers in the Eastern Economic Passage (EEC) which covers the 3 provinces of Chachoengsao, Chonburi and Rayong in the nation’s Eastern Area. As Thailand’s pilot market 4.0 unique financial zone, the EEC supplies assistance for all of the nation’s target state-of-the-art markets with centers that promote the entire R&D and innovation advancement procedure, consisting of the Start-up and Development Center, National Quality Facilities and Translational Research Study Facilities.

One task that is essential to this strategy requires the general public Health Ministry to develop the Thailand Genome Sequencing Center1 in the EEC as a center to offer medical services for clients from throughout Southeast Asia and beyond. The prepared genome sequencing center2 will be found at Burapha University in Chonburi province, with the lab area inhabiting roughly 1,700 square metres. Genome sequencing of 50,000 Thais will be performed at the laboratory and their DNA information will be utilized to construct a genomics library under the guidance of the Health Systems Research Study Institute (HSRI) 3. The very first of its kind in ASEAN, the genomics library will use the database to make it possible for more reliable advancement of pharmaceutical and health care items.

Of the needed financial investment spending plan of US$ 50 million, half is anticipated to be funded by the Thai federal government with the rest to come from regional and foreign financiers. Leading regional healthcare facilities and business have actually revealed interest in partnering with international business to develop a consortium to run the laboratory. The HSRI and EEC Workplace remains in the procedure of carrying out the bidding treatment.

The Quality Center for Genomics and Accuracy Medication at King Chulalongkorn Memorial Health center has actually offered guarantees that it might support and reinforce the entire genome sequencing task. On top of that, the BOI and the EEC workplace have actually offered tax and non-tax rewards to foreign organizations and professionals to operate in the EEC.

Wangchan Valley, a wise city task in Rayong province is another supporting center in the EEC. Established as a base for research study, advancement and development, Wangchan Valley’s objective likewise consists of running the Kamnoetvidya Science Academy4 which uses first-rate education in science, mathematics and innovation through scholarships for trainees in years 10, 11 and 12, to prepare the skills needed for the state-of-the-art markets in the EEC and throughout the nation.

In an associated advancement, Thammasat University5 has actually verified its strategy to establish an Overall Digital Health Care Option at its Pattaya school in Chonburi province. Intending to boost Thailand’s competitiveness in ending up being the local medical center, the center will consist of quality centres in medical services, digital healthcare facilities, an integrated research study centre and community-based health care services. Under the EECmd Vision 2024, the EEC intends to promote understanding sharing and connecting with regional and global institutes to boost the abilities of health care scientists and workers in addition to to press forward development for accuracy medication and medical gadgets.

With a concentrate on healthtech, state-owned Mahidol University has actually presented Salaya Start-up Town which houses a thorough environment of laboratory and R&D area for engineering, biotechnology and health care innovation. The task supports start-ups and innovation incubation by offering working area for engineering developments and sophisticated medical robotics in addition to its Center for Biomedical and Robotics Technology6, Health Care Logistics Big Data, UN Innovations Laboratory and Center of Logistics, Management and Health Care Supply Chain.

In the capital city of Bangkok, around 20 medical scholastic organizations and research study homes have actually signed a contract to reinforce their partnership on research study and human medical trials under the “Multicenter Medical Development Scientific Trial” task. The organizations which have actually formed a network called “the Yothi Medical Development District” have actually interacted on the advancement of medical gadgets such as a portable chest x-ray and its application for clients with non-communicable illness.


  1. https://www.boi.go.th/upload/content/EECGenomicen.pdf
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  3. https://www.nstda.or.th/en/news/news-years-2020/1057-genomic-medicine-in-thailand.html
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  5. https://www.hsri.or.th/en/people
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  7. https://www.kvis.ac.th/About_EN.aspx
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  9. https://pr.tu.ac.th/pattaya/e-book/index.html
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  11. https://www.bartlab.org
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