On 6-7 March 2018, the Science Technology and Innovation Policy Institute (STIPI)/KMUTT in close cooperation with the Ministry of Industry and Handicraft of Cambodia, co-organised the workshop on “Strategy Design and Capacity Development Programme under the Initiative to Establish an ASEAN Open Innovation and Entrepreneurship Platform” at Sunway Hotel, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.


The main objectives were to assess needs, identify priorities, share experiences and exchange information among relevant stakeholders with respect to the design of Cambodia’s national strategy and industry promotion. At the start workshop, the opening remarks were delivered by H.E. Dr. TUNG Ciny, Deputy Secretary of the Ministry of Industry and Handicraft and National Committee on Science and Technology (COST) Chairman of Cambodia.


The workshop focused on the policy and strategy plan for STI development of Cambodia with emphasis on the promotion of agricultural R&D and technology and capacity development for innovation in Cambodia related to the national priorities. About 40 participants attended this workshop from the academic, private and government sector of Cambodia. After the workshop on 7 March 2018, their delegation visited at Cambodian Agricultural R&D Institute (CARDI) and process in Sacha Inchi product Company of Cambodia