The industrial sector is being pushed to transform itself according to technological advancements enabling its entry into modernity and the Industry 4.0 era.
Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak said yesterday that the move following the progress made by the Ministry of Industry on the establishment of InnoSpace Thailand, with concrete progress expected in May on its location which should be conveniently connected to the network of innovative and technological industries within the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) project; on the clarity of executive members who will come from domestic and international private firms, educational institutions, and government agencies; and clarity in the main operational strategy supporting research, technology, and innovations among startup businesses.
The deputy prime minister urged the Ministry of Industry to find measures to encourage or force key industries to transform themselves with technology in order to fully implement digital technologies such as artificial intelligence and big data to help improve productivity, and encourage SMEs to understand the importance of business transformation using innovations and technology.
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23 April 2019