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N-BMR ([email protected]) from Mahidol University won the first prize! – TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in Thailand


On June19th,Sunday, TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in Thailand has been held at University of The Thai Chamber of Commerce, UTCC. 12 finalist teams had a chance to appeal their ideas directly to the top management teams from Japanese private sectors and top decision makers from Thai universities.


Winner: N-BMR([email protected]) (Dr. Dakrong Pissuwan, Mahidol University)
(Innovative application of gold nanoparticles for wound healing)

Leave a Nest Co., Ltd Award: Enzmart (Dr. Ruchanok Tinikul, Mahidol University)
(Thermostable and cheaper luciferase as gene reporter)


Dr. Yoshihisa Inoue (Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.)
Dr. Shuichiro Takahashi (Leave a Nest Co., Ltd.)
Dr. Edward Rubesch (University of Thai Chamber of Commerce)
Dr.Tassaneewan Laksanasopin (King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) )
Dr. Teerakiat Kerdcharoen (Mahidol University)

(About an overview of the DEMO DAY, please see https://en.lne.st/2016/06/19/tpinthai/ )

This year we had overwhelming number of application entry from over 5 universities around Thailand. Past 2 months each teams had at least 1 skype meeting with Leave a Nest before selection has been made to final 12 teams.

Out of 12 teams, 1 team received a grand winning award of 200,000 JPY (equivalent to approx. 68,000 THB) for seed money and travel tickets and accommodation to attend TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in Singapore on 23rd July.

For regional information on TECH PLAN DEMO DAY

Look out for next year TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in Thailand by visiting Leave a Nest Thailand site or TECH PLANTER site.

For more information about TECH PLANTER & DEMO DAY, or interested in sponsoring next year’s TECH PLANTER, please contact us.

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I am Nami Akinaga. I studied bachelor degree in Physics, and then received master degree in Sustainability Science at the University of Tokyo. Previously I joined the UNESCO World Conference on ESD in 2014 (in Japan), ASEAN YOUNG LEADERS SUMMIT in 2015 (in Malaysia) as a Japanese delegate. My mission is “Maximizing the Value of Diversity”. In Leave a Nest, I have been committing to creating platform for scientists and the next generation leaders to generate knowledge beyond field, country and cultural borders. I believe that the country Malaysia has a full potential of “diversity” in many ways. Leave a Nest as Science Bridge communicators together with Malaysia, we can combine different values and knowledges to create vision towards the better future.


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