By David Nakayama, DET Corp Comms
Rayong, Thailand, March 4, 2022- Delta Thailand visited the PTT Eastern Economic Corridor of Innovation (EECi) Wangchan Valley to explore collaboration opportunities in EV charging, smart manufacturing and energy management as well as business and talent development.
Mr. Surachai Laophulsuk, Executive Vice President of EECi Wangchan Valley, welcomed Mr. Jackie Chang, Delta Thailand President, and introduced the EECi Smart Innovation Ecosystem project. Mr. Curtis Ku, Delta Thailand Senior Country Director, gave an overview of the company’s operations and green solutions for Thailand and Southeast Asia.
The Delta delegation also visited the Centre of Excellence for Energy Storage Technology (CEST), the School of Information Science and Technology (IST) and the EECi Headquarters.
The EECi Wangchan Valley Project is approximately 553 Hectares and is developed by PTT Public Company Limited and the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) affiliated to The Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation.
It uses a 7 Smart City concept certified by Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA) to develop a Smart Innovation Ecosystem for work and life divided into 3 main zones:
Education Zone: VISTEC, Kamnoetvidya Science Academy School (KVIS) and the Wangchan Forest Learning Center.
Innovation Zone: Innovation Hub, with Biopolis, Aripolis, Space Innopolis and Food Innopolis.
Community Zone: Smart Lifestyle Center with PTT Station, Co-working space, restaurants, shops, activity areas, residential and international schools.
As a pioneer of smart city solutions and industrial automation education in Thailand, Delta collaborates with industry leaders and top academic institution partners nationwide to nurture talent and drive smart city transformation in Thailand.
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