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Memorandum on Inauguration of Japan-Thailand Smart Industrial Safety Consortium Signed

Private effort for enhancing industrial safety in Thailand taking advantage of Japanese technologies

February 25, 2021

Taking the opportunity of the Japan-Thailand Forum on Smart Industrial Safety 2021, an event jointly held by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Ministry of Industry, Thailand, representatives of the industrial and academic sectors of Japan and Thailand signed a Memorandum on Inauguration of the Japan-Thailand Smart Industrial Safety Consortium.

1. Past Japan-Thailand collaboration

In June 2018, METI and the Ministry of Industry, Thailand, signed a Memorandum of Cooperation in Smart Industrial Safety (MOC), and, since then, METI has been providing technical instructions to local companies and other business in Thailand through such efforts as dispatching experts from Japan to Thailand, aiming to improve industrial safety and efficiency in Thai plants and other facilities.

As part of this effort, on February 24, 2021, METI and the Ministry of Industry, Thailand, jointly held the Japan-Thailand Forum on Smart Industrial Safety 2021.

2. Details of the Memorandum on Inauguration of the Japan-Thailand Smart Industrial Safety Consortium

Taking the opportunity of the forum, representatives of the industrial and academic sectors of Japan and Thailand signed a Memorandum on Inauguration of the Japan-Thailand Smart Industrial Safety Consortium, which was witnessed by METI and the Ministry of Industry, Thailand.

This memorandum is anticipated to encourage the industrial and academic sectors of Japan and Thailand to lead business talks, technical exchange, education and human resource development in a continuous manner and to further facilitate efforts for achieving smart industrial safety in Thailand through utilization of Japanese technologies for smart industrial safety and other skills.

Division in Charge

Industrial Safety Division, Industrial and Product Safety Policy Group

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