Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) Policy

Dr. Thein Min Htike’s Endeavors to Improve Myanmar’s Capacity in Renewable Energy Policy

As an ASEAN Science and Technology Fellow in the Sustainable Energy field, Dr. Thein Min Htike has been actively involved in driving the science-based policy making process in Myanmar. Dr. Hitke had an opportunity in arranging high-level meetings on the review of Myanmar’s second draft renewable energy policy with Prof. Hideaki Ohgaki from Kyoto University, […]

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Mapping Global Scientific Network: Setting Malaysia’s Science, Technology Innovation (STI) Priorities for Global Engagement

Overview Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM), which functions as the national STI Think Tank under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, was formed to promote STI agenda through various platforms and engagement with media, industry and societies. In 2015, ASM published its first Malaysia’s Science Outlook. The outlook, which serves as an official advisory […]


Science, Technology and Innovation Policies – A Progress from Indonesia

Indonesia is the largest economy in Southeast Asia region and the world’s 10th largest economy in term of purchasing power. In term of population, Indonesia has a huge number of populations, which is about 250 million people in 2016. This makes Indonesia as the world’s fourth most populous nation. In 2030, Indonesia is predicted to […]


“Science beyond scientist” – A Malaysia case study

Science beyond scientist is a philosophy that intended to help Malaysia building a civilized society that live science in their life. In order to be a science nation, inculcating the culture of science, technology and innovation (STI) at all levels is critical. STI should be a part of everything that we do in life. From […]


Thai Food Industry on New STI Platforms to Drive Innovation Economy

Thai government is creating an ecosystem for food innovations. Like most emerging Asian economies, key challenges are addressing the huge infrastructure deficit and improving regional connectivity. On the new science, technology, and innovation (STI) platform, Thailand is transitioning from a resource-intensive to innovation-based economy.   Innovation to drive new growth engine Thailand is Southeast Asia’s […]