King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi

Event: Rural Development and Food Security Forum 2019: Transformative Changes for Rural Prosperity and Nutritious Food

King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi

31 October 2019
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Lerwen Liu, Research, Innovation and Partnership Office (RIPO), King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, KMUTT
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Panitsara Nakseemok , King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi
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STEAM Platform empowers the youth in Asia in acquiring Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) knowledge and strategic communication skills and supporting entrepreneurship practices for co-creating innovative solutions towards the SDGs 2030 and smart circular economy. Since its inception in June 2018, it has established global partnerships with governments, ADB, Global Initiatives, UNDP and other organizations in driving youth leadership towards Circularity 2030. It has empowered over 300 university students in Thailand and influenced over 3000 youth globally through various channels including topical workshops on STEM, personalized mentorship, innovation showcase and technology competition. It incorporates peer-to-peer and experiential learning with emerging technologies including Industry 4.0 and Circular Economy to create global impact.

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