KMUTT Innovators are Superb, Sweeping many National Innovation Awards
Posted on February 21, 2013
The SMART LAB, a KMUTT research team, comprising the following team members: Asst.Prof.Dr. Anak Khantachawana, Mr. Chaiyong Koikul, Mr. Kittikun Wichairat, Mr. Nakorn Nunai, Mr. Tawin Buasri, Mr. Naritcha Torsuthkanok, Mr. Narongrit Ponha and Miss Kunthika Mogdara swept two awards from two Innovation Competitions. They won the Smart Innovation Awards 2012. It is a competition organized by the SAMART Corporation Ltd (Plc.) in collaboration with the Business Incubation Center, and the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA). The KMUTT team won for their work entitled “Smart Material for Medical Work”. Also, they won the Silver Awards from the True Innovations Awards 2012: The Reality in the Idea Seed Type, for their work entitled “Time Saving Bone Disease Treatment Equipment”. Their innovations were selected from more than 1200 competing innovations nationwide.
These two innovations are the starting point of research for commercial purposes to reduce the country’s import dependency in these areas. They are accompanied by a concrete business plan for real, practical use.