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MU-NCKU International Exhibition & Symposium: Medical Device Innovation & Medical Care

MU-NCKU International Exhibition & Symposium: Medical Device Innovation & Medical Care

Mahidol University Faculty of Dentistry (MUDT), in collaboration with the Institute for Technology and Innovation Management (iNT), Mahidol University, and National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Taiwan, recently organized the “MU-NCKU International Exhibition & Symposium: Medical Device Innovation & Medical Care” on September 11-12, 2023.

 

In this regard, Prof. Dr. Waranun Buajeeb, Dean’s Advisor and Director of NCKU Overseas Hub in Thailand, reported the previous cooperation to establish the MU-NCKU Joint Research Center and the purpose of this exhibition and symposium.

 

To start the event, the opening remarks were delivered by Dr. Wiparat De-ong, Executive Director of the National Research Council of Thailand, along with Prof. Banchong Mahaisavariya, President of Mahidol University, Prof. Fong-Chin Su, Founding Director, Medical Device Innovation Center, Department of Biomedical Engineering, NCKU, and Assoc. Prof. Chia-Hsiang Lin, Director of Division of International Relations, Department of Electrical Engineering, NCKU.

 

Distinguished guests of the event also included Mr. Ouyang Yen-Heng, Director of the Education Division, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Thailand, Assoc. Prof. Nopraenue Sajjarax Dhirathiti, Vice President for International Relations and Corporate Communication, Mahidol University, and Clin. Prof. Dr. Sirichai Kiattavorncharoen, Dean of MUDT.

 

Following the opening session, Lect. Binit Shrestha from the Department of Prosthodontics of MUDT, as an event moderator, introduced experts who were invited to deliver scientific presentations, along with the exhibition booths from different companies and institutions showcasing medical device innovation and medical care.

 

Details and programs for both days of the event are as follows:

 

September 11, 2023

 

Scientific presentations:
“Technology and Innovation Management” (Medical Device: Reinventing University) delivered by Prof. Dr. Chartchalerm Isarankura-Na-Ayudhya, Dean of Faculty of Graduate Studies, Mahidol University

 

Panel Discussion on “Pathway from Research to Commercialization” by
-Dr. Vikran Duangmanee, Head of Intellectual Property Management, SCG Chemicals Co., Ltd.
-Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yodchanan Wongsawat, Director of iNT, Mahidol University
-Prof. Fong-Chin Su, Founding Director of Medical Device Innovation Center, NCKU

 

“Innovation and Technology Development to Enhance Health Promotion and Prevention” delivered (virtually) by Prof. Lin, Mei-Feng, Dept Chair of Nursing, Department of Nursing, College of Medicine, NCKU

 

This included three different groups of research collaboration discussion among Mahidol University and NCKU executives and exhibitors.

 

September 12, 2023

Scientific presentations:
“Two-decade journey in the research and development of Ni-Ti shape memory alloy in Thailand” delivered by
Asst. Prof. Dr. Peerapong Santiwong, Head of the Department of Orthodontics, MUDT
-Assoc. Prof. Anak Khantachawana, Faculty of Engineering, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi

 

“From Academic Research to Clinical Innovation” delivered by Prof. Xi-Zhang Lin, Founder of T-ACE Medical จาก Medical Device Innovation Center, NCKU

 

“Blood Typing by Antibody Surface Immobilization” delivered by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Toemsak Srikhirin, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University

 

The list of exhibitors presenting their medical device innovation and care is as follows:

-MUNDIPHARMA
-Haleon
-ACCORD HENRY SCHEIN
-Urban Studies Lab (USL)
-ARTIMED
-MIDAS CENTER
-BRAIN X SOLUTION CO., LTD.
-Antimicrobial-Coated Catheter
-MELIOIDOSIS INNOVATION
-ZENOSTIC CO., LTD. (ADDC Center)
-Rice-Based Medical Food
-iNT MAHIDOL
-Taiwan Main Orthopaedic Biotechnology Co., Ltd.
-K2 Medical (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
-MedFluid Co., Ltd.
-United Orthopedic
-Aplus Biotechnology
-T-ACE medical co.,Ltd.
-COMDEK INDUSTRIAL CORPORATION
-MDENT Shop
-Oral Care for Special Needs by the Department of Community Dentistry
-VendWeMed™ จอจ่ายจบ

 

The whole event was held in a hybrid format; onsite at the Debaratana Auditorium (4ᵗʰ floor) and MU-NCKU Joint Research Center (1ˢᵗ floor) at MUDT, and streamed via Facebook Live: NCKU Overseas Hub in Thailand.