Esso supports 29th Vocational Science Projects Contest

Esso (Thailand) Public Company Limited, in cooperation with the Science Society of Thailand under the Patronage of His Majesty the King, Office of Vocational Education Commission and Startup Thailand by National Innovation Agency jointly organized the 29th Vocational Science Project Contest of which awarded innovations were recently displayed and announced at the National Science and Technology Fair 2019, IMPACT Arena, Muang Thong Thani.

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Esso supports 29th Vocational Science Projects Contest

On this occasion, Dr. Taweesak Bunluesin (left), director of Esso (Thailand) Public Company Limited, presented a 400,000-Baht fund to Dr. Prachakhom Chantharachit (right), Deputy Secretary-General of Office of Vocational Education Commission, in support of the promotion of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education among vocational students and the application of their knowledge to innovative science projects. The event was presided over by Khunying Kalaya Sophonpanich (middle), Deputy Minister of Education.

The contests were organized among vocational institutes nationwide ranging from provincial, regional and national rounds. This year, a total of 40 projects of vocational students have been selected at national level. The national winning team at high vocational level is from Chaiya Industrial and Community Educational College for the study project to optimize frogs farming for efficient watering and food provision using plastic bottles and water recycling system.  Another national winning team at vocational level is from Samutsakhon Fisheries College for the study project of Pediococcus Halophilus lactic acid for use in mushroom fermentation processes.

Esso has continuously supported the program for over 29 years. In recognizing importance of project innovations to cope with community issues, the awarded projects were based on effective solutions to their communities with potential to be further developed and extended to other needed communities.

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