Research Policy and Strategy

The national research vision (2012-2016) is ” For Thailand to produce and utilize high quality researches for a balanced and sustainable national development”
while the national resarch mission is “To promote higher research and capability, develop useful knowledge bases, promote application and development of
suitable and extensive body of knowledge, promote education and expansion of local wisdom for commercial and public utilization, promote development of
better quality of life through efficient utilization of resarch resources abd networks with participation from all relevant parties.”
Reference National Research Policy and Strategy 2012-2016

National Economic and Social Development Plan (2012-2016) …“It is, however, essential to place emphasis on the development of human capital and security,
promotion of good governance and fair competition, and more equitable distribution of development benefits in order to reduce social inequality.”…
…“To create and utilize economic opportunities, knowledge, technology and creativity will be crucial factors for environmental friendly production and consumption
leading to sustainable development. Key development indicators are:

  1. Creating the just society.
  2. Developing a lifelong learning.
  3. Strengthening of the agricultural sector and security of food and energy.
  4. Restructuring the economy toward quality growth and sustainability.
  5. Creating regional connectivity for social and economic stability.
  6. Managing natural resources and environment toward sustainaiblity.

Reference The Eleventh National Economic and Social Development Plan (2012-2016

Suggested references on research policy and strategy

Research Institutes


STKS Science and Technology Knowledge Service


Thailand Institute of Scientific and Technological Research


Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care


Research Library of the National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT)


Health Systems Research Institute (HSRI)
สถาบันวิจัยระบบสาธารณสุข (สวรส)


Agricultural Research Development Agency
สำนักงานพัฒนาการวิจัยการเกษตร (องค์การมหาชน) - สวก