Thailand Institute of Scientific and Technological Research (TISTR)
The Thailand Institute of Scientific and Technological Research (TISTR) was firstly established as a state enterprise of the special category on 25th May 1963, under the Applied Scientific and Research Corporation of Thailand (ASRCT) Act B.E. 2506 (1963), in order to implement special science and technology policies of the Royal Thai Government. After the establishment of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (MOSTE) in 1979, ASRCT Act was repealed and replaced by the Thailand Institute of Scientific and Technological Research B.E. 2522 (1979) Act. Classified as a state enterprise of promotion category, TISTR has been financially supported via the annual budgets allocated by the Government.
Later, MOSTE has been renamed to the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) under the Government System Reform Act B.E. 2545 (2002). Now, MOST has been renamed to the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation under the Government System Reform Act B.E. 2562 (2019)
Research and Development Group for Bio-Industries
Research and Development Group for Sustainable Development
Industrial Services Group
Strategies and Innovation Management Group
Under the Governor Group
Strengthening SMEs and communities through an innovation, science, and technology ecosystem for sustainability
To conduct research, development, and integration of science, technology, and innovation for the creation of a value-added economy based on biodiversity to increase national competitiveness and development sustainably.
To transfer technology and innovation to the industrial sector and community enterprises for the maximum utilization of economic, social, and environmental aspects.
To provide services in analysis, testing, calibration, quality system certification, training, and consultancy in order to leverage standards and competitiveness of the industrial sector.
To develop an organizational management system to be a high-performance, modern, and good governance organization.