British Embassy Bangkok celebrates UK-Thai partnerships in aerospace and advanced engineering.
On Tuesday 28 February, the British Ambassador, Brian Davidson, hosted a reception at the British Residence to celebrate the pioneering and innovative UK-Thai partnership in aerospace and advanced engineering.
UK and Thai companies and universities have worked together for many years to help build world-class capability in these sectors, to the benefit of both the UK and Thailand.
Thailand 4.0 is the Thai government’s ambitious new programme to take the country’s economic, social, and technological development to new heights.
Thailand 4.0 offers great potential for the next stage in the Thai-UK aerospace and advanced engineering partnership. With a world renowned research base, top universities and talented workforce, technology thrives in the UK.
UK companies offer world class technology and know-how that can support the goals of Thailand 4.0.
British technology can be found in everything from aircraft to computer software to spacecraft.
A number of leading companies from the UK’s aerospace and advanced engineering sectors presented at the reception, showcasing some of their highly innovative capabilities.
Find out more about the UK’s innovative technology.
The British Ambassador said:
The UK and Thailand have built strong foundations in their partnership on aerospace and advanced engineering over the years. The Thai government’s ambitious initiative - Thailand 4.0 – now offers the chance for the UK and Thailand to take this partnership to the next level.
UK companies and universities have a world class offer in technology and know-how. Now is the time for the UK and Thailand to innovate, collaborate and accelerate on the path to Thailand 4.0
Companies which showcased their UK offerings included:
- BAE Systems
- Senior Aerospace (Thailand) Ltd
- Rolls Royce PLC
- Smith Detection