Deputy Director of the ThEP Center
Somsorn Singkarat (seated) is joined by the researcher from Nakhom Pathom
The 8th Annual Northern Innovation Fair and 1st Annual GMS Innovation Forum was
held at Central Airport Plaza FROM August 9-13, 2012 and featured the innovative
products of companies, educational institutes and manufacturers from the North,
Cambodia and Laos. The event, sponsored by the Federation of Thai Industries
Northern Branch, saw Deputy Governor Chuchart Keelapaeng open the event after a
short film about the innovative research and products that were at the show.
there was no test model of the Cambodian electric car at the Fair.
Included in that were local Chiang Mai business Urban Farm which offers
innovative uses of Thai spices in foods, as well as a pineapple flavored
drinking vinegar from Chiang Rai, an electric car from Cambodia that sells for
as low as US $5000 or a little under 160,000 Baht. Also featured were Chiang Mai
University’s own ThEP center, or Thailand Center of Excellence in Physics as
well as a researcher from the TheP Center in Nakhom Pathom’s Rajabhat University
which featured color change jewelry, stones that change color depending on the
light. The display featured treated glass but at the Center they have treated
gemstones for color change.
Additionally, there were local organic products including products developed by
a CMU Professor and sold on CMU campus at Grace Herb, as well as foodstuffs,
technology and household products.
The treated color change stones
set in jewelry displayed under a changing light.