The NRCT is the main national research policy and innovation organization dealing with and supporting research for developing economy, industry, society, the environment and for driving the country into prosperity, security and sustainability according to the National Strategy. The NRCT makes its attempt to push research in accord with the three national strategies, as follows:
1. To prepare and direct National Research Strategy by integrating the policy and direction with governmental and private sectors.
2. To manage national research budget and resources appropriately and worthily, and to support furthering research and maximizing research work results.
3. To develop research personnel in support of the country in order to keep pace with the changing world situation. Additionally, the NRCT aims to exert all its authority to accomplish research operations emphasizing seven targeted research and innovation disciplines in harmony with the government's policy to reach Thailand 4.0: Prosperity, Security and Sustainability.
Professor Sirirurg Songsivilai, M.D., Ph.D.
National Research Council of Thailand