ASEAN Regional Office in Bangkok, Thailand
Reference Projects

Southeast Asia Research Network: Digital Engineering (SEAR DE)

Key Objectives

The primary objective of the project “SEAR DE” is the establishment of a sustainable, collaborative partnership between Germany and Thailand in the field of digital engineering. To this end, three key priorities are being pursued

  • Technology transfer: institutionalization/establishment of a national center of excellence in digital engineering in Thailand
  • Sustainable transfer of expertise by collaborating on qualification and education and
  • Initiation and completion of bilateral research and development projects with the involvement of industry partners

Target country

Thailand

Partner countries

Thailand, Germany

Project Period

2013–2017

Improving Environmental Performance in Key Exporting Industrial Sectors in Sri Lanka (EEPEx)

Key Objectives

  • Reducing pollution caused by production (in water, air and soil) in key exporting industrial sectors
  • Introducing and implementing sustainable production methods, tools and technologies as models
  • Promoting regional economic development and reducing poverty in Sri Lanka through sustainable production

Target country

Sri Lanka

Partner countries

Sri Lanka, Germany, Sweden, Great Britain

Empowering Asian Business Intermediaries through Knowledge-based Networking focused on Sustainability Management (EMPASIA)

Key Objectives

  • Supporting the transfer of European information and communications know-how and technologies
  • Developing Asian industrial intermediary organizations’ (industry associations and the like) capabilities to provide management and innovation consulting geared toward ICT and initiating and intensifying these organizations’ collaboration (Europe–Asia, Asia–Asia)

Target countries

Thailand, Vietnam

Partner countries

Thailand, Vietnam, Germany, Ireland

European-Malaysian Alliance and Qualification of Local Intermediary Organizations in European Management Information Systems (MIS) to Promote Principles of Corporate Social Responsibility in Exporting SMEs in Malaysia (EMIT CSR))

Key Objectives

  • Qualifying local intermediary organizations (industry associations and the like) to employ European management information systems
  • Corporate social responsibility (CSR)

Target group

  • Malaysian exporting manufacturing small and medium-sized enterprises such as automotive and textile companies

Target country

Malaysia

Partner countries

Malaysia, Germany, Great Britain

European Management Information Systems (MIS) Technology Partnerships and Collaborative Training Relationships to Boost the Competitiveness of Thai SMEs (SPF TEAMS SME)

Key Objectives

  • Establishing MIS technology partnerships and collaborative training relationships to boost the competitiveness of Thai SMEs
  • Enabling companies to access proven European methods and MIS tools
  • Conducting informational and training workshops to familiarize company representatives with the use of methods and tools and thus establish the basis for their implementation in the medium term

Target country

Thailand

Partner countries

Thailand, Germany

Training on Green Manufacturing Technologies for SMEs in Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines (CPT 3)

Key Objectives

  • Providing training in innovative green manufacturing technologies and management concepts (environmental metrology, recycling networks, corporate performance assessments, etc.) to twenty participants from Southeast Asian countries

Target countries

Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam

Partner countries

Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Germany

Information and Communications Technology for Sustainable Environmental Protection in Resource-intensive Enterprises (ASIA IT&C FORCE)

Key Objectives

  • Analyzing the actual situation and needs in Thai industry
  • Identifying European-Thai technology transfer projects and bilateral development partnerships (focusing on software)

Target country

Thailand

Partner countries

Thailand, Germany, Austria

Online Life Cycle-oriented Plant Management Training (LCPM)

Key Objectives

  • Developing and implementing an online training program that teaches the fundamental of life cycle-oriented plant management

Target countries

Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam

Partner countries

Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Germany

Training on Green Manufacturing Technologies for SMEs in Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines (CPT 2)

Key Objectives

  • Providing training in innovative green manufacturing technologies and management concepts (environmental costing, environmental performance indicators, sewage treatment technologies, etc.) to twenty participants from Southeast Asian countries

Target countries

Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam

Partner countries

Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Germany

Environmental Performance Indicator System: Employee Qualification and Implement Projects in SME in Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam (GPP 2)

Key Objectives

  • Implementing systems in five SMS
  • Conducting sixteen four-day training sessions for middle and upper management in select companies, consulting firms, NGOs and universities
  • Two two-week trainer seminars

Target countries

Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam

Partner countries

Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Germany

Training on Green Manufacturing Technologies for SMES in Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines (CPT 1)

Key Objectives

  • Providing training in innovative green manufacturing technologies and management concepts (life cycle analyses, corporate environmental information systems, waste treatment technologies, etc.) to a total of eighteen participants from select Southeast Asian countries

Target countries

Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam

Partner countries

Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Germany

Local Adaptation and Implementation of Environmental Performance Indicator Systems in SMEs in Southeast Asian Countries (GPP1)

Key Objectives

  • Completing two software implementation projects in SMEs
  • Conducting five four-day training sessions for middle and upper management in select companies, consulting firms, NGOs and universities

Target countries

Philippines, Thailand

Partner countries

Philippines, Thailand, Germany

Pilot Companies

  • Thai Frame & Accessories Co., Ltd., Klongsarn, Thailand
  • Andes Ionics Inc., Calamba, Laguna, Philippines