What is Innovation District??...
Many people may have heard of it, and many more may be puzzled of its existence. What exactly is it? Today, we will get to know what is Innovation District.
Innovation District is a new concept of planning and designing space and urban society by developing a city or district to attract a group of innovative business entrepreneurs to form a cluster. This is done by developing infrastructure, tools, and mechanisms that facilitate business operations and promote the quality of life of the people in the district. In each district, there will be areas connected to each other. There are agencies or companies that have research units or technology transfer centers to help develop new entrepreneurs and startups for the people in the area. Each developed innovation district is like a special economic zone with strengths in each aspect. Basically, it’s a way to spread advancement and prosperity to various areas throughout the country such as Suan Dok Innovation District (Chiang Mai), Khon Kaen Innovation District, Phuket Innovation District, U-Tapao Innovation District, Bangsaen Innovation District, Pattaya Innovation District and Sriracha Innovation District, according to the potential of each area.
For Bangkok, currently there are 7 such districts in development as follows;
Innovation District Is an outstanding area with development potential to strengthen entrepreneurs and people in the area through innovation by bringing the identity of the existing area to combine with the new concepts to create a network of knowledge exchange on innovation. This leads to the most beneficial development of both the economy and social dimensions.