Thailand Bioresource Research Center (TBRC) operates under the jurisdiction of the National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC), National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation (MHESI). TBRC serves as a non-profit center to preserve, provide and facilitate the coordination of exchange of biological information and resources and develop mechanisms enabled by information technologies to broaden access to biomaterials to the public and scientific community. TBRC also provides quality technical services and supports that meet international standards. In addition, TBRC has established strong network with universities and companies in Thailand, research institutes in ASEAN and leading national and international research networks. Therefore, membership of the TBRC network links you to a network of research groups, research institutions and industry on the utilization of bioresources globally.
The leading bioresource research center in ASEAN and the key linkage for research and innovation through the state-of-the-art biological material management system in accordance with international laws and legislations.
- To serve as a central bioresource center for collecting biological materials and data using the management system that meets the highest international quality standard to ensure that all services provide the maximum utilization of bioresources.
- To promote conservation and sustainable utilization of biological resources in compliance with the international legal framework (CBD, access and benefit sharing).
- To establish national and international collaborations on biological material research.
- To disseminate knowledge on biological material preservation and management through human resource development programs.