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  • The exhibition saw more than 6,000 visitors from 40 countries visiting 155 exhibitors from over 10 countries.
  • From Left: Dato’ Dr Ong Eng Long, Datuk Seri Panglima Wilfred Madius Tangau, the Minister of Science, Education, and Innovation of Malaysia (MOSTI), Professor Dr Greg Russel, Mr Jean-Marc Saiter, Mr C.P. Saw, Associate Professor Dr Ramzah Dambul, and Datuk Haji Ismail Bin Talib.
  • The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to mark the official opening of LabAsia 2017
  • The VIP tour around the LabAsia exhibition
  • 36 technical seminar sessions were held during these 3 days.
  • Exhibitors meeting with potential clients through the One2One Business Matching Programme.
  • Exhibitors meeting with potential clients through the One2One Business Matching Programme.
  • Exhibitors were able to interact with visitors and demonstrate new techniques and products.

LabAsia 2017 – A World of Innovation and Knowledge Exchange

Nov 06 2017 Read 1255 Times

Jointly organised by ECMI ITE Asia Sdn Bhd and the Malaysian Institute of Chemistry (IKM), the 6th edition of LabAsia 2017 was held from 10-12 October 2017 at Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The exhibition, which was held in conjunction with the 25th World Forum on Advanced Materials (POLYCHAR 25) and the 8th Biennial Regional Symposium on Total Laboratory Management, saw more than 6,000 visitors from 40 countries around the world throughout the 3 days exhibition, visiting 155 exhibitors from over 10 countries. The visitors, who were from government agencies and research centres, academic institutes, quality control departments of manufacturers, and product distributors attended with the objective of discovering the latest technologies and products while looking for new suppliers.

LabAsia 2017 was officiated by Datuk Seri Panglima Wilfred Madius Tangau, the Minister of Science, Education, and Innovation of Malaysia (MOSTI), accompanied by Associate Professor Dr Ramzah Dambul, Deputy Secretary-General of MOSTI, Datuk Haji Ismail Bin Talib, Director-General of the Department of Chemistry Malaysia, Dato’ Dr Ong Eng Long, President of the Malaysian Institute of Chemistry, Mr C.P. Saw, Managing Director of ECMI ITE Asia Sdn Bhd, Professor Dr Greg Russell, IUPAC Polymer Division Chairman and Mr Jean-Marc Saiter, Vice President of POLYCHAR Scientific Committee.

In his opening remarks, Datuk Seri Panglima Wilfred Madius Tangau noted that it is imperative for Malaysian manufacturers to sustain their competitiveness, through improved technologies, enhanced skills and penetrating new markets in developed and developing economies, and the need to reinvigorate science in order to generate big new ideas and game changing strategies that will create wealth and jobs for Malaysians.

In addition to the exhibition, 36 technical seminar sessions were held during these 3 days, which were conducted by the exhibitors as a platform to interact with visitors and demonstrate new techniques and products. The experts, who were from Australia, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Russia, Singapore, and the United Kingdom, gave insights on topics related to the latest laboratory technology and testing procedures.

As an added-value service for the visitors, buyers who have expressed interest in specific products in advance were matched with exhibitors through the One2One Business Matching Programme. 16 international participants were successfully matched with over 40 exhibitors via this One2One Business Matching Programme and achieved fruitful meetings.

The next edition of LabAsia will be held on 15-17 October 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Complete information and statistics can be viewed at www.lab-asia.com.

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