About Us

Vision

The Premier Digital Economy Promotion Agency to Accelerate Transformation in Thailand
 

Objective

The Digital Economy Promotion Agency was established to promote and support the development of digital industry and innovation and the digital technology adoption in order to achieve the economic, social, cultural and security benefits in the national level in accordance with the Digital Development for Economy and Society Act B.E. 2560 (A.D. 2017) promulgated on 23 January 2017, the 2nd year of the reign of King Rama X.

 

Duties

The Digital Economy Promotion Agency or DEPA has the following duties and authority;

  1. To prepare the digital economy promotion strategy in accordance with the national policy and plan regarding the digital development for economy and society.
  2. To promote and support the investment or business operation in relation to the digital industry and innovation.
  3. To promote, support and other public agencies or private companies to achieve the development of digital industry and innovation.
  4. To promote, support and implement the human resource development with regard to digital industry and innovation.
  5. To propose, accelerate and follow-up the law amendment or adjustment of regulations or measures in relation to the intellectual property protection of digital industry and innovation in collaboration with the relevant agencies.
  6. To conduct other duties as assigned by the National Committee for Digital Development for Economy and Society, specialized committee or the Executive Board of the Digital Economy Promotion Agency or as required by the laws.
  7. To make the agreement and cooperate with other international or domestic organizations or agencies of the governmental or private sector on the activities in relation to the implementation of the objectives of the Digital Economy Promotion Agency.
  8. To hold shares, be a partner or mutually invest with other person to achieve the objectives of the establishment of the Digital Economy Promotion Agency in accordance with the Digital Development for Economy and Society Act B.E. 2560 (A.D. 2017)

 
 
The implementation of the items (2), (3), (4) and (5) in accordance with the strategy to promote the digital economy and digital industry and innovation shall include the industry or innovation which adopts the digital technology to create or spread the content via the media which benefits the national economy, society, culture and security.
 
 

The digital economy promotion strategy by the Digital Economy Promotion Agency

The Digital Economy Promotion Agency shall propose the strategy in line with the national policy and plan regarding the digital development for economy and society. Basically, the strategy shall cover the followings;

  1. Support and promote the digital technology adoption to create or spread the content via the media which benefits the national economy, society, culture and security.
  2. Support and promote the digital technology industry and innovation or research.
  3. Support and promote the digital technology marketing, investment, production process and service.
  4. Support and promote the human resource creation and development in relation to the digital industry and innovation in line with the national situation.
  5. Support and develop the digital technology adoption in the business or industry.
  6. Support and develop the circulation of knowledge among the public to achieve the effective, economical and safe usage of the digital technology.
  7. Support and promote the digital technology development according to the global design principles and the facility technology development.
  8. Support and facilitate the investment in the digital industry and innovation.
  9. Support and promote the education, research and transfer of technology and innovation necessary to the digital industry development.