AnMicro was founded on February 21, 2014, with members from 20 research institutes, universities and seed museums from eight countries: Thailand, Singapore, the Philippines, Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia, Cambodia and Vietnam.

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AnMicro's eighth annual conference is held online. (Photo: Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology)

The network helps improve research capacity and effective management of microbial resources in Southeast Asia.

The Vietnamese Institute of Biotechnology, as Executive Secretary of the AnMicro Network, will hold two annual AnMicro conferences (in 2022 and 2023), as well as the ASEAN Microbial Technology Conference in 2023.

Translated by Chung Anh