Mahidol University aims to develop research and innovation by creating Research Value Chains with commercialized social and global impact. The University supports working spaces to increase cooperation with both public and private sectors, by providing co-working spaces, co-product design, and creative design areas. The Institute for Technology and Innovation Management (iNT) was established to support instructors, researchers, and students to conduct research and develop their findings into innovations with the national/international public/private sector. iNT also provides consultation services for patents, petty patents and other intellectual property rights, and funding, to instructors and researchers. In 2021, 575 patents, petty patents, and intellectual property rights, were granted. Startup programs and workshops are available for students and staff through the Workshop and Mahidol Incubation Program, along with continuous funding. Some examples of outstanding Mahidol University research: 1) RT-LAMP COVID-19 test kit developed by the Faculty of Science in collaboration with the Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodhi Hospital and the Department of Medical Sciences; 2) Innovation Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) made from paper by the Faculty of Nursing in cooperation with SCG Packaging Public Company Limited (SCGP); 3) Fingerroot Extract against Covid-19 Drug by the Faculty of Science, in partnership with the Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital and the Thailand Center of Excellence for Life Science (TCELS); 4) Robot Wastie for collecting infectious waste from patients and Robot Foodie for delivering food and medicines, developed by the Faculty of Engineering and the Golden Jubilee Medical Center under the Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital. Mahidol University has also applied technology to improve health services. For example, the Siriraj Mobile Stroke Unit has operated 24 hours to provide treatment to emergency patients. Since 2018, the lives of 598 cerebrovascular-disease (stroke) patients have been saved. The Siriraj Mobile Stroke unit can reduce disability and death among a significant number of the population. It has been expanded in Bangkok and surrounding areas, and Chiang Rai, Chonburi, Ratchaburi, Nakhon Phanom, and Surat Thani provinces. The Faculty of Physical Therapy has commenced a specialized physical therapy clinic to provide Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) treatment for the physical rehabilitation of stroke survivors.