The 2nd Meeting of AnMICRO (ASEAN Network on Microbial Utilisation) has been successfully completed during April 9-10 at MyGeneBank, MARDI, Malaysia. Representatives from Indonesia (ITB: Bandung Institute of Technology, University of Diponegoro, Semarang) , Malaysia (MARDi:Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute ), Thailand (TBRC: Thailand Bioresource Research Center, BIOTEC) and Philippines (National Institute of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology (BIOTECH), University of the Philippines Los Banos) have had a very fruitful discussion aiming at the joint generation of biotechnological innovation.