It is not easy at all for a research result to be successfully commercialized. Yet it is even more challenging to protect the fame of this newly introduced product. In Vietnam, this process has revealed many weaknesses, calling upon more effective methods from the authorities to timely amend the situation.
The National Agency in Southern Region under the Ministry of Science and Technology has just cooperated with Seoul Startup Hub from the Republic of Korea to launch a connection campaign for startup businesses of both nations.
Since its establishment in 2008 by the Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) People’s Committee, the Institute for Computational Science and Technology (ICST) has been able to attract several Vietnamese experts in the field of science-technology to aid the economic transformation process and the boost of hi-tech industries in the city. It is now striving to concentrate more on highly applicable research to help the public as well as businesses in need.
The People’s Committee of the central province of Thua Thien – Hue yesterday cooperated with the Ministry of Information and Communications, Viettel Military Industry and Telecoms Group, and Quang Trung Software City to organize an investment promotion conference for information technology (IT) and announced the launch of Thua Thien – Hue Province operation center for a smart city.
Vietnam has risen three places to rank 42th out of the 129 nations and economies in the Global Innovation Index 2019 (GII 2019), according to the announcement of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) yesterday in India.
Enterprise Singapore, the state unit under the Singaporean Ministry of Trade and Industry, officially announced the expansion of the Global Innovation Alliance (GIA) to Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) to boost startup activities between Singapore and Vietnam.
The Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Department of Science-Technology (DoST) invited educational institutes, science-technology businesses and organizations to sign up for research missions to further develop science-technology potential in the city in 2019.
Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Bui The Duy has just announced in the recent press conference that his ministry is going to cooperate with the Ministry of Planning and Investment and Hanoi University of Science and Technology to hold a national festival for Artificial Intelligence (AI) named AI4VN 2019 in the upcoming August.
Two simultaneous exhibitions, namely the 12th International on Electrical Technology & Equipment (Vietnam ETE 2019) and the 9th International Exhibition on Products and Technologies of Energy Saving & Green Power (ENERTEC EXPO 2019), were launched yesterday at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC), located in District 7 of Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC).
Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung yesterday worked with domestic information technology (IT) companies of the southern region in Quang Trung Software City (Ho Chi Minh City) to form feasible solutions for the development of ‘Make in Vietnam’ IT staples since these businesses can only answer 30 percent of the market needs.