The Vietnam Digital Transformation Alliance (VDTA), comprising of giant domestic information & communications technology (ICT) companies and research institutes, made its debut yesterday in Hanoi. Members of this alliance include FPT Group, Viettel, VNPT, CMC, VNG, Hai Hoa Co., MobiFone, VSII, VINASA, and Hanoi University of Science and Technology.
Since its appearance, the digital economy in Vietnam has offered various services to serve people’s needs. Domestic information technology (IT) enterprises, therefore, have excitingly jumped in to use state-of-the-art technologies to create new platforms, utility applications, and services, bringing impressive profits to business owners and the government at the same time.
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.