An introduction of a smart monitoring system in WHISE 2019

WHISE 2019 promotes innovative startup

The 2019 Ho Chi Minh City Innovation, Startup and Entrepreneurship Week (WHISE 2019) welcomed more than 150 innovative startup businesses, both domestic and international. This is the third time the event has been co-chaired by the HCMC People’s Committee and the Finnish Embassy in Vietnam.
Engineers of ITO Vietnam Co. Ltd., an enterprise that has just received its STE certificate. (Photo: SGGP)

More open policy effectively boosts growth of science-technology enterprises

The Decree No.13/2019/ND-CP on science and technology enterprises (STEs), effective as of March 20, 2019, has erased a rule about chosen fields for the registration of STE. This has allowed several businesses to make good use of advantageous conditions offered to STEs to further develop.

Digital economy to constitute one-third of national GDP in 2030

Digital economy to constitute one-third of national GDP in 2030

Vietnam has established the goal to boost the digital economy share in the national GDP to 20 percent in 2025 and to 30 percent 5 years later, according to the newly released Resolution No.52 NQ/TW of the Politburo, which was signed on September 27 by Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong on ‘guidelines and policies to actively participate in Industry 4.0’.

Medlink – champion of VietChallenge 2019 in the US – received the award. (Photo: SGGP)

Techfest 2019 successfully connects VN startups to global community

The Ministry of Science and Technology has just finished the program Techfest Vietnam 2019 in the US, aiming at offering a playground for startups to attract international capital, introducing the Vietnamese innovative startup ecosystem, and drawing talented experts, especially Vietnamese Americans, to the country.

Korean businesses ready to transfer technologies to Vietnam

Korean businesses ready to transfer technologies to Vietnam

 A conference themed ‘Technology Connection between Vietnam – Korea 2019’ will be held in HCMC's District 1 on September 19 to boost technology connection activities and inter-investment among businesses between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea.
Global robotics contest for young developers launched in Vietnam

Global robotics contest for young developers launched in Vietnam

MakeX Vietnam – Robotics Competition 2019, which was launched in HCMC yesterday, is significant to promote innovation and creativity among teachers and students in the city as well as the whole country, according to Deputy Director of the HCMC Department of Science and Technology Nguyen Khac Thanh.