Rice ATM and Face Mask ATM – a practical idea in HCMC

I-Star 2020 promoting startup spirit in community

The Innovation and Startup Awards 2020 (I-Star 2020) is within the framework of the Ho Chi Minh City Innovation, Startup and Entrepreneurship Week (WHISE 2020) to honor individuals and organizations with practical activities to boost startup and innovation in the society. This year, it has received many impressive papers.

At the press brief of the competition (Photo: SGGP)

Competition promotes startup amongst young people in rural area

The Ho Chi Minh City Communist Youth Union yesterday officially introduced the competition “Creative startup ideas for youth in the countryside 2020” in Hanoi aiming to continue promoting startup ecosystem in the field of agriculture for young people in rural districts.
WHISE has become an annual event of HCMC. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC whole-heartedly supports innovative startup

Welcoming the positive results from startup activities lately, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Department of Science and Technology is now finishing the final draft for the project ‘Helping to Develop Innovative Startup Ecosystems in HCMC from 2021-2025’. This program is supposed to increase both productivity and competitiveness of businesses in the city.

Vietnam has become an ideal destination for international technological businesses. (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnam aiming to boost its innovation index

Witnessing a satisfying increase of 3 positions to 42 out of 129 nations/economies in the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2019 and realizing the importance of innovation to the national development, Vietnam is planning to put more focus on improving this rating via a series of practical activities.

HCMC accounts for nearly half of national startups

HCMC accounts for nearly half of national startups

Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) takes the lead in the number of startups in Vietnam, making up around 45 percent out of the total 3,000 businesses, according to statistics presented in the recent working session between the Department of Science and Technology of HCMC and Thua Thien - Hue Province.