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.

SIHUB cooperates with foreign startups to upgrade quality

SIHUB cooperates with foreign startups to upgrade quality

Saigon Innovation Hub - SIHUB (under Ho Chi Minh City Department of Science and Technology) held the event ‘Innovative Startup Training’ to introduce its incubated startups in 2020 to its international partners.

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.

Saigon Innovative Hub supports development of startup ecosystems

Saigon Innovative Hub supports development of startup ecosystems

In the framework of the aiding program to promote the establishment of innovative startup ecosystems, Saigon Innovative Hub (SIHUB) has just organized a training session about methods to initialize supporting services for innovative startup 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.

MultiGlass to represent Vietnam in Startup World Cup 2020

MultiGlass to represent Vietnam in Startup World Cup 2020

The product MultiGlass – smart glasses for the handicapped won the first position in the contest ‘National Talented Innovative Startup 2019’. It will represent Vietnam to join the Startup World Cup 2020, to be held in San Francisco (in the US) next year.

12 Vietnamese startups enter ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards

12 Vietnamese startups enter ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards

The organization board of ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards (RBSA) has just formally announced the list of 12 Vietnamese startups allowed to participate in the regional final round to be held in Malaysia in January 2020.

Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Tran Van Tung is delivering his speech

Mekong Delta region promotes innovative startup ecosystem

The Ministry of Science and Technology yesterday cooperated with the People’ Committee of Can Tho City to organize a technology – equipment market and a festival for innovative startups in the Mekong Delta (Techmart -Techfest Mekong 2019).