On 09 May 2013, within the framework of the delegation headed by the Vice Minister of Science and Technology Le Dinh Tien to the United States from 03-10/5/2013, the Vietnam Agency for Radiation and Nuclear Safety (VARANS) and the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (US. NRC) have signed an arrangement to extend the cooperation on exchange of technical information and cooperation in the field of nuclear safety, and singed participation in the Thermal-Hydraulic Code Applications and Maintenance Program (CAMP).
On the 8 May 2013, the delegation of the Korea Institute of Nuclear Nonproliferation and Control (KINAC) came to visit and work with the Vietnam Agency for Radiation and Nuclear Safety (VARANS). VARANS Deputy Director General Le Quang Hiep chaired the working day.
In the morning of May 07, 2013 in Hanoi Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology – the leader of the project on Vietnam Natural Resources, Environment and Disaster-monitoring minisatellite (VNREDSat-1) in coordination with Astrium Company under the European Aeronautic Defense and Space group (EADS) to organize the welcome ceremony of successfully launching VNREDSat-1. Attending the ceremony was representatives from Vietnam’s relevant Ministries, Committees, Sectors, agencies, representatives from the French Embassy in Vietnam, representatives from Astrium Company… together with all leaders of agencies under Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology.
Intellectual property is an important tool for the social and economic development. Each nation has paid significant attention to the development of its Intellectual Property system. However, due to special features of the territory in intellectual property as well the intangibility of objects subjected to intellectual property, efforts made by each nation are only successfully if intellectual property rights are protected in foreign countries. Within joint efforts in order to develop the intellectual property system of the ASEAN region, the ASEAN information portal on intellectual property has been established and deployed to provide information on the World Intellectual Property Day of April 26, 2013.
On April 24, 2013 in Hanoi Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) chaired , coordinated with relevant Ministries and sectors to sign the Protocol on the establishment of Inter-governmental Committee for Science and Technology Cooperation and other fields between the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the Government of Israeli State.