Vietnam continues to be an example for other developing countries in treating innovation as a national priority. The Government's use of the EIA as a tool to measure and evaluate the effectiveness of the country's EIA is the clearest example of Vietnam's awareness of the importance of EIA for the country's development.
The Government will build an action plan on developing science and technology that involves digital transformation, digital economy, and digital society to help improve people’s living standards, said Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh at a nationwide teleconference held on September 15.
NDO – The national festival for innovative start-ups, Techfest Vietnam 2021, was officially launched on September 16 with the theme “Embracing Innovation - Reshaping The Future”.
NDO/VNA - Vietnam's strategy regarding the development of science, technology and innovation should focus on the diffusion and adoption of new technologies in companies, not just research and invention, to bring about significant productivity and economic gains, said the Vietnam: Science, Technology and Innovation Report 2020 released by the Ministry of Science and Technology and the World Bank.
The Australian Government has announced a grant of nearly AUD1.4 million (around US$1 million) for four Vietnamese high-tech application initiatives in the field of digital transformation, through the Aus4Innovation Programme.
According to the research team, the compositions not only accelerate the decomposition of biodegradable plastic waste, but also the composting process from some organic wastes with output quality "like being disinfected". ” - can be used for sustainable soil improvement or as a safe fertilizer.
It comprises five main areas: policy and legislative assistance; technical assistance and capacity building; innovation support and technology transfer; IP dispute resolution; and knowledge resources.
Scientists are also investigating the potential of other CRISPR-associated systems such as Cas12a and Cas13, including to test for and treat COVID-19.
I once again congratulate WTO and WHO for organizing today’s timely High-Level Dialogue to allow all the various stakeholders to come together to discuss this critical topic, and I once again affirm that in WIPO, you have a partner fully committed to working together to realize these shared goals.
On August 4, 2021, the Vietnam Technology Transfer Center (VTTC) under the State Agency for Technology Innovation - Ministry of Science and Technology had an online meeting with BOREAL LIGHT GmbH - Germany on cooperation in pilot deployment of water treatment technology using solar energy in Vietnam.