The Ministry of Science and Technology took place the 4th Project Steering Committee Meeting on “Promotion of non-fired bricks production and utilization in Vietnam” on 18th January 2018 in Hanoi.
On 28 September 2017, National Office of Intellectual Property has issued Decision no. 3261/QĐ-SHTT on granting Geographical indication registration certificate no. 00057 for the traditional “Xín Mần” Già Dui rice. Hà Giang Provincial People’s Committee is the organization in charge of managing this GI.
On 08 December 2017, National Office of Intellectual Property has issued Decision no. 4248/QD-SHTT on granting Geographical indication registration certificate no. 00060 for the famous “Thẩm Dương” Khẩu Tan Đón rice. Lào Cai Provincial People’s Committee is the organization in charge of managing this GI.
On the occasion of the Workshop on Advanced Radiation Technology held by Vietnam Atomic Energy Agency in Danang city, Vietnam on 23 November 2017, Dr. HOANG Anh Tuan, standing member of National Atomic Energy Council (NAEC) of Vietnam, Director General of the Vietnam Atomic Energy (VAEA) had a meeting with Dr. CHUNG Byung Yeoup, Director General and Dr. LEE Sung Beom, Advanced Radiation Technology Institute (ARTI), Repblic of Korea, on 24 November 2017 in Danang city, Vietnam.
The third national start-up festival, Techfest 2017, attracted more than 4,500 visitors and witnessed the signing of 29 investment deals worth a total US$4.5 million.
Two researchers from Vietnam and the UK have been awarded the Newton Prize, worth GBP 200,000 for their joint project on a designed communications system that can work even when extreme weather and natural disasters strike.
The Vietnam-Australia partnership programme on innovation was announced during a ceremony in the central city of Da Nang on November 8, within the framework of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Week.
In order to promote the cooperation on research and application of advanced radiation technology, Vietnam Atomic Energy Agency (VAEA) will organize the Workshop on Advanced Radiation Technology on 23 November 2017. The Workshop will be held in the framework of the Event on Technology Application, Transfer and Innovation by the Ministry of Science Technology in cooperation with Danang Department of Science and Technology from 22-24 November 2017.
On 21/9, the groundbreaking ceremony of Hanwha Aero Engines factory took place at Hoa Lac Hi-tech Park (HHTP). This is one of the first investment projects in Vietnam related to the aviation industry. The factory will produce aero engine parts, components for leading aviation brand such as General Electric (GE), Pratt & Whitney (PW) and Rolls-Royce.
On January 23rd, 2017, the National Office of Intellectual Property has issued Decision No. 186/QD-SHTT on granting Geographical indication registration certificate No 00055 for the famous “Hưng Yên” longan fruit. Hưng Yên’s Department of Science and Technology is the organization in charge of managing this GI.