Biological Technology Center conducts 70 researches in 10 years

HCMC Biological Technology Center celebrated the tenth anniversary of its establishment and development on December 2.

HCMC Secretary of Party Committee Le Thanh Hai ( 2 from right ) offers the national flag to the director board of HCMC Biological Technology Center.(Photo:SGGP)

Attended the ceremony were Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Le Thanh Hai, Deputy Standing Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Vo Van Thuong and Vice Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Le Thanh Liem.

Over past ten years,  the center has implemented over 70 science researches in medicine and pharmacy, plants and microbiology field.

There were over 150 staffs in the center, including ten Professors, 39 Masters and dozen of postgraduates. Most of them have  graduated from foreign universities.

Speaking at the ceremony, Deputy Standing Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Vo Van Thuong stressed that although Ho Chi Minh City began investment in the biotechnology field ten years ago, the center achieved the first step in specializing city’s agricultural field, with average growth of six percents, aiming to take the city become the country’s center in the field.

In the upcoming years, the center will focus on upgrading infrastructure and implementing policies to attract talents in the biological technology sector,  Mr. Vo Van Thuong added.

On the occasion, the HCMC People’s Committee handed over national flag and certification for best experts  in the center.

By staff writer- Translated by Huyen Huong

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