HCMC supports Soc Trang Province in startup activities

The Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Department of Science and Technology has just signed a cooperation agreement with its counterpart in the southern province of Soc Trang to develop the science and technology field in the period from 2019 – 2020, focusing on innovative startup activities.

HCMC supports Soc Trang Province in startup activities

Accordingly, the two departments will collaborate to implement high technologies in improving product quality, renovating equipment, and increasing the competitiveness ability. They will set up training courses to upgrade professional knowledge on analysis and testing as well as intelligence property.

The two departments will also work together to build supporting programs for businesses to apply science and technology into their manufacturing processes and sample testing.


The focus of this agreement is the encouragement of innovative startup activities. Via several upcoming contests and events like the Innovative Startup Festival Techfest Soctrang or STEM Festival, the HCMC Department of Science and Technology will aid in the process to seek and discover potential individuals or organizations with creative ideas. 


The two units are planning to offer training sessions as well as expert consultation on management knowledge and vision to middle- and small-scale businesses.

By BA TAN – Translated by Yen Nhi

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