HCMC launches program to link technological organizations, businesses

HCMC launches program to link technological organizations, businesses

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Science and Technology has just introduced the program Tech-Coffee, aiming at supporting the commercialization and technology transfer processes of individuals, enterprises, organizations with practical research results.

HCMC should invest heavily in technology reseach (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC should invest heavily in three key programs for growth

Having limited budget, Ho Chi Minh City can’t spend money on all sectors but some key ones for its growth to make breakthrough. The city should pour money into infrastructure, administrative reform, technology attached with training and transferring only.
The research team of the Biotechnology and Food Technology Institute under Hanoi University of Science and Technology announced the successful creation of the biological RT-LAMP to quickly detect nCoV (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnam aims at commercializing scientific research results

Actively participating in several international organizations, Vietnam has gradually increased its worldwide status, including the position in the scientific community. However, Vietnam is still encountering various obstacles finding an ideal method to commercialize domestic scientific research results to serve the general public.

An assembly line in Samsung Vietnam Company located in Yen Phong Industrial Park. Photo by Vietnam News Agency

Technology transfer to be localized

Professor Doctor Nguyen Ky Phung, Deputy Director of the Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Department of Science and Technology said in a meeting with the Korean delegation from Daegu City that the transfer of technology from Korea to Vietnam will be localized to suit domestic needs.

Auto tire production at Southern Rubber Industry Joint Stock Company or Casumina (Photo: SGGP)

30 years of FDI attraction: capital increase but technology unexpected

After exceeding last year target of US$25 billion to reach $28 billion in October, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) capital attraction obtained the new record of $35 billion for the entire year, the highest level for the last ten years. Disbursement approximated $17 billion, the highest ever level.

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Seminar seeks to promote technology transfer

Measures to help Vietnam solve challenges in applying foreign technologies in domestic production and build relevant policies were discussed at a workshop in Hanoi on July 6.