May technology and innovation be pillar of growth?
09:52 | 15/05/2019

VGP – PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 15 is attending a meeting themed “Science, technology and innovation as a pillar for socio-economic development in Viet Nam” in Ha Noi. 

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc attends a meeting themed “Science, technology and innovation as a pillar for socio-economic development in Viet Nam” in Ha Noi, May 15, 2019 - Photo: VGP/Quang Hieu

The event is jointly organized by the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Australian Embassy in Viet Nam and the International Development Innovation Alliance (IDIA). 

Representatives from ministries, agencies, localities, research institutes, universities, science and technology and start-up enterprises, outstanding scientists, and more than 50 delegates who are high-ranking representatives from the IDIA, international organizations and Embassies are participating in the event.

The event creates an opportunity for Vietnamese ministries, agencies and localities and international partners to exchange views on how science, technology and innovation contribute to Viet Nam’s socio-economic development. 

The meeting also helps Vietnamese policy-makers, scientists and enterprises to strengthen connectivity with the IDIA network. 

The IDIA includes members from the Governments, international organizations, foundations on innovation, crucial bilateral sponsors and big private organizations. 

Comments and recommendations proposed by specialists at the meeting are valuable and effective information for the establishment of the nation’s 10-year socio-economic development strategy. 

The meeting is held within the framework of the “Innovation Week” from May 13-17, heading to comprehending tools, technology and trends related to the fourth industrial revolution, their risks and potential benefits to the fair and inclusive development in Viet Nam and other nations. 

By Thuy Dung



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