Startup Launching Conference of Ba Ria - Vung Tau Province (12/05/2017)

On the morning of April 27 th, the People's Committee of Ba Ria-Vung Tau province hold a conference to promote startup support programs of BR-VT province. Leaders of Ba Ria - Vung Tau province, Mr. Nguyen Hong Linh - Member of Central Party Committee - Secretary of Provincial Party Committee -Chairman of Provincial People's Committee, Mr. Nguyen Thanh Long - Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee and Mr. Tran Van Tuan - Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Council attended the event. The event saw the presence of representatives from Ministry of Science and Technology, Mr. Pham Hong Quat - Director of the National Agency for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialisation Development - Ministry of Science and Technology and Mr. Pham Xuan Da - Director of the Southern Vietnam Ministry of Science and Technology, Mr. Mai Thanh Quang - Director of the Department of Science and Technology, together with more than 500 delegates from provincial departments and agencies, local district governments, delegations from Ba Ria – Vung Tau Youth Union, local universities, colleges, business associations, and students of universities and colleges and businesses in Ba Ria – Vung Tau province.

Workshop on “Geographical Indication for Ba Ria – Vung Tau salt product” (10/04/2017)

On March 21st, the Ba Ria-Vung Tau Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) held a scientific workshop on Geographical Indication for Ba Ria – Vung Tau salt product. The Directorate for Rural Development was the lead agency and T&T INVENMARK Intellectual Property International Company Limited was the consulting agency. Participants included leaders of agencies, enterprises and salt producers in Ba Ria - Vung Tau (BR-VT) province. Ms. Pham Thi Thuy Yen, Deputy Director of the DARD chaired the workshop.

Acceptance of the project: "Developing a farming model for red flesh dragon fruits in accordance to VietGAP standard at Bung Rieng Commune - Xuyen Moc district" (10/04/2017)

On March 22nd, the Department of Science and Technology organized a Science and Technology Advisory Council to evaluate the project: "Developing a farming model for red flesh dragon fruits in accordance to VietGAP standard at Bung Rieng Commune - Xuyen Moc district". The project is led by MSc. Pham Tan Phuoc and hosted by the Farmers’ Union of Ba Ria - Vung Tau province. Mr. Dang Son Hai - Deputy Director of the Department of Science and Technology chaired the Acceptance Council.

Science day tightens Vietnam-Germany sci-tech links (02/03/2017)

A “German Science Day” was organised in Ho Chi Minh City on March 1 on the occasion of 20 years of scientific-technological cooperation between Vietnam and Germany.

Department of Science and Technology Annual Employees Meeting of 2017 (08/02/2017)

On December 30th, the Department of Science and Technology held the 2017 employees’ meeting with the participation of more than 100 officers, employees and workers. The meeting saw the presence of Mr. Mai Thanh Quang - Secretary of the Department Party and Director of the Department and Mr. Nguyen Viet Dung - Chairman of the Provincial Trade Union for government employees.

Conference "Evaluating Technology Readiness Level of manufactoring sector in Ba Ria – Vung Tau province in 2016" (08/02/2017)

On January 17th, the Department of Science and Technology held a conference on “Evaluating Technology Readiness Level of manufacturing sector in Ba Ria – Vung Tau province in 2016". Attending the conference were Mr. Tran Hau Ngoc - Director of Vietnam Centre for Science and Technology Evaluation, Ministry of Science and Technology, representative of local government agencies and departments and private sector.

Online National Conference on “Science and Technology for Socio-Economic Development” (20/01/2017)

On the morning of January 4th 2017, in Hanoi, the Ministry of Science and Technology held an online national conference for summaring activities in 2016 and implementing action plan in 2017 with the theme "Science and Technology for Socio-Economic Development”. The online conference was set up at the International Convention Center in Ha Noi and at 63 provinces and cities. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended and chaired the online conference.

Acceptance of "Research project on application of probiotics to prevent harmful nematodes on bitter melons and eggplants in BR-VT" (17/01/2017)

On December 27th, the Department of Science and Technology held an advisory Council meeting for acceptance assessment of "Research project on application of probiotics to prevent harmful nematodes on bitter melons and eggplants in BR-VT". MSc. Chu Trung Kien was the project leader and the Institute of Agricultural Science for Southern Vietnam was assigned to carry out this project. Mr. Vuong Quang Can - Deputy Director of the Department of Science and Technology chaired the advisory Council.

Conference studies cyber security in Vietnam (08/12/2016)

A conference focusing on the need to establish groups to handle cyber security problems and maintain safe cyber operations was held in Ho Chi Minh City December 6.

Acceptance of the project on “Developing pilot model for commercial farming of snub-nose pompano” (28/11/2016)

On October 28th, the Department of Science and Technology held an advisory Council for acceptance assessment of the project on “Developing pilot model for commercial farming of snub-nose pompano (Trachinoutus Blochii Lascepède, 1801) in earthen pond at Long Son commune, Vung Tau city, Ba Ria – Vung Tau province”. MSc. Le Thi Diu was the project leader and the Center of Application Science and Technology Advances was assigned to carry out this project. Mr. Mai Thanh Quang, Director of the Department of Science and Technology chaired the advisory Council.