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.

The selection of project “the GREEN HC waste treatment complex” (28/11/2016)

On November 11th, the Department of Science and Technology held an advisory Council to assess technologies of “the GREEN HC waste treatment complex project” in accordance with Article 9 of the Circular No. 03/2016/TT-BKHCN dated March 20th 2016. The GREEN HC CO., LTD is investor.