Overseas Vietnamese scientist helps develop biotechnology in Vietnam (24/02/2020)

Nguyen Quoc Binh returned to Vietnam from Canada, accepted an invitation to help HCM City’s leaders lay a foundation for the biotechnology sector.

Vietnam, US cooperate in satellite observation (24/02/2020)

US space agency NASA is collaborating with the Vietnam National Space Centre (VNSC) for a programme on satellite observation to provide analysts and decision makers with information about environmental changes, the effects of agriculture and the health of forests and wetlands.

Vietnamese, Korean enterprises boost cooperation in green technology development (20/02/2020)

Vietnamese firms in the field of green technology will have more opportunities to connect trade, services, investment and technology transfer with Korean partners, following a new cooperation mechanism that has been reached by both parties.

Vietnamese scientist uses food fibers to prevent bowel cancer (18/02/2020)

At the age of 30, Dr Tran Van Hung turned down a job opportunity in Japan and returned to Vietnam to work. He is the author of 16 SCI/SCIE articles published in Ranking Q1 international journals.

Vietnamese professor awarded 2020 Sloan Research Fellowship (17/02/2020)

Vu Ngoc Tam, a young Vietnamese professor working at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Colorado Boulder, USA, has been honoured as a 2020 Sloan Research Fellowship recipient.

Second round of Australia’s Aus4Innovation Partnership Grants launched (14/02/2020)

Round two, the last round, of the Aus4Innovation Partnership Grants, a programme aimed at helping to strengthen Vietnam’s innovation system, was officially launched on February 11 with sponsorship funding of AUD2.32 million, according to the Australian Embassy in Vietnam.

Vietnam announces 70-min rapid test kit for new coronavirus (10/02/2020)

Good news has come as Vietnamese scientists have successfully created a toolkit to quickly detect the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) within just 70 minutes, instead of the three hours needed for other usual test methods.

Students turn discarded plastic bags into bricks (05/02/2020)

Tonnes of plastic waste, particularly discarded plastic bags threaten our planet with environmental pollution, and by now almost everybody knows it.

Vietnam deploys 5G technology with locally made equipment (03/02/2020)

Viettel has become the 6th company in the world to manufacture 5G devices, and Vietnam is among the first countries in the world mastering the modern technology.

2020 key for tech start-ups in Vietnam (03/02/2020)

Like many other Asian countries, Vietnam is racing its regional counterparts to spur economic innovation with artificial intelligence (AI). Experts say voice recognition technology, AI, blockchain and big data will be major trends in 2020.