The country currently has more than 1,400 digital technology businesses. (Illustrative image)

Support needed for digital technology development

Vietnamese digital technology enterprises are currently thriving with the creation of more digital products and applications. According to the Ministry of Information and Communications, from 2019 to the present, the number of digital technology businesses has soared by 30%, and the revenue of the digital technology industry has expanded by 32% while the ‘Make in Vietnam’ proportion of digital industrial products rose from 21% to 29%. 
The National Innovation Centre in Hoa Lac.

Ten outstanding science-technology events of Vietnam in 2023

The Vietnam Science and Technology Journalists’ Club has announced a list of 10 outstanding science and technology events of Vietnam in 2023, which covers various aspects such as policy and mechanisms, social sciences, natural sciences, applied sciences, the honouring of scientists, and international integration.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh (C) at the "TECHFEST - WHISE 2023" imprint programme (Photo: NDO)

Startup, innovation must be crucial political task: PM

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has said startup and innovation must be considered as a crucial political task that contributes to promoting robust economic growth, enhancing competitiveness edge and efficiency of production and business, increasing labour productivity, and opening up a new development space.
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Vietnam, RoK enhance science, technology collaboration

The National Agency for Science and Technology Information (NASTI) under the Ministry of Science and Technology, in coordination with the Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI), organised an international scientific conference on November 22 dedicated to developing technology database and smart information services for innovation.
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Vietnam, Poland strengthen cooperation in science

The Vietnam Institute of Geosciences and Mineral Resources under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, in collaboration with Poland’s University of Warsaw, organised a conference on scientific cooperation between Vietnam and Poland in Hanoi on November 6.
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