Vietnam, Laos work collectively in constructing startup, innovation ecosystem

Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Tran Van Tung speaks at the forum. (Photo: VNA)
Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Science and Expertise Tran Van Tung speaks on the discussion board. (Photograph: VNA)

Vientiane (VNA) – A discussion board that goals to attach know-how researchers, builders, and science and know-how administration companies of Vietnam, with Laos’ authorities companies and companies opened in Vientiane on April 4.

The Tech-Innovation Vietnam-Laos 2023 discussion board was collectively held by the Vietnamese Ministry of Science and Expertise (MoST) and the Lao Ministry of Expertise and Communications.

It’s meant to advertise the commercialisation, utility and funding in applied sciences in key areas in Laos akin to farm produce processing and preservation, renewable vitality, environmental remedy, IT and digital transformation, MoST Deputy Minister Tran Van Tung stated in his opening remarks.

The discussion board can even assist to tighten the hyperlinks between the 2 ministries, whereas contributing to enhancing exchanges and coordination between researchers of the 2 international locations, in addition to cooperation between their enterprises, he continued.

For his half, Lao Minister Boviengkham Vongdara famous his hope that the discussion board will provide a possibility for the 2 sides to cooperate in analysis and funding in science-technology and innovation, making science-technology a driving pressure and a agency pillar for nationwide socio-economic growth.

The 2-day discussion board options 64 pavilions introducing analysis outcomes and promising applied sciences, notably these by representatives from the Vietnamese startup and innovation ecosystem within the fields of agriculture, development and group growth, magnificence companies, and advertising.

Throughout the framework of the discussion board, there are additionally in-depth seminars on tech connectivity, startup and innovation, and on growth orientations for the startup and innovation ecosystem in Laos, together with exchanges and conferences between companions of the 2 international locations.

Following the opening ceremony, the members witnessed the signing of agreements on technological switch between analysis institutes, universities and companies of Vietnam and their Lao companions.

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